The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 233 230 228
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 32 38 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.52% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.54% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32 34 26
Average salary £39,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QA Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6796 7080 6618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.67% 96.58% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5554 5734 5369
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the East of England region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

QA Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -2 17 £37,500 -18.91% 1
Hertfordshire +7 9 £42,500 -
Suffolk -6 5 £34,000 +36.00%
Bedfordshire +1 1 £39,000 +11.42%
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 74 (100.00%) QA
2 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (45.95%) Selenium
4 31 (41.89%) Test Automation
4 31 (41.89%) Python
5 26 (35.14%) Scrum
6 24 (32.43%) Degree
7 21 (28.38%) QA Automation
8 17 (22.97%) Java
8 17 (22.97%) SQL
8 17 (22.97%) JIRA
8 17 (22.97%) Automated Testing
8 17 (22.97%) WebDriver
9 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering
9 16 (21.62%) SDLC
10 15 (20.27%) Manual Testing
11 14 (18.92%) Android
11 14 (18.92%) Functional Testing
12 12 (16.22%) BDD
12 12 (16.22%) Ruby
12 12 (16.22%) XML
13 11 (14.86%) Windows
13 11 (14.86%) Mobile App
13 11 (14.86%) Automation Testing
14 10 (13.51%) Apple iOS
14 10 (13.51%) HTML
14 10 (13.51%) Perl
14 10 (13.51%) C#
15 9 (12.16%) TDD
15 9 (12.16%) JUnit

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (45.95%) Selenium
2 17 (22.97%) JIRA
2 17 (22.97%) WebDriver
3 9 (12.16%) JUnit
4 8 (10.81%) JBehave
4 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
5 7 (9.46%) Bugzilla
6 5 (6.76%) Subversion
7 3 (4.05%) Appium
7 3 (4.05%) Calabash
7 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.05%) JMeter
8 2 (2.70%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.35%) RSpec
9 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.35%) WATIR
General
1 4 (5.41%) Electronics
2 3 (4.05%) Banking
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Games
3 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) XML
2 10 (13.51%) HTML
3 9 (12.16%) Web Services
4 6 (8.11%) J2EE
5 5 (6.76%) REST
5 5 (6.76%) RESTful
6 2 (2.70%) CSS
7 1 (1.35%) .NET
7 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.76%) RIA
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Online Games
6 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.35%) EPoS
6 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Android
2 11 (14.86%) Windows
3 10 (13.51%) Apple iOS
4 7 (9.46%) Linux
4 7 (9.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.89%) Test Automation
3 26 (35.14%) Scrum
4 21 (28.38%) QA Automation
5 17 (22.97%) Automated Testing
6 16 (21.62%) SDLC
6 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering
7 15 (20.27%) Manual Testing
8 14 (18.92%) Functional Testing
9 12 (16.22%) BDD
10 11 (14.86%) Automation Testing
11 9 (12.16%) Defect Tracking
11 9 (12.16%) TDD
12 8 (10.81%) OO
12 8 (10.81%) Performance Testing
12 8 (10.81%) Project Planning
12 8 (10.81%) Test Scripting
13 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (9.46%) Defect Management
13 7 (9.46%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.89%) Python
2 17 (22.97%) Java
2 17 (22.97%) SQL
3 12 (16.22%) Ruby
4 10 (13.51%) C#
4 10 (13.51%) Perl
5 6 (8.11%) C++
6 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (32.43%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) ISEB
3 4 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SDET
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Perforce
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (1.35%) HP
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) Rally
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Spring Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago