The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 224 230 227
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 16 38 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.27% 0.55% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.57% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16 38 37
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,750 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
5684 6679 6894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.96% 96.98% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4679 5530 5592
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -7 10 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Hertfordshire 0 3 £32,500 -23.52%
Bedfordshire +8 2 £47,500 +21.79%
Suffolk +1 1 £25,000 -26.47%
QA Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (70.59%) Test Automation
4 22 (64.71%) Scrum
5 14 (41.18%) Selenium
6 12 (35.29%) Manual Testing
7 11 (32.35%) Python
8 10 (29.41%) SQL
8 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
8 10 (29.41%) Ruby
9 9 (26.47%) Subversion
10 8 (23.53%) C#
11 7 (20.59%) Web Services
11 7 (20.59%) TDD
11 7 (20.59%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
12 6 (17.65%) Degree
12 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
12 6 (17.65%) BDD
12 6 (17.65%) Java
12 6 (17.65%) Windows
12 6 (17.65%) ISEB
13 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
13 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
13 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
13 5 (14.71%) Functional Testing
14 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
14 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
14 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (11.76%) Microsoft

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Selenium
2 9 (26.47%) Subversion
3 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.76%) JUnit
5 3 (8.82%) JIRA
5 3 (8.82%) SpecFlow
5 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.88%) JBehave
6 2 (5.88%) JMeter
6 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.94%) Gatling
7 1 (2.94%) WATIR
General
1 2 (5.88%) Banking
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) REST
2 3 (8.82%) RESTful
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) RIA
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (70.59%) Test Automation
3 22 (64.71%) Scrum
4 12 (35.29%) Manual Testing
5 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (20.59%) TDD
7 6 (17.65%) BDD
8 5 (14.71%) Functional Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
11 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
11 2 (5.88%) Software Architecture
11 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Python
2 10 (29.41%) Ruby
2 10 (29.41%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) C#
4 6 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (8.82%) C
5 3 (8.82%) Perl
6 2 (5.88%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
1 6 (17.65%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.94%) Firmware
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) VMware
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