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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 202 249 253
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 43 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.66% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.44% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 26
Median salary £42,250 £32,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.03% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
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
6253 7330 7770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.07% 96.68% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5320 6112 6485
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +26 17 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Cambridgeshire +16 16 £38,750 +6.89% 2
Suffolk - 8 £36,250 -
Essex +4 2 £50,000 -
QA Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 80 (100.00%) QA
2 44 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (53.75%) Selenium
4 38 (47.50%) Java
5 29 (36.25%) SQL
6 27 (33.75%) Scrum
7 26 (32.50%) Software Engineering
8 22 (27.50%) BDD
8 22 (27.50%) Test Automation
8 22 (27.50%) TDD
9 21 (26.25%) Degree
10 20 (25.00%) Manual Testing
10 20 (25.00%) WebDriver
10 20 (25.00%) Web Services
10 20 (25.00%) QA Automation
11 19 (23.75%) RESTful
12 18 (22.50%) Cucumber
12 18 (22.50%) JUnit
13 17 (21.25%) REST
14 16 (20.00%) Software Testing
15 15 (18.75%) RIA
15 15 (18.75%) JBehave
15 15 (18.75%) Regression Testing
15 15 (18.75%) XML
15 15 (18.75%) Internet
15 15 (18.75%) SDET
16 14 (17.50%) API Testing
16 14 (17.50%) Automation Testing
17 13 (16.25%) Automated Testing
18 12 (15.00%) Test Scripting

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 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) Internet
2 3 (3.75%) HTTP
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.25%) DNS
4 1 (1.25%) SSL
4 1 (1.25%) Wireless
4 1 (1.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) Big Data
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (53.75%) Selenium
2 20 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 18 (22.50%) Cucumber
3 18 (22.50%) JUnit
4 15 (18.75%) JBehave
5 9 (11.25%) JMeter
6 6 (7.50%) JIRA
7 3 (3.75%) Calabash
7 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.75%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.75%) Subversion
8 2 (2.50%) Gerrit
8 2 (2.50%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.50%) WATIR
9 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.25%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.25%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Games
3 3 (3.75%) Legal
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) Web Services
2 19 (23.75%) RESTful
3 17 (21.25%) REST
4 15 (18.75%) XML
5 12 (15.00%) Gherkin
6 5 (6.25%) .NET
7 4 (5.00%) Android SDK
7 4 (5.00%) J2EE
7 4 (5.00%) Middleware
7 4 (5.00%) SOAP
8 3 (3.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) RIA
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.75%) Online Games
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Android
3 6 (7.50%) Windows
4 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.75%) Scrum
3 26 (32.50%) Software Engineering
4 22 (27.50%) BDD
4 22 (27.50%) TDD
4 22 (27.50%) Test Automation
5 20 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 20 (25.00%) QA Automation
6 16 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 15 (18.75%) Regression Testing
8 14 (17.50%) API Testing
8 14 (17.50%) Automation Testing
9 13 (16.25%) Automated Testing
10 12 (15.00%) Test Scripting
11 8 (10.00%) Multithreading
12 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (7.50%) Functional Testing
13 6 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
15 4 (5.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (47.50%) Java
2 29 (36.25%) SQL
3 10 (12.50%) Python
4 8 (10.00%) C#
5 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.25%) Perl
6 5 (6.25%) Ruby
7 4 (5.00%) PHP
8 3 (3.75%) C
8 3 (3.75%) C++
9 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) Degree
2 10 (12.50%) ISEB
3 5 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (18.75%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.50%) HP
2 2 (2.50%) Rally
2 2 (2.50%) VMware
3 1 (1.25%) Xamarin
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