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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 225 250 226
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 38 27 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 0.35% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.36% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 35 26 66
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £48,750 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
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
6618 7426 8473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.73% 97.59% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5466 6093 7037
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +28 17 £43,500 +68.93%
Cambridgeshire -8 9 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Essex +7 8 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Suffolk - 4 £40,000 - 1
QA Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 72 (100.00%) QA
2 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (58.33%) Selenium
4 30 (41.67%) Scrum
5 28 (38.89%) Java
6 26 (36.11%) Test Automation
7 23 (31.94%) Degree
8 22 (30.56%) SQL
9 21 (29.17%) Python
9 21 (29.17%) QA Automation
10 19 (26.39%) WebDriver
11 18 (25.00%) BDD
12 17 (23.61%) Automated Testing
12 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
13 16 (22.22%) TDD
14 15 (20.83%) Automation Testing
15 14 (19.44%) Manual Testing
16 12 (16.67%) JUnit
16 12 (16.67%) XML
17 11 (15.28%) Web Services
17 11 (15.28%) JIRA
18 10 (13.89%) Functional Testing
18 10 (13.89%) REST
18 10 (13.89%) JBehave
19 9 (12.50%) Android
19 9 (12.50%) RESTful
19 9 (12.50%) Software Testing
19 9 (12.50%) RIA
19 9 (12.50%) Regression Testing
19 9 (12.50%) Internet

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) Big Data
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (58.33%) Selenium
2 19 (26.39%) WebDriver
3 12 (16.67%) JUnit
4 11 (15.28%) JIRA
5 10 (13.89%) JBehave
6 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
7 6 (8.33%) Bugzilla
7 6 (8.33%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.56%) JMeter
9 3 (4.17%) Calabash
9 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
9 3 (4.17%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.78%) Gerrit
10 2 (2.78%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.78%) Subversion
11 1 (1.39%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Electronics
2 3 (4.17%) Games
3 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) XML
2 11 (15.28%) Web Services
3 10 (13.89%) REST
4 9 (12.50%) RESTful
5 8 (11.11%) J2EE
6 5 (6.94%) .NET
6 5 (6.94%) HTML
7 2 (2.78%) Android SDK
7 2 (2.78%) Middleware
8 1 (1.39%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) RIA
2 7 (9.72%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.17%) Online Games
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) EPoS
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Android
2 8 (11.11%) Linux
3 7 (9.72%) Apple iOS
3 7 (9.72%) Windows
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (41.67%) Scrum
3 26 (36.11%) Test Automation
4 21 (29.17%) QA Automation
5 18 (25.00%) BDD
6 17 (23.61%) Automated Testing
6 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
7 16 (22.22%) TDD
8 15 (20.83%) Automation Testing
9 14 (19.44%) Manual Testing
10 10 (13.89%) Functional Testing
11 9 (12.50%) Regression Testing
11 9 (12.50%) Software Testing
12 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (11.11%) SDLC
13 7 (9.72%) Defect Tracking
14 6 (8.33%) Defect Management
14 6 (8.33%) OO
14 6 (8.33%) Test Scripting
15 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) Java
2 22 (30.56%) SQL
3 21 (29.17%) Python
4 8 (11.11%) C#
4 8 (11.11%) Ruby
5 6 (8.33%) Perl
6 3 (4.17%) C++
6 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) ISEB
3 3 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (8.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (4.17%) Perforce
2 1 (1.39%) Xamarin
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