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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 224 233 243
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 16 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.27% 0.39% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.40% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 32
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £35,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
5659 6938 7136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.36% 96.74% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4619 5636 5808
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -2 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hertfordshire +13 5 £32,500 -23.52%
Suffolk +16 2 £25,000 -47.36%
Bedfordshire - 2 £47,500 -
QA Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 26 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (65.38%) Test Automation
4 16 (61.54%) Scrum
5 11 (42.31%) Selenium
6 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
6 9 (34.62%) C#
6 9 (34.62%) Python
7 8 (30.77%) SQL
7 8 (30.77%) Automated Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Ruby
8 6 (23.08%) Subversion
8 6 (23.08%) TDD
8 6 (23.08%) BDD
8 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
8 6 (23.08%) Automation Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
9 5 (19.23%) Java
9 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Degree
10 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
11 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
11 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
11 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
11 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (11.54%) Perl
11 3 (11.54%) .NET
11 3 (11.54%) C

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 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Selenium
2 6 (23.08%) Subversion
3 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
4 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.69%) JUnit
5 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) Test Automation
3 16 (61.54%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Automated Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Automation Testing
6 6 (23.08%) BDD
6 6 (23.08%) TDD
7 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
9 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
10 2 (7.69%) Analytics
10 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
10 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
10 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) C#
1 9 (34.62%) Python
2 8 (30.77%) Ruby
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) C
4 3 (11.54%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
1 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
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