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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 194 250 240
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 47 28 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.72% 0.36% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.37% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 41 27 40
Median salary £45,000 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
6247 7553 8130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.03% 97.42% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5330 6286 6792
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +35 20 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 16 £46,250 +8.82% 3
Suffolk - 6 £32,500 - 1
Essex +14 5 £50,000 +2.56%
QA Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 67 (100.00%) QA
2 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (50.75%) Selenium
4 32 (47.76%) Java
5 27 (40.30%) SQL
6 22 (32.84%) Software Engineering
6 22 (32.84%) Degree
7 21 (31.34%) Test Automation
7 21 (31.34%) Scrum
8 18 (26.87%) BDD
9 17 (25.37%) TDD
10 15 (22.39%) WebDriver
10 15 (22.39%) Manual Testing
10 15 (22.39%) QA Automation
11 14 (20.90%) JUnit
12 13 (19.40%) Software Testing
12 13 (19.40%) Cucumber
13 12 (17.91%) RESTful
13 12 (17.91%) Web Services
13 12 (17.91%) XML
13 12 (17.91%) Python
13 12 (17.91%) Automation Testing
14 11 (16.42%) Automated Testing
14 11 (16.42%) REST
15 10 (14.93%) JBehave
15 10 (14.93%) Test Scripting
15 10 (14.93%) RIA
15 10 (14.93%) Linux
15 10 (14.93%) Regression Testing
15 10 (14.93%) 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 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Big Data
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (50.75%) Selenium
2 15 (22.39%) WebDriver
3 14 (20.90%) JUnit
4 13 (19.40%) Cucumber
5 10 (14.93%) JBehave
6 7 (10.45%) JIRA
7 4 (5.97%) Calabash
7 4 (5.97%) JMeter
7 4 (5.97%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.48%) Bugzilla
8 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.99%) Gerrit
9 2 (2.99%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.49%) TestComplete
10 1 (1.49%) YouTrack
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Games
3 3 (4.48%) Legal
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) RESTful
1 12 (17.91%) Web Services
1 12 (17.91%) XML
2 11 (16.42%) REST
3 7 (10.45%) Gherkin
4 5 (7.46%) .NET
4 5 (7.46%) HTML
5 4 (5.97%) Android SDK
5 4 (5.97%) J2EE
5 4 (5.97%) Middleware
6 2 (2.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) RIA
2 4 (5.97%) Online Games
3 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Linux
2 8 (11.94%) Android
3 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.84%) Software Engineering
3 21 (31.34%) Scrum
3 21 (31.34%) Test Automation
4 18 (26.87%) BDD
5 17 (25.37%) TDD
6 15 (22.39%) Manual Testing
6 15 (22.39%) QA Automation
7 13 (19.40%) Software Testing
8 12 (17.91%) Automation Testing
9 11 (16.42%) Automated Testing
10 10 (14.93%) Regression Testing
10 10 (14.93%) Test Scripting
11 9 (13.43%) API Testing
12 8 (11.94%) Multithreading
13 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (7.46%) Functional Testing
15 4 (5.97%) Android Development
15 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) Java
2 27 (40.30%) SQL
3 12 (17.91%) Python
4 8 (11.94%) C#
5 7 (10.45%) Perl
6 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.48%) Ruby
8 2 (2.99%) C++
8 2 (2.99%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) ISEB
3 4 (5.97%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (14.93%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (2.99%) Perforce
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) Xamarin
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago