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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 243 222 236
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 9 44 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.62% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.64% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 44 36
Median salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
6319 6905 7659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.67% 96.80% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5159 5764 6263
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Cambridgeshire -3 8 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Hertfordshire -13 1 £42,500 +36.00%
QA Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 41 (100.00%) QA
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (60.98%) Test Automation
4 20 (48.78%) Scrum
5 18 (43.90%) Selenium
6 14 (34.15%) Web Services
7 13 (31.71%) Java
7 13 (31.71%) Manual Testing
8 11 (26.83%) Cucumber
9 10 (24.39%) Ruby
9 10 (24.39%) Python
9 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
10 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
10 9 (21.95%) TDD
10 9 (21.95%) SQL
10 9 (21.95%) RESTful
10 9 (21.95%) BDD
10 9 (21.95%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (19.51%) QA Automation
11 8 (19.51%) WebDriver
11 8 (19.51%) C#
11 8 (19.51%) Subversion
12 7 (17.07%) Regression Testing
12 7 (17.07%) Windows
12 7 (17.07%) JUnit
12 7 (17.07%) ISEB
12 7 (17.07%) Gherkin
12 7 (17.07%) REST
13 6 (14.63%) Functional Testing
13 6 (14.63%) SDET

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 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Internet
2 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) SSL
3 1 (2.44%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Selenium
2 11 (26.83%) Cucumber
3 8 (19.51%) Subversion
3 8 (19.51%) WebDriver
4 7 (17.07%) JUnit
5 6 (14.63%) JBehave
5 6 (14.63%) JMeter
6 5 (12.20%) JIRA
7 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.88%) WATIR
9 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
9 1 (2.44%) Calabash
9 1 (2.44%) Gatling
9 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.44%) LabVIEW
9 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) Web Services
2 9 (21.95%) RESTful
3 7 (17.07%) Gherkin
3 7 (17.07%) REST
4 6 (14.63%) XML
5 3 (7.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) RIA
2 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Online Games
5 1 (2.44%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) Test Automation
3 20 (48.78%) Scrum
4 13 (31.71%) Manual Testing
5 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
6 9 (21.95%) BDD
6 9 (21.95%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
6 9 (21.95%) TDD
7 8 (19.51%) QA Automation
8 7 (17.07%) Regression Testing
9 6 (14.63%) API Testing
9 6 (14.63%) Functional Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
11 4 (9.76%) Automation Testing
12 3 (7.32%) Software Architecture
12 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
13 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
13 2 (4.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) Python
2 10 (24.39%) Ruby
3 9 (21.95%) SQL
4 8 (19.51%) C#
5 5 (12.20%) C
6 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.76%) Perl
7 3 (7.32%) PHP
8 2 (4.88%) C++
9 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) ISEB
2 6 (14.63%) Degree
3 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (14.63%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (4.88%) HP
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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