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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 215 237 241
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 32 33 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.46% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 30
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
6171 7130 7607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.32% 96.14% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5269 6001 6261
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
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 24 August 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 24 August 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 13 £43,000 +56.36% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 12 £41,250 +17.85% 3
Suffolk +1 7 £40,000 +26.98%
QA Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 43 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (47.50%) Selenium
4 35 (43.75%) Java
5 28 (35.00%) Scrum
6 26 (32.50%) Test Automation
7 25 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 25 (31.25%) SQL
8 21 (26.25%) Manual Testing
8 21 (26.25%) Degree
8 21 (26.25%) Web Services
9 19 (23.75%) BDD
10 18 (22.50%) QA Automation
10 18 (22.50%) TDD
10 18 (22.50%) RESTful
10 18 (22.50%) WebDriver
11 16 (20.00%) JUnit
11 16 (20.00%) Cucumber
11 16 (20.00%) REST
12 15 (18.75%) Software Testing
12 15 (18.75%) Regression Testing
13 14 (17.50%) XML
13 14 (17.50%) Internet
13 14 (17.50%) RIA
13 14 (17.50%) JBehave
13 14 (17.50%) SDET
14 13 (16.25%) API Testing
15 12 (15.00%) Automated Testing
15 12 (15.00%) Automation Testing
15 12 (15.00%) Gherkin

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 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.50%) Internet
2 3 (3.75%) HTTP
2 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
3 1 (1.25%) Wireless
3 1 (1.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) Big Data
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (47.50%) Selenium
2 18 (22.50%) WebDriver
3 16 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 16 (20.00%) JUnit
4 14 (17.50%) JBehave
5 8 (10.00%) JMeter
6 6 (7.50%) JIRA
7 5 (6.25%) Subversion
8 2 (2.50%) Calabash
8 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.50%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.50%) WATIR
9 1 (1.25%) Gatling
9 1 (1.25%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.25%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.25%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (8.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Games
2 3 (3.75%) Legal
2 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) Web Services
2 18 (22.50%) RESTful
3 16 (20.00%) REST
4 14 (17.50%) XML
5 12 (15.00%) Gherkin
6 4 (5.00%) Android SDK
6 4 (5.00%) J2EE
6 4 (5.00%) Middleware
6 4 (5.00%) SOAP
7 3 (3.75%) .NET
7 3 (3.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) RIA
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.50%) Online Games
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Windows
3 6 (7.50%) Android
4 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.00%) Scrum
3 26 (32.50%) Test Automation
4 25 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 21 (26.25%) Manual Testing
6 19 (23.75%) BDD
7 18 (22.50%) QA Automation
7 18 (22.50%) TDD
8 15 (18.75%) Regression Testing
8 15 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 13 (16.25%) API Testing
10 12 (15.00%) Automated Testing
10 12 (15.00%) Automation Testing
11 11 (13.75%) Test Scripting
12 8 (10.00%) Multithreading
13 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (8.75%) Functional Testing
14 6 (7.50%) Non-Functional Testing
14 6 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
15 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.75%) Java
2 25 (31.25%) SQL
3 10 (12.50%) Python
4 7 (8.75%) C#
5 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.50%) Ruby
6 4 (5.00%) Perl
6 4 (5.00%) PHP
7 3 (3.75%) C
7 3 (3.75%) C++
8 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) Degree
2 11 (13.75%) ISEB
3 6 (7.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (17.50%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
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%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) Xamarin
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Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
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