The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 244 225 238
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 19 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.44% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 28
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,750 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7634 7224 8264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.74% 94.54% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6360 6183 7041
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +6 15 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hertfordshire -28 3 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Bedfordshire -5 1 £52,500 +50.00%
QA Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 77 (100.00%) QA
2 37 (48.05%) Selenium
3 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 28 (36.36%) Degree
5 24 (31.17%) ISTQB
6 23 (29.87%) Test Scripting
6 23 (29.87%) C#
6 23 (29.87%) ISEB
7 20 (25.97%) Software Testing
8 19 (24.68%) .NET
8 19 (24.68%) Linux
9 18 (23.38%) Windows
10 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
11 16 (20.78%) SQL
11 16 (20.78%) Manual Testing
12 15 (19.48%) Java
13 13 (16.88%) C++
14 12 (15.58%) Automation Testing
14 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
14 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
15 11 (14.29%) TDD
15 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
15 11 (14.29%) Finance
15 11 (14.29%) HTML
15 11 (14.29%) CSS
16 10 (12.99%) QuickTest Pro
16 10 (12.99%) Test Automation
16 10 (12.99%) Test Strategy
17 9 (11.69%) WebDriver

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.90%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.90%) MS Office
2 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Internet
2 5 (6.49%) HTTP
3 1 (1.30%) SMS
3 1 (1.30%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 37 (48.05%) Selenium
2 10 (12.99%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (11.69%) WebDriver
4 8 (10.39%) JIRA
5 7 (9.09%) WinRunner
6 6 (7.79%) Selenium IDE
6 6 (7.79%) FitNesse
7 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (6.49%) Sahi
8 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.90%) JBehave
9 3 (3.90%) JUnit
10 2 (2.60%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.60%) Bugzilla
10 2 (2.60%) WATIR
11 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.30%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Games
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Local Government
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Military
3 1 (1.30%) Automotive
3 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) .NET
2 11 (14.29%) HTML
2 11 (14.29%) CSS
3 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.19%) Web Services
3 4 (5.19%) jQuery
4 3 (3.90%) J2EE
5 1 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.90%) Smart Meter
3 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.60%) Online Games
5 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.30%) Wiki
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) Linux
2 18 (23.38%) Windows
3 7 (9.09%) UNIX
4 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 23 (29.87%) Test Scripting
3 20 (25.97%) Software Testing
4 16 (20.78%) Manual Testing
5 12 (15.58%) Automation Testing
5 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
6 11 (14.29%) TDD
7 10 (12.99%) Test Automation
7 10 (12.99%) Test Strategy
8 9 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (10.39%) Regression Testing
9 8 (10.39%) RAD
9 8 (10.39%) Multithreading
10 7 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
10 7 (9.09%) Analytics
11 6 (7.79%) Scrum
12 5 (6.49%) Compatibility Testing
12 5 (6.49%) User Stories
12 5 (6.49%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) C#
2 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.78%) SQL
4 15 (19.48%) Java
5 13 (16.88%) C++
6 9 (11.69%) Python
7 7 (9.09%) Delphi
8 6 (7.79%) C
9 3 (3.90%) Ruby
10 2 (2.60%) F#
11 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (36.36%) Degree
2 24 (31.17%) ISTQB
3 23 (29.87%) ISEB
4 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) TickIT
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) Adobe
3 1 (1.30%) Perforce
3 1 (1.30%) HP
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