The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the 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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 502 562 491
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 440 421 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 404 349 491
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,300 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
QA Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88497 99146 103949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.41% 96.34% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75343 82658 85497
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the England region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in England

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in England

QA Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
London +74 257 £50,000 +5.26% 33
South East +10 73 £40,000 - 12
East of England +46 47 £45,000 +40.62% 5
North West +22 18 £32,500 -13.33% 3
East Midlands +19 18 £35,500 +1.42% 7
Yorkshire +30 14 £33,250 -11.33% 1
South West -1 6 £38,750 -7.73% 1
West Midlands -5 5 £36,250 +11.53% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 1
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 England region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 973 (100.00%) QA
2 710 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
3 550 (56.53%) Selenium
4 421 (43.27%) Java
5 344 (35.35%) BDD
6 298 (30.63%) Cucumber
7 287 (29.50%) Test Automation
8 280 (28.78%) Scrum
9 270 (27.75%) WebDriver
10 266 (27.34%) TDD
11 248 (25.49%) Manual Testing
12 228 (23.43%) SQL
13 193 (19.84%) Automated Testing
14 190 (19.53%) C#
15 189 (19.42%) Automation Testing
16 185 (19.01%) Finance
17 180 (18.50%) Degree
17 180 (18.50%) JIRA
18 178 (18.29%) Software Testing
19 172 (17.68%) Regression Testing
20 157 (16.14%) QA Automation
21 144 (14.80%) ISEB
22 139 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
23 136 (13.98%) Test Scripting
24 124 (12.74%) Ruby
24 124 (12.74%) Web Services
25 123 (12.64%) ISTQB
26 121 (12.44%) Computer Science
27 116 (11.92%) Android
28 112 (11.51%) JUnit

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 40 (4.11%) Confluence
2 23 (2.36%) IIS
3 10 (1.03%) CICS
4 9 (0.92%) CMS
5 3 (0.31%) SAS
6 2 (0.21%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.10%) Apache
7 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 62 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.82%) Maya
3 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.26%) SaaS
4 11 (1.13%) GitHub
5 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.21%) IaaS
6 2 (0.21%) PaaS
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.52%) Internet
2 25 (2.57%) HTTP
3 6 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.51%) SSH
5 2 (0.21%) GSM
5 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.21%) LTE
5 2 (0.21%) UMTS
5 2 (0.21%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.10%) Broadband
6 1 (0.10%) DNS
6 1 (0.10%) Firewall
6 1 (0.10%) IMAP
6 1 (0.10%) NAS
6 1 (0.10%) SAN
6 1 (0.10%) SMTP
6 1 (0.10%) SSL
6 1 (0.10%) Wireless
6 1 (0.10%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (6.27%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.67%) MongoDB
3 24 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.36%) MySQL
5 15 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.13%) DB2
8 9 (0.92%) Data Mining
9 8 (0.82%) Big Data
9 8 (0.82%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (0.51%) HBase
11 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.31%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 550 (56.53%) Selenium
2 298 (30.63%) Cucumber
3 270 (27.75%) WebDriver
4 180 (18.50%) JIRA
5 112 (11.51%) JUnit
6 100 (10.28%) Jenkins
7 90 (9.25%) Git (software)
8 88 (9.04%) SoapUI
9 79 (8.12%) JMeter
10 68 (6.99%) Appium
11 57 (5.86%) SpecFlow
12 52 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
13 40 (4.11%) JBehave
14 34 (3.49%) HP UFT
15 32 (3.29%) Subversion
16 28 (2.88%) Calabash
17 27 (2.77%) Hudson
18 26 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 25 (2.57%) FitNesse
20 23 (2.36%) Robotium
General
1 185 (19.01%) Finance
2 49 (5.04%) Games
3 42 (4.32%) Retail
4 31 (3.19%) Marketing
5 30 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.64%) Banking
7 15 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.44%) Advertising
9 11 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.03%) Electronics
11 7 (0.72%) Legal
11 7 (0.72%) Polish Language
12 6 (0.62%) Back Office
12 6 (0.62%) Law
13 5 (0.51%) Online Betting
14 4 (0.41%) Automotive
15 3 (0.31%) Front Office
16 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (12.74%) Web Services
2 111 (11.41%) .NET
3 86 (8.84%) XML
4 82 (8.43%) RESTful
5 76 (7.81%) HTML
6 73 (7.50%) REST
7 64 (6.58%) Gherkin
8 56 (5.76%) SOAP
9 39 (4.01%) CSS
10 34 (3.49%) JSON
11 20 (2.06%) Ajax
11 20 (2.06%) Spring
12 19 (1.95%) HTML5
13 16 (1.64%) Hibernate
13 16 (1.64%) Java EE
14 15 (1.54%) AngularJS
15 13 (1.34%) .NET Framework
16 11 (1.13%) JMS
16 11 (1.13%) jQuery
16 11 (1.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 121 (12.44%) Computer Science
2 106 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (8.43%) Mobile App
4 34 (3.49%) Fintech
5 29 (2.98%) RIA
6 28 (2.88%) Blog
7 23 (2.36%) Online Games
8 22 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 21 (2.16%) Mainframe
9 21 (2.16%) User Experience
10 16 (1.64%) Digital Media
11 11 (1.13%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.03%) Wiki
13 9 (0.92%) VSAM
14 8 (0.82%) Online Gambling
15 7 (0.72%) Augmented Reality
15 7 (0.72%) Blackberry
16 6 (0.62%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 116 (11.92%) Android
2 93 (9.56%) Apple iOS
3 92 (9.46%) Linux
4 85 (8.74%) Windows
5 55 (5.65%) Unix
6 21 (2.16%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.82%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.51%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.51%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.21%) CentOS
10 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.10%) AIX
11 1 (0.10%) HPUX
11 1 (0.10%) Solaris
11 1 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 710 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (35.35%) BDD
3 287 (29.50%) Test Automation
4 280 (28.78%) Scrum
5 266 (27.34%) TDD
6 248 (25.49%) Manual Testing
7 193 (19.84%) Automated Testing
8 189 (19.42%) Automation Testing
9 178 (18.29%) Software Testing
10 172 (17.68%) Regression Testing
11 157 (16.14%) QA Automation
12 139 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 136 (13.98%) Test Scripting
14 103 (10.59%) API Testing
15 97 (9.97%) SDLC
16 96 (9.87%) Functional Testing
17 93 (9.56%) User Acceptance Testing
18 90 (9.25%) Test Strategy
19 86 (8.84%) Agile Testing
20 81 (8.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 421 (43.27%) Java
2 228 (23.43%) SQL
3 190 (19.53%) C#
4 124 (12.74%) Ruby
5 104 (10.69%) Python
6 90 (9.25%) JavaScript
7 42 (4.32%) PHP
8 32 (3.29%) Scala
9 25 (2.57%) Clojure
10 24 (2.47%) C++
11 22 (2.26%) Bash Shell
11 22 (2.26%) Perl
12 21 (2.16%) VBScript
13 20 (2.06%) Groovy
14 18 (1.85%) C
15 16 (1.64%) COBOL
16 13 (1.34%) VB
17 9 (0.92%) JCL
18 8 (0.82%) T-SQL
19 4 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 180 (18.50%) Degree
2 144 (14.80%) ISEB
3 123 (12.64%) ISTQB
4 27 (2.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (0.72%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.51%) MBA
9 2 (0.21%) IRCA
9 2 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 973 (100.00%) QA
2 32 (3.29%) SDET
3 28 (2.88%) GCP
4 5 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.21%) MiFID
5 2 (0.21%) WAI
5 2 (0.21%) WCAG
6 1 (0.10%) EFQM
6 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (0.82%) Firmware
4 7 (0.72%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.10%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 49 (5.04%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.21%) Puppet
4 1 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.10%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 109 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 47 (4.83%) Oracle
3 42 (4.32%) HP
4 19 (1.95%) Rally
5 16 (1.64%) Atlassian
5 16 (1.64%) Google
5 16 (1.64%) VMware
6 15 (1.54%) SAP
7 10 (1.03%) Sophos
8 7 (0.72%) Pega
9 5 (0.51%) Apple
9 5 (0.51%) Cadence
9 5 (0.51%) Facebook
10 3 (0.31%) CA
10 3 (0.31%) New Relic
10 3 (0.31%) NICE Systems
10 3 (0.31%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.31%) StreamBase
10 3 (0.31%) WorldPay
11 2 (0.21%) Splunk
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
onezeero.
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k-25k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £3000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago