The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 477 597 530
Rank change year-on-year
+120 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 496 347 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.35% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.36% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 443 314 381
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
London +101 285 £50,000 +11.11% 48
South East +7 84 £37,500 -6.25% 8
East of England -7 32 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Yorkshire +28 30 £35,000 +16.66% 8
North West +45 28 £37,500 +15.38%
South West -7 24 £50,000 +17.64% 4
West Midlands -4 11 £42,500 +117.94%
East Midlands +6 4 £35,000 +23.89%
Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 1082 (100.00%) QA
2 727 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
3 555 (51.29%) Selenium
4 443 (40.94%) Java
5 327 (30.22%) Test Automation
6 276 (25.51%) BDD
7 270 (24.95%) Scrum
8 269 (24.86%) Automated Testing
8 269 (24.86%) Manual Testing
9 263 (24.31%) TDD
10 253 (23.38%) WebDriver
11 246 (22.74%) Degree
12 240 (22.18%) C#
13 236 (21.81%) Cucumber
14 222 (20.52%) Software Testing
15 214 (19.78%) SQL
16 210 (19.41%) Test Scripting
17 189 (17.47%) Functional Testing
18 180 (16.64%) JIRA
19 169 (15.62%) SDLC
20 165 (15.25%) Automation Testing
21 161 (14.88%) QA Automation
22 159 (14.70%) Jenkins
23 156 (14.42%) Regression Testing
24 155 (14.33%) Python
25 148 (13.68%) Web Services
26 144 (13.31%) Finance
27 136 (12.57%) Windows
28 134 (12.38%) Mobile App
29 132 (12.20%) Computer Science

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (2.03%) IIS
2 15 (1.39%) ColdFusion
3 13 (1.20%) Apache
4 9 (0.83%) Confluence
5 7 (0.65%) CMS
5 7 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.37%) Node.js
6 4 (0.37%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.28%) SAS
7 3 (0.28%) TorqueBox
8 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.092%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.092%) JBoss
9 1 (0.092%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.092%) WebSphere
Applications
1 70 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.83%) MS Office
3 7 (0.65%) Maya
4 5 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.28%) Mingle
6 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.092%) Mudbox
7 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.092%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 13 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.092%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.68%) SaaS
2 19 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.74%) GitHub
5 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.092%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.092%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.53%) Internet
2 17 (1.57%) HTTP
3 9 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.55%) VoIP
5 5 (0.46%) PuTTY
5 5 (0.46%) WinSCP
6 4 (0.37%) Firewall
7 3 (0.28%) Broadband
7 3 (0.28%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.28%) SAN
7 3 (0.28%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.18%) DNS
8 2 (0.18%) IMAP
8 2 (0.18%) NAS
8 2 (0.18%) SMTP
9 1 (0.092%) DSL
9 1 (0.092%) LAN
9 1 (0.092%) SS7
9 1 (0.092%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (5.27%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.68%) MySQL
3 24 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.29%) MongoDB
5 12 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (0.83%) Big Data
6 9 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 9 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
7 8 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.65%) DB2
9 5 (0.46%) HBase
10 4 (0.37%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.37%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.18%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.092%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.092%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 555 (51.29%) Selenium
2 253 (23.38%) WebDriver
3 236 (21.81%) Cucumber
4 180 (16.64%) JIRA
5 159 (14.70%) Jenkins
6 102 (9.43%) JUnit
7 71 (6.56%) HP UFT
8 64 (5.91%) Appium
9 60 (5.55%) Git (software)
10 58 (5.36%) JMeter
11 57 (5.27%) SpecFlow
12 51 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 48 (4.44%) SoapUI
14 47 (4.34%) Visual Studio
15 40 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 36 (3.33%) RSpec
17 34 (3.14%) Calabash
17 34 (3.14%) Maven
18 33 (3.05%) NUnit
19 32 (2.96%) WATIR
General
1 144 (13.31%) Finance
2 50 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 36 (3.33%) Retail
4 34 (3.14%) Marketing
5 31 (2.87%) Games
6 18 (1.66%) Electronics
7 13 (1.20%) Legal
7 13 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.02%) Law
9 10 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.83%) Polish Language
11 8 (0.74%) Banking
11 8 (0.74%) Publishing
12 6 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.55%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.37%) Advertising
14 3 (0.28%) Back Office
14 3 (0.28%) Billing
15 2 (0.18%) Automotive
16 1 (0.092%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (13.68%) Web Services
2 118 (10.91%) .NET
3 98 (9.06%) XML
4 65 (6.01%) HTML
5 63 (5.82%) REST
6 45 (4.16%) CSS
7 41 (3.79%) SOAP
8 39 (3.60%) Gherkin
9 38 (3.51%) JSON
10 27 (2.50%) RESTful
11 20 (1.85%) J2EE
12 18 (1.66%) HTML5
13 15 (1.39%) AngularJS
14 13 (1.20%) Spring
15 12 (1.11%) Ajax
16 11 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (1.02%) LAMP
17 10 (0.92%) KnockoutJS
18 9 (0.83%) Java EE
18 9 (0.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 134 (12.38%) Mobile App
2 132 (12.20%) Computer Science
3 107 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (3.05%) Fintech
5 26 (2.40%) iPhone
6 22 (2.03%) User Experience
7 19 (1.76%) Digital Media
8 16 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (1.39%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.29%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.20%) Online Games
11 13 (1.20%) Physics
12 10 (0.92%) RIA
12 10 (0.92%) Social Network
13 9 (0.83%) Online Gambling
13 9 (0.83%) Wiki
14 8 (0.74%) iPad
14 8 (0.74%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 136 (12.57%) Windows
2 130 (12.01%) Android
3 120 (11.09%) Apple iOS
4 93 (8.60%) Linux
5 63 (5.82%) Unix
6 20 (1.85%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.02%) Windows Phone
8 8 (0.74%) CentOS
8 8 (0.74%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.46%) Solaris
10 2 (0.18%) AIX
10 2 (0.18%) HPUX
10 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.18%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.092%) SUSE
11 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 727 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (30.22%) Test Automation
3 276 (25.51%) BDD
4 270 (24.95%) Scrum
5 269 (24.86%) Automated Testing
5 269 (24.86%) Manual Testing
6 263 (24.31%) TDD
7 222 (20.52%) Software Testing
8 210 (19.41%) Test Scripting
9 189 (17.47%) Functional Testing
10 169 (15.62%) SDLC
11 165 (15.25%) Automation Testing
12 161 (14.88%) QA Automation
13 156 (14.42%) Regression Testing
14 130 (12.01%) Continuous Integration
15 126 (11.65%) Test Strategy
16 118 (10.91%) Software Engineering
17 112 (10.35%) User Acceptance Testing
18 101 (9.33%) Performance Testing
19 84 (7.76%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 443 (40.94%) Java
2 240 (22.18%) C#
3 214 (19.78%) SQL
4 155 (14.33%) Python
5 126 (11.65%) Ruby
6 88 (8.13%) PHP
7 65 (6.01%) JavaScript
8 38 (3.51%) Scala
9 34 (3.14%) Perl
10 28 (2.59%) C++
11 23 (2.13%) Groovy
12 19 (1.76%) C
13 13 (1.20%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.11%) Clojure
14 12 (1.11%) PL/SQL
15 11 (1.02%) Objective-C
16 10 (0.92%) VBScript
17 7 (0.65%) COBOL
17 7 (0.65%) VB
18 4 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 246 (22.74%) Degree
2 128 (11.83%) ISEB
3 104 (9.61%) ISTQB
4 29 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (1.29%) HND
6 9 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (0.55%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.18%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.092%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1082 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (2.13%) SDET
3 6 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.46%) GCP
5 2 (0.18%) HL7
5 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.092%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.092%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (0.83%) Docker
2 8 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.28%) Firmware
5 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.092%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 98 (9.06%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.48%) Ansible
3 13 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.20%) Puppet
4 7 (0.65%) SCVMM
5 6 (0.55%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.28%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (0.18%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.18%) Salt
7 2 (0.18%) SCCM
8 1 (0.092%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 112 (10.35%) Microsoft
2 91 (8.41%) HP
3 58 (5.36%) Oracle
4 27 (2.50%) Google
5 23 (2.13%) SAP
6 20 (1.85%) Facebook
6 20 (1.85%) Rally
7 12 (1.11%) Atlassian
7 12 (1.11%) Telerik
8 10 (0.92%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.74%) ForgeRock
9 8 (0.74%) Pega
9 8 (0.74%) VMware
10 7 (0.65%) Perforce
11 6 (0.55%) Sophos
12 4 (0.37%) Apple
12 4 (0.37%) Cadence
12 4 (0.37%) Informatica
13 3 (0.28%) CA
14 2 (0.18%) JD Edwards
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