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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 485 555 503
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 468 426 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.43% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 423 358 502
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
87545 99782 108857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.53% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 74699 83238 89859
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 £27,000
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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +77 280 £50,000 +5.26% 31
South East +24 90 £40,000 - 5
East of England +56 47 £45,000 +34.32% 6
North West +28 19 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Yorkshire +35 14 £33,750 -20.58% 2
East Midlands +14 11 £37,500 +15.38% 2
South West -12 4 £52,500 +26.50%
West Midlands -25 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Midlands - 1 - -
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 958 (100.00%) QA
2 682 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
3 528 (55.11%) Selenium
4 404 (42.17%) Java
5 320 (33.40%) BDD
6 293 (30.58%) Test Automation
7 280 (29.23%) Cucumber
8 269 (28.08%) WebDriver
9 266 (27.77%) Scrum
10 250 (26.10%) TDD
11 246 (25.68%) Manual Testing
12 225 (23.49%) SQL
13 203 (21.19%) C#
14 197 (20.56%) Automated Testing
15 191 (19.94%) Degree
16 183 (19.10%) Automation Testing
17 178 (18.58%) JIRA
18 175 (18.27%) Finance
19 171 (17.85%) Software Testing
20 155 (16.18%) QA Automation
21 145 (15.14%) Test Scripting
22 138 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
23 135 (14.09%) Regression Testing
24 127 (13.26%) .NET
25 122 (12.73%) Ruby
25 122 (12.73%) ISEB
26 121 (12.63%) Computer Science
27 118 (12.32%) Android
28 117 (12.21%) Microsoft
29 107 (11.17%) Web Services

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 35 (3.65%) Confluence
2 18 (1.88%) IIS
3 10 (1.04%) CICS
3 10 (1.04%) CMS
4 4 (0.42%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.10%) Apache
5 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 67 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.15%) Maya
3 1 (0.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.30%) SaaS
3 6 (0.63%) GitHub
4 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.10%) IaaS
5 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.55%) Internet
2 23 (2.40%) HTTP
3 6 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.52%) SSH
5 3 (0.31%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.21%) GSM
6 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.21%) IMAP
6 2 (0.21%) LTE
6 2 (0.21%) NAS
6 2 (0.21%) SAN
6 2 (0.21%) SMTP
6 2 (0.21%) UMTS
7 1 (0.10%) Broadband
7 1 (0.10%) Firewall
7 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (6.37%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 21 (2.19%) MongoDB
4 19 (1.98%) MySQL
5 15 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.04%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
8 9 (0.94%) Data Mining
9 8 (0.84%) Big Data
10 7 (0.73%) DB2
11 4 (0.42%) HBase
11 4 (0.42%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.10%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 528 (55.11%) Selenium
2 280 (29.23%) Cucumber
3 269 (28.08%) WebDriver
4 178 (18.58%) JIRA
5 106 (11.06%) Jenkins
6 94 (9.81%) SoapUI
7 91 (9.50%) JUnit
8 84 (8.77%) Git (software)
9 65 (6.78%) Appium
10 61 (6.37%) JMeter
10 61 (6.37%) SpecFlow
11 53 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 39 (4.07%) HP UFT
13 35 (3.65%) Subversion
14 32 (3.34%) Calabash
15 29 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 29 (3.03%) JBehave
16 23 (2.40%) FitNesse
17 21 (2.19%) Hudson
18 20 (2.09%) TeamCity
General
1 175 (18.27%) Finance
2 45 (4.70%) Games
3 38 (3.97%) Retail
4 34 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.92%) Marketing
6 16 (1.67%) Banking
7 15 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.15%) Electronics
9 9 (0.94%) Law
9 9 (0.94%) Polish Language
10 8 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.84%) Legal
11 7 (0.73%) Back Office
12 6 (0.63%) Advertising
13 5 (0.52%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.42%) Automotive
15 3 (0.31%) Front Office
16 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (13.26%) .NET
2 107 (11.17%) Web Services
3 73 (7.62%) RESTful
4 72 (7.52%) XML
5 66 (6.89%) HTML
6 64 (6.68%) REST
7 59 (6.16%) Gherkin
8 57 (5.95%) SOAP
9 34 (3.55%) CSS
10 33 (3.44%) JSON
11 18 (1.88%) Spring
12 16 (1.67%) Ajax
12 16 (1.67%) AngularJS
13 14 (1.46%) HTML5
14 13 (1.36%) .NET Framework
14 13 (1.36%) Hibernate
15 10 (1.04%) Java EE
15 10 (1.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 9 (0.94%) jQuery
16 9 (0.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 121 (12.63%) Computer Science
2 99 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (9.50%) Mobile App
4 42 (4.38%) Fintech
5 24 (2.51%) Blog
6 23 (2.40%) User Experience
7 21 (2.19%) Online Games
7 21 (2.19%) RIA
8 19 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (1.88%) Digital Media
10 17 (1.77%) Mainframe
11 13 (1.36%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.04%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.04%) Online Gambling
13 9 (0.94%) VSAM
14 8 (0.84%) Wiki
15 7 (0.73%) Augmented Reality
15 7 (0.73%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.63%) iPad
17 5 (0.52%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 118 (12.32%) Android
2 94 (9.81%) Apple iOS
3 92 (9.60%) Windows
4 84 (8.77%) Linux
5 47 (4.91%) Unix
6 25 (2.61%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.94%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.73%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.52%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.21%) CentOS
11 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.10%) AIX
12 1 (0.10%) HPUX
12 1 (0.10%) Solaris
12 1 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (33.40%) BDD
3 293 (30.58%) Test Automation
4 266 (27.77%) Scrum
5 250 (26.10%) TDD
6 246 (25.68%) Manual Testing
7 197 (20.56%) Automated Testing
8 183 (19.10%) Automation Testing
9 171 (17.85%) Software Testing
10 155 (16.18%) QA Automation
11 145 (15.14%) Test Scripting
12 138 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
13 135 (14.09%) Regression Testing
14 105 (10.96%) API Testing
15 98 (10.23%) SDLC
16 97 (10.13%) Functional Testing
17 94 (9.81%) Test Strategy
18 90 (9.39%) User Acceptance Testing
19 87 (9.08%) Agile Testing
20 74 (7.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 404 (42.17%) Java
2 225 (23.49%) SQL
3 203 (21.19%) C#
4 122 (12.73%) Ruby
5 103 (10.75%) Python
6 81 (8.46%) JavaScript
7 42 (4.38%) PHP
8 35 (3.65%) Scala
9 30 (3.13%) Clojure
10 23 (2.40%) VBScript
11 22 (2.30%) Groovy
12 20 (2.09%) C++
13 19 (1.98%) Perl
14 18 (1.88%) C
15 12 (1.25%) COBOL
16 11 (1.15%) VB
17 10 (1.04%) Bash Shell
18 9 (0.94%) JCL
19 5 (0.52%) Shell Script
20 4 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 191 (19.94%) Degree
2 122 (12.73%) ISEB
3 103 (10.75%) ISTQB
4 24 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.52%) MBA
7 5 (0.52%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.10%) HND
8 1 (0.10%) IRCA
8 1 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 958 (100.00%) QA
2 24 (2.51%) SDET
3 23 (2.40%) GCP
4 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.21%) MiFID
4 2 (0.21%) WCAG
5 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.84%) Firmware
4 6 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 42 (4.38%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.21%) Perfmon
3 2 (0.21%) Puppet
4 1 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 117 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.38%) Oracle
3 37 (3.86%) HP
4 17 (1.77%) Google
4 17 (1.77%) SAP
5 16 (1.67%) Rally
6 15 (1.57%) Atlassian
7 13 (1.36%) VMware
8 10 (1.04%) Sophos
9 8 (0.84%) Facebook
10 7 (0.73%) Pega
11 5 (0.52%) Cadence
12 3 (0.31%) Apple
12 3 (0.31%) CA
12 3 (0.31%) ForgeRock
12 3 (0.31%) New Relic
12 3 (0.31%) NICE Systems
12 3 (0.31%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.31%) StreamBase
12 3 (0.31%) WorldPay
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus/Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary - please contact for details
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum, + Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Moo Print Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 12 days ago