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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 476 552 510
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 536 420 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.42% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 472 343 481
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
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
93191 100011 107473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.55% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79083 82449 87918
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
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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 +95 322 £50,000 +5.26% 39
South East +17 117 £40,000 -15.78% 11
East of England +21 37 £41,250 +3.12% 5
North West +27 20 £37,500 -10.17% 5
Yorkshire +22 17 £35,000 +12.00% 1
South West -14 10 £52,500 +23.52%
East Midlands -1 8 £34,000 -9.33% 1
West Midlands -18 7 £45,000 +44.00% 1
Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
North East -3 1 £27,500 +14.58%
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1053 (100.00%) QA
2 721 (68.47%) Agile Software Development
3 560 (53.18%) Selenium
4 451 (42.83%) Java
5 330 (31.34%) Test Automation
6 320 (30.39%) BDD
7 302 (28.68%) WebDriver
8 301 (28.58%) Scrum
9 285 (27.07%) Cucumber
10 263 (24.98%) Manual Testing
11 257 (24.41%) TDD
12 256 (24.31%) Automated Testing
13 237 (22.51%) C#
14 232 (22.03%) SQL
14 232 (22.03%) Degree
15 190 (18.04%) Software Testing
16 186 (17.66%) JIRA
17 185 (17.57%) Finance
18 184 (17.47%) Automation Testing
19 169 (16.05%) QA Automation
20 163 (15.48%) Test Scripting
21 148 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
22 147 (13.96%) SDLC
23 146 (13.87%) Jenkins
24 145 (13.77%) Ruby
24 145 (13.77%) .NET
25 143 (13.58%) Android
26 141 (13.39%) Regression Testing
27 134 (12.73%) Functional Testing
28 131 (12.44%) Computer Science

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 26 (2.47%) Confluence
2 22 (2.09%) IIS
3 10 (0.95%) CMS
3 10 (0.95%) ColdFusion
4 8 (0.76%) CICS
5 4 (0.38%) Node.js
6 3 (0.28%) Apache
6 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.19%) SAS
8 1 (0.095%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.095%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 74 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.14%) Maya
3 6 (0.57%) MS Office
4 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.095%) Mudbox
6 1 (0.095%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.095%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 10 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.095%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.095%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.095%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.99%) SaaS
3 19 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.57%) GitHub
5 4 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.89%) Internet
2 21 (1.99%) HTTP
3 5 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.28%) PuTTY
4 3 (0.28%) SSH
4 3 (0.28%) WinSCP
5 2 (0.19%) GSM
5 2 (0.19%) IMAP
5 2 (0.19%) LTE
5 2 (0.19%) NAS
5 2 (0.19%) SAN
5 2 (0.19%) SMTP
5 2 (0.19%) UMTS
5 2 (0.19%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.095%) Firewall
6 1 (0.095%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.095%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (6.27%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 22 (2.09%) MongoDB
4 21 (1.99%) MySQL
5 15 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
8 11 (1.04%) DB2
9 9 (0.85%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.76%) Big Data
11 7 (0.66%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.57%) HBase
13 4 (0.38%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.19%) Hadoop
16 1 (0.095%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 560 (53.18%) Selenium
2 302 (28.68%) WebDriver
3 285 (27.07%) Cucumber
4 186 (17.66%) JIRA
5 146 (13.87%) Jenkins
6 89 (8.45%) JUnit
7 81 (7.69%) Git (software)
8 78 (7.41%) JMeter
9 72 (6.84%) SoapUI
10 66 (6.27%) Appium
11 65 (6.17%) SpecFlow
12 54 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 43 (4.08%) HP UFT
14 37 (3.51%) Subversion
15 35 (3.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 32 (3.04%) Calabash
17 31 (2.94%) WATIR
18 30 (2.85%) JBehave
19 27 (2.56%) RSpec
19 27 (2.56%) TestNG
General
1 185 (17.57%) Finance
2 45 (4.27%) Games
3 42 (3.99%) Retail
3 42 (3.99%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.85%) Marketing
5 15 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.33%) Electronics
6 14 (1.33%) Law
7 12 (1.14%) Legal
7 12 (1.14%) Polish Language
8 10 (0.95%) Banking
8 10 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 10 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.57%) Back Office
9 6 (0.57%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.47%) Online Betting
11 4 (0.38%) Advertising
11 4 (0.38%) Publishing
12 2 (0.19%) Automotive
12 2 (0.19%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (13.77%) .NET
2 122 (11.59%) Web Services
3 90 (8.55%) XML
4 68 (6.46%) HTML
5 66 (6.27%) REST
6 62 (5.89%) RESTful
7 49 (4.65%) Gherkin
8 43 (4.08%) SOAP
9 38 (3.61%) CSS
9 38 (3.61%) JSON
10 20 (1.90%) HTML5
11 19 (1.80%) Spring
12 17 (1.61%) J2EE
13 15 (1.42%) AngularJS
14 13 (1.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 12 (1.14%) Hibernate
16 11 (1.04%) Ajax
17 8 (0.76%) .NET Framework
17 8 (0.76%) Behat
17 8 (0.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 131 (12.44%) Computer Science
2 113 (10.73%) Mobile App
3 109 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (4.37%) Fintech
5 28 (2.66%) User Experience
6 24 (2.28%) Online Games
7 20 (1.90%) Digital Media
7 20 (1.90%) Mainframe
8 19 (1.80%) RIA
9 17 (1.61%) Blog
9 17 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (1.52%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.14%) Blackberry
11 12 (1.14%) iPad
11 12 (1.14%) Online Gambling
12 9 (0.85%) Social Media
13 8 (0.76%) VSAM
13 8 (0.76%) Wiki
14 6 (0.57%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 143 (13.58%) Android
2 124 (11.78%) Apple iOS
3 109 (10.35%) Windows
4 94 (8.93%) Linux
5 57 (5.41%) Unix
6 20 (1.90%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.04%) Mac OS X
7 11 (1.04%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.47%) CentOS
8 5 (0.47%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.28%) AIX
9 3 (0.28%) HPUX
9 3 (0.28%) Solaris
10 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 721 (68.47%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (31.34%) Test Automation
3 320 (30.39%) BDD
4 301 (28.58%) Scrum
5 263 (24.98%) Manual Testing
6 257 (24.41%) TDD
7 256 (24.31%) Automated Testing
8 190 (18.04%) Software Testing
9 184 (17.47%) Automation Testing
10 169 (16.05%) QA Automation
11 163 (15.48%) Test Scripting
12 148 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
13 147 (13.96%) SDLC
14 141 (13.39%) Regression Testing
15 134 (12.73%) Functional Testing
16 113 (10.73%) Test Strategy
17 103 (9.78%) User Acceptance Testing
18 97 (9.21%) API Testing
19 94 (8.93%) Software Engineering
20 73 (6.93%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 451 (42.83%) Java
2 237 (22.51%) C#
3 232 (22.03%) SQL
4 145 (13.77%) Ruby
5 131 (12.44%) Python
6 77 (7.31%) JavaScript
7 57 (5.41%) PHP
8 32 (3.04%) Scala
9 27 (2.56%) C++
10 25 (2.37%) Clojure
11 24 (2.28%) Groovy
12 22 (2.09%) Perl
13 19 (1.80%) C
14 17 (1.61%) VBScript
15 16 (1.52%) COBOL
16 11 (1.04%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.85%) VB
18 8 (0.76%) JCL
19 6 (0.57%) PL/SQL
20 5 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 232 (22.03%) Degree
2 121 (11.49%) ISEB
3 104 (9.88%) ISTQB
4 24 (2.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (0.76%) HND
7 6 (0.57%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.28%) MBA
10 2 (0.19%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.095%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1053 (100.00%) QA
2 24 (2.28%) SDET
3 16 (1.52%) GCP
4 4 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.19%) MiFID
6 1 (0.095%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.095%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (0.95%) Active Directory
1 10 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.57%) Firmware
3 5 (0.47%) Docker
4 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 51 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.85%) Puppet
3 8 (0.76%) Ansible
4 7 (0.66%) SCVMM
5 6 (0.57%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.28%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (0.19%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.19%) Salt
7 2 (0.19%) SCCM
8 1 (0.095%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 112 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.03%) Oracle
3 48 (4.56%) HP
4 23 (2.18%) SAP
5 22 (2.09%) Google
6 20 (1.90%) Rally
7 16 (1.52%) Sophos
8 15 (1.42%) Atlassian
9 14 (1.33%) Facebook
10 10 (0.95%) VMware
11 9 (0.85%) Cadence
12 7 (0.66%) ForgeRock
12 7 (0.66%) Pega
12 7 (0.66%) Telerik
13 5 (0.47%) Apple
14 3 (0.28%) CA
14 3 (0.28%) Perforce
14 3 (0.28%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.28%) StreamBase
14 3 (0.28%) WorldPay
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Xcede
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Talentspa
Salary: £38k - 44k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 3% Bonus +great benefit package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Orwell Group
Salary: Competitive salary + Equity (Share Options)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Client Server
Salary: £20,000 to £24,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Harrow
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago