The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 464 572 522
Rank change year-on-year
+108 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 493 299 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.31% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 435 278 328
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,650 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,350 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103256 95947 106071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85103 80281 91579
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Engineer
UK

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 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
London +85 339 £47,500 +5.55% 32
South East +27 79 £42,500 +21.42% 5
South West -8 25 £35,000 -7.89% 2
East of England -25 21 £42,500 +21.42% 2
East Midlands +3 14 £31,250 -0.79% 2
North West +4 12 £35,000 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire -37 8 £29,500 +1.72% 2
West Midlands -12 4 £43,750 +25.00%
North East - 1 £25,000 - 1
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 943 (100.00%) QA
2 552 (58.54%) Selenium
3 399 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 323 (34.25%) Java
5 269 (28.53%) SQL
6 260 (27.57%) Scrum
7 257 (27.25%) Degree
8 251 (26.62%) Automated Testing
9 245 (25.98%) Test Scripting
10 240 (25.45%) Test Automation
11 217 (23.01%) Cucumber
12 214 (22.69%) C#
13 211 (22.38%) WebDriver
14 193 (20.47%) BDD
15 190 (20.15%) TDD
16 184 (19.51%) JIRA
17 180 (19.09%) Finance
18 173 (18.35%) .NET
19 161 (17.07%) Manual Testing
20 151 (16.01%) Linux
21 145 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
22 143 (15.16%) Python
23 141 (14.95%) JavaScript
24 134 (14.21%) ISEB
25 130 (13.79%) Regression Testing
26 122 (12.94%) Software Testing
27 119 (12.62%) Software Engineering
28 116 (12.30%) Ruby
29 111 (11.77%) Computer Science
30 108 (11.45%) Windows

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 45 (4.77%) Confluence
2 27 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 21 (2.23%) IIS
4 15 (1.59%) Node.js
5 7 (0.74%) ColdFusion
5 7 (0.74%) Apache
5 7 (0.74%) CMS
6 5 (0.53%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.11%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.11%) Lync
8 1 (0.11%) Moodle
Applications
1 53 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.95%) MS Office
3 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.32%) Maya
3 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 20 (2.12%) Magento
2 4 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.11%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.27%) GitHub
2 12 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.39%) Internet
2 25 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 19 (2.01%) HTTP
4 6 (0.64%) Firewall
4 6 (0.64%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.64%) DNS
5 4 (0.42%) LDAP
5 4 (0.42%) LAN
5 4 (0.42%) WAN
5 4 (0.42%) SSL
6 3 (0.32%) Network Security
6 3 (0.32%) NAS
6 3 (0.32%) CTI
7 2 (0.21%) Wireless
7 2 (0.21%) DVB
7 2 (0.21%) SMTP
7 2 (0.21%) SAN
7 2 (0.21%) IMAP
7 2 (0.21%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.11%) HSUPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 71 (7.53%) MySQL
3 48 (5.09%) Relational Database
4 25 (2.65%) RDBMS
5 20 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (1.91%) RavenDB
7 16 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (1.48%) Big Data
10 13 (1.38%) DB2
11 10 (1.06%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.06%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (0.85%) Redis
12 8 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (0.64%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.21%) Riak
16 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 552 (58.54%) Selenium
2 217 (23.01%) Cucumber
3 211 (22.38%) WebDriver
4 184 (19.51%) JIRA
5 75 (7.95%) JUnit
6 73 (7.74%) QuickTest Pro
7 70 (7.42%) Git (software)
8 68 (7.21%) SoapUI
9 53 (5.62%) Subversion
10 47 (4.98%) WATIR
10 47 (4.98%) JBehave
10 47 (4.98%) Maven
11 45 (4.77%) FitNesse
12 42 (4.45%) JMeter
13 41 (4.35%) WinRunner
14 39 (4.14%) TeamCity
14 39 (4.14%) Jenkins
15 38 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
16 36 (3.82%) Hudson
17 34 (3.61%) PHPUnit
General
1 180 (19.09%) Finance
2 51 (5.41%) Retail
3 35 (3.71%) Games
4 29 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.59%) Front Office
6 13 (1.38%) Marketing
6 13 (1.38%) Banking
7 11 (1.17%) Back Office
7 11 (1.17%) Automotive
8 7 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.74%) Publishing
8 7 (0.74%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.64%) Legal
10 5 (0.53%) Online Betting
10 5 (0.53%) Advertising
11 4 (0.42%) Electronics
12 3 (0.32%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.32%) Polish Language
13 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.21%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (18.35%) .NET
2 88 (9.33%) Gherkin
3 76 (8.06%) CSS
4 75 (7.95%) HTML
5 66 (7.00%) Web Services
6 64 (6.79%) XML
7 49 (5.20%) SOAP
8 46 (4.88%) .NET Framework
9 37 (3.92%) jQuery
10 29 (3.08%) ASP.NET
11 26 (2.76%) J2EE
11 26 (2.76%) RESTful
12 20 (2.12%) Spring
13 18 (1.91%) MSMQ
13 18 (1.91%) NHibernate
13 18 (1.91%) HTML5
13 18 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (1.91%) Spring.NET
13 18 (1.91%) StructureMap
13 18 (1.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 111 (11.77%) Computer Science
2 105 (11.13%) Open Source
3 48 (5.09%) Mathematics
4 46 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 32 (3.39%) Client/Server
6 20 (2.12%) Online Gambling
6 20 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (1.91%) Derivative
8 12 (1.27%) Blog
9 10 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 9 (0.95%) Animation
10 9 (0.95%) iPad
10 9 (0.95%) Social Media
11 7 (0.74%) iPhone
12 6 (0.64%) EFT
12 6 (0.64%) Online Games
13 5 (0.53%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.53%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.42%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 151 (16.01%) Linux
2 108 (11.45%) Windows
3 88 (9.33%) UNIX
4 58 (6.15%) Android
5 49 (5.20%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.64%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.11%) VMS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (27.57%) Scrum
3 251 (26.62%) Automated Testing
4 245 (25.98%) Test Scripting
5 240 (25.45%) Test Automation
6 193 (20.47%) BDD
7 190 (20.15%) TDD
8 161 (17.07%) Manual Testing
9 145 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 130 (13.79%) Regression Testing
11 122 (12.94%) Software Testing
12 119 (12.62%) Software Engineering
13 107 (11.35%) Test Strategy
14 99 (10.50%) Automation Testing
14 99 (10.50%) E-Commerce
15 93 (9.86%) User Stories
16 71 (7.53%) Performance Testing
17 68 (7.21%) Integration Testing
18 62 (6.57%) System Testing
19 53 (5.62%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 323 (34.25%) Java
2 269 (28.53%) SQL
3 214 (22.69%) C#
4 143 (15.16%) Python
5 141 (14.95%) JavaScript
6 116 (12.30%) Ruby
7 88 (9.33%) PHP
8 83 (8.80%) C++
9 39 (4.14%) Perl
10 19 (2.01%) VB.NET
11 16 (1.70%) Scala
12 14 (1.48%) C
12 14 (1.48%) Delphi
12 14 (1.48%) Objective-C
13 7 (0.74%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.53%) VBA
15 4 (0.42%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.42%) Groovy
16 3 (0.32%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 257 (27.25%) Degree
2 134 (14.21%) ISEB
3 83 (8.80%) ISTQB
4 26 (2.76%) Security Cleared
5 21 (2.23%) SC Cleared
6 18 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (0.74%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.42%) HND
9 2 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.11%) AAT
10 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 943 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (0.64%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.32%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) WAI
5 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.32%) Gluster
4 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.11%) KVM
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 57 (6.04%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 76 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.83%) Oracle
3 18 (1.91%) Endeca
3 18 (1.91%) RedPrairie
4 15 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (1.38%) Cerillion
6 11 (1.17%) VMware
6 11 (1.17%) HP
7 9 (0.95%) JD Edwards
7 9 (0.95%) IBM
8 6 (0.64%) Facebook
9 5 (0.53%) Informatica
9 5 (0.53%) JBoss
10 3 (0.32%) Adobe
10 3 (0.32%) SAP
11 2 (0.21%) Mitel
11 2 (0.21%) Avaya
11 2 (0.21%) Twitter
11 2 (0.21%) Google
11 2 (0.21%) ForgeRock
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ultimate Asset
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £28,000 - £35,000, DOE Per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum +10% bonus+Share Options+Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago