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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 560 504 460
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 322 391 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.40% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.43% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 295 339 452
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,900 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
93335 91612 99580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.56% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78357 74834 86216
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 -70 174 £45,000 -5.26% 33
South East +3 89 £40,000 - 7
South West 0 16 £41,250 +10.00% 1
East of England -17 15 £40,000 - 4
North West -16 12 £32,500 -7.14%
Yorkshire +2 11 £30,000 +7.14%
East Midlands +7 2 £28,250 +27.68%
West Midlands -15 2 £26,750 -42.16%
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 771 (100.00%) QA
2 486 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
3 370 (47.99%) Selenium
4 231 (29.96%) SQL
5 222 (28.79%) Java
6 213 (27.63%) WebDriver
7 212 (27.50%) Test Scripting
7 212 (27.50%) Scrum
8 204 (26.46%) Test Automation
9 199 (25.81%) Cucumber
10 185 (23.99%) C#
11 184 (23.87%) BDD
12 182 (23.61%) Automated Testing
13 163 (21.14%) TDD
13 163 (21.14%) Manual Testing
14 150 (19.46%) Continuous Integration
15 146 (18.94%) JIRA
16 141 (18.29%) Degree
17 136 (17.64%) Finance
18 125 (16.21%) Software Testing
19 109 (14.14%) Gherkin
20 106 (13.75%) .NET
21 104 (13.49%) Regression Testing
22 101 (13.10%) Automation Testing
23 100 (12.97%) Computer Science
24 99 (12.84%) Linux
25 98 (12.71%) Web Services
25 98 (12.71%) ISEB
26 97 (12.58%) Windows
27 96 (12.45%) Ruby

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 15 (1.95%) Confluence
2 12 (1.56%) CMS
3 8 (1.04%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.78%) IIS
4 6 (0.78%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.52%) Node.js
6 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.13%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.13%) Drupal
7 1 (0.13%) WordPress
7 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.13%) uiautomator
Applications
1 16 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.78%) Magento
2 4 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.63%) SaaS
2 21 (2.72%) GitHub
3 5 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) Trello
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.82%) Internet
3 11 (1.43%) HTTP
4 6 (0.78%) Network Security
4 6 (0.78%) DSL
5 5 (0.65%) DNS
5 5 (0.65%) CTI
6 3 (0.39%) VoIP
6 3 (0.39%) WAN
6 3 (0.39%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.26%) 3G
7 2 (0.26%) VLAN
7 2 (0.26%) HSUPA
7 2 (0.26%) NAS
7 2 (0.26%) WCDMA
7 2 (0.26%) DHCP
7 2 (0.26%) GPRS
7 2 (0.26%) GSM
7 2 (0.26%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.26%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 54 (7.00%) MySQL
3 33 (4.28%) Relational Database
4 30 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (3.24%) RDBMS
6 20 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.30%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.30%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.91%) DB2
11 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.52%) RavenDB
12 3 (0.39%) Big Data
13 2 (0.26%) OLTP
13 2 (0.26%) OLAP
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.13%) Cognos Impromptu
14 1 (0.13%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 370 (47.99%) Selenium
2 213 (27.63%) WebDriver
3 199 (25.81%) Cucumber
4 146 (18.94%) JIRA
5 75 (9.73%) Git (software)
6 63 (8.17%) QuickTest Pro
7 61 (7.91%) Jenkins
8 50 (6.49%) JMeter
9 48 (6.23%) JUnit
10 46 (5.97%) SoapUI
11 42 (5.45%) WATIR
12 41 (5.32%) Visual Studio
13 39 (5.06%) TeamCity
14 37 (4.80%) SpecFlow
15 32 (4.15%) Calabash
16 31 (4.02%) Subversion
17 30 (3.89%) RSpec
18 28 (3.63%) Behat
19 27 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
20 22 (2.85%) JBehave
General
1 136 (17.64%) Finance
2 44 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 23 (2.98%) Retail
4 22 (2.85%) Games
5 21 (2.72%) Banking
6 16 (2.08%) Legal
7 12 (1.56%) Marketing
8 11 (1.43%) Advertising
8 11 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.04%) Publishing
11 6 (0.78%) Law
12 5 (0.65%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.52%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.39%) Front Office
15 2 (0.26%) Electronics
15 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.26%) Polish Language
15 2 (0.26%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (14.14%) Gherkin
2 106 (13.75%) .NET
3 98 (12.71%) Web Services
4 58 (7.52%) XML
5 44 (5.71%) HTML
6 39 (5.06%) SOAP
7 28 (3.63%) CSS
8 21 (2.72%) RESTful
9 19 (2.46%) LAMP
10 18 (2.33%) jQuery
11 16 (2.08%) REST
12 14 (1.82%) .NET Framework
13 12 (1.56%) JSON
14 11 (1.43%) Spring
15 10 (1.30%) ASP.NET
16 9 (1.17%) J2EE
17 7 (0.91%) XMPP
17 7 (0.91%) HTML5
18 6 (0.78%) Middleware
19 5 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 100 (12.97%) Computer Science
2 93 (12.06%) Open Source
3 72 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.89%) Mobile App
5 23 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.59%) Blog
7 18 (2.33%) Online Gambling
8 16 (2.08%) User Experience
9 14 (1.82%) Animation
10 12 (1.56%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.04%) Wiki
11 8 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
11 8 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
12 7 (0.91%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.78%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.78%) Xbox
13 6 (0.78%) Social Media
14 5 (0.65%) Spread Betting
14 5 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 99 (12.84%) Linux
2 97 (12.58%) Windows
3 95 (12.32%) UNIX
4 38 (4.93%) Android
4 38 (4.93%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.56%) Mac OS
6 8 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.13%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (27.50%) Scrum
2 212 (27.50%) Test Scripting
3 204 (26.46%) Test Automation
4 184 (23.87%) BDD
5 182 (23.61%) Automated Testing
6 163 (21.14%) TDD
6 163 (21.14%) Manual Testing
7 150 (19.46%) Continuous Integration
8 125 (16.21%) Software Testing
9 104 (13.49%) Regression Testing
10 101 (13.10%) Automation Testing
11 86 (11.15%) E-Commerce
12 84 (10.89%) Software Engineering
13 78 (10.12%) Test Strategy
14 70 (9.08%) User Stories
15 60 (7.78%) Integration Testing
16 57 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
17 49 (6.36%) Performance Testing
18 39 (5.06%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 231 (29.96%) SQL
2 222 (28.79%) Java
3 185 (23.99%) C#
4 96 (12.45%) Ruby
5 88 (11.41%) JavaScript
6 66 (8.56%) Python
7 61 (7.91%) C++
8 40 (5.19%) PHP
9 23 (2.98%) Groovy
10 16 (2.08%) C
11 12 (1.56%) Perl
12 10 (1.30%) Scala
13 6 (0.78%) VB
14 5 (0.65%) VBScript
15 4 (0.52%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.52%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.52%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.39%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.39%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.39%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 141 (18.29%) Degree
2 98 (12.71%) ISEB
3 63 (8.17%) ISTQB
4 27 (3.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.52%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.39%) HND
8 2 (0.26%) MCSE
8 2 (0.26%) CCNA
8 2 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.26%) MCITP
8 2 (0.26%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 771 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (1.95%) ISO 9001
3 13 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.56%) TickIT
4 12 (1.56%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 10 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 6 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.52%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.39%) KVM
5 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.78%) Puppet
3 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.65%) Ansible
4 4 (0.52%) AppDNA
5 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.67%) Oracle
3 18 (2.33%) HP
3 18 (2.33%) VMware
4 9 (1.17%) Google
5 8 (1.04%) Cerillion
5 8 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (0.78%) Facebook
6 6 (0.78%) ForgeRock
7 4 (0.52%) RedPrairie
7 4 (0.52%) Endeca
8 2 (0.26%) Lumesse
8 2 (0.26%) Sony
8 2 (0.26%) Perforce
8 2 (0.26%) Cisco
8 2 (0.26%) Avaya
9 1 (0.13%) Nokia
9 1 (0.13%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.13%) Sage
9 1 (0.13%) Quark
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: bonus, bupa, shares,
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 -50000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Broadmargins
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Talent International
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + +benefits + stock options
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago