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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
UK / England
Rank 418 498 629
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +131
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 497 477 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.51% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.52% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 433 429 293
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
76467 91104 96733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.47% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 63889 77095 80374
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +56 278 £52,500 +5.00% 38
South East +68 100 £37,500 - 19
North West 0 33 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Yorkshire +27 23 £36,250 +3.57% 4
East Midlands +16 21 £40,000 +15.94% 2
West Midlands +39 20 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East of England +4 16 £37,500 -6.25% 3
South West +1 3 £45,000 -10.00% 3
North East - 1 £40,000 - 1
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 905 (100.00%) QA
2 622 (68.73%) Agile Software Development
3 519 (57.35%) Selenium
4 390 (43.09%) Java
5 309 (34.14%) Automated Testing
6 296 (32.71%) Test Automation
7 273 (30.17%) BDD
8 234 (25.86%) Cucumber
9 219 (24.20%) SQL
10 200 (22.10%) Manual Testing
11 198 (21.88%) Test Scripting
11 198 (21.88%) Scrum
12 195 (21.55%) TDD
13 179 (19.78%) Regression Testing
14 175 (19.34%) WebDriver
15 172 (19.01%) Finance
16 163 (18.01%) Automation Testing
17 154 (17.02%) C#
18 151 (16.69%) Python
19 140 (15.47%) Software Testing
20 137 (15.14%) QA Automation
21 133 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
22 127 (14.03%) Software Engineering
23 125 (13.81%) JavaScript
24 122 (13.48%) JIRA
25 110 (12.15%) Mobile App
26 105 (11.60%) Test Strategy
27 104 (11.49%) Ruby
28 102 (11.27%) Functional Testing
29 98 (10.83%) Git (software)

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 17 (1.88%) Confluence
2 11 (1.22%) IIS
3 10 (1.10%) Apache
4 7 (0.77%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.44%) Jetty
5 4 (0.44%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.33%) Jupyter
6 3 (0.33%) SAS
7 2 (0.22%) CMS
7 2 (0.22%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 32 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.33%) MS Office
4 1 (0.11%) Maya
4 1 (0.11%) MODO
4 1 (0.11%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 6 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.53%) SaaS
2 21 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.44%) Force.com
5 12 (1.33%) GitHub
6 5 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.33%) PaaS
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.21%) Internet
2 13 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.88%) HTTP
4 4 (0.44%) Wireless
5 2 (0.22%) Network Security
5 2 (0.22%) VLAN
6 1 (0.11%) FTP
6 1 (0.11%) GSM
6 1 (0.11%) LTE
6 1 (0.11%) Skype
6 1 (0.11%) SSL
6 1 (0.11%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (4.86%) MySQL
2 26 (2.87%) SQL Server
3 24 (2.65%) Big Data
4 22 (2.43%) Relational Database
5 17 (1.88%) HBase
6 16 (1.77%) MongoDB
7 15 (1.66%) NoSQL
8 13 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (1.44%) Hadoop
8 13 (1.44%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.66%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.55%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (0.33%) Blockchain
13 3 (0.33%) Data Lake
14 2 (0.22%) InfluxDB
14 2 (0.22%) OLTP
14 2 (0.22%) Redis
14 2 (0.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 519 (57.35%) Selenium
2 234 (25.86%) Cucumber
3 175 (19.34%) WebDriver
4 122 (13.48%) JIRA
5 98 (10.83%) Git (software)
6 95 (10.50%) Appium
7 82 (9.06%) Jenkins
7 82 (9.06%) JMeter
8 66 (7.29%) JUnit
9 65 (7.18%) SoapUI
10 54 (5.97%) SpecFlow
11 41 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 31 (3.43%) Maven
13 29 (3.20%) Subversion
13 29 (3.20%) TestNG
14 28 (3.09%) Protractor
15 27 (2.98%) NUnit
16 25 (2.76%) Calabash
16 25 (2.76%) Gatling
17 24 (2.65%) Fiddler
General
1 172 (19.01%) Finance
2 44 (4.86%) Banking
3 33 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 18 (1.99%) Marketing
5 17 (1.88%) Games
6 16 (1.77%) Retail
7 14 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.33%) Advertising
9 8 (0.88%) Electronics
10 7 (0.77%) Back Office
10 7 (0.77%) Legal
10 7 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.66%) Automotive
12 5 (0.55%) Polish Language
13 4 (0.44%) Front Office
13 4 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.33%) Law
15 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (7.51%) Web Services
2 66 (7.29%) Gherkin
3 65 (7.18%) .NET
4 51 (5.64%) REST
5 45 (4.97%) XML
6 35 (3.87%) RESTful
7 32 (3.54%) HTML
8 23 (2.54%) SOAP
9 20 (2.21%) HTML5
10 18 (1.99%) AngularJS
11 12 (1.33%) JSON
11 12 (1.33%) Node.js
12 9 (0.99%) Android SDK
12 9 (0.99%) iOS SDK
13 8 (0.88%) CSS
13 8 (0.88%) J2EE
13 8 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
14 7 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
14 7 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (0.77%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 110 (12.15%) Mobile App
2 76 (8.40%) Computer Science
3 73 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.09%) Fintech
5 23 (2.54%) iPad
6 19 (2.10%) Client/Server
7 14 (1.55%) User Experience
8 11 (1.22%) Blackberry
9 9 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.66%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.66%) Arduino
10 6 (0.66%) Data Centre
10 6 (0.66%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.66%) Raspberry Pi
11 5 (0.55%) Blog
11 5 (0.55%) Cyber Attack
11 5 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.44%) Derivative
12 4 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 97 (10.72%) Android
2 88 (9.72%) Apple iOS
2 88 (9.72%) Linux
3 75 (8.29%) Unix
3 75 (8.29%) Windows
4 8 (0.88%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.22%) Debian
6 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (68.73%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (34.14%) Automated Testing
3 296 (32.71%) Test Automation
4 273 (30.17%) BDD
5 200 (22.10%) Manual Testing
6 198 (21.88%) Scrum
6 198 (21.88%) Test Scripting
7 195 (21.55%) TDD
8 179 (19.78%) Regression Testing
9 163 (18.01%) Automation Testing
10 140 (15.47%) Software Testing
11 137 (15.14%) QA Automation
12 133 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
13 127 (14.03%) Software Engineering
14 105 (11.60%) Test Strategy
15 102 (11.27%) Functional Testing
16 85 (9.39%) Performance Testing
17 80 (8.84%) Exploratory Testing
18 79 (8.73%) OO
19 73 (8.07%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 390 (43.09%) Java
2 219 (24.20%) SQL
3 154 (17.02%) C#
4 151 (16.69%) Python
5 125 (13.81%) JavaScript
6 104 (11.49%) Ruby
7 40 (4.42%) C++
8 35 (3.87%) PHP
9 28 (3.09%) Groovy
10 25 (2.76%) Bash Shell
11 18 (1.99%) PL/SQL
11 18 (1.99%) Scala
12 14 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 13 (1.44%) Perl
14 11 (1.22%) C
15 10 (1.10%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.10%) VBScript
16 7 (0.77%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.55%) Go
17 5 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (10.83%) Degree
2 83 (9.17%) ISTQB
3 79 (8.73%) ISEB
4 18 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 905 (100.00%) QA
2 57 (6.30%) SDET
3 12 (1.33%) ISO 14001
3 12 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.55%) GCP
5 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (1.22%) Docker
2 9 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.33%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.88%) Ansible
3 7 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.55%) Rancher
5 4 (0.44%) Puppet
6 3 (0.33%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.33%) Grafana
6 3 (0.33%) Salt
7 1 (0.11%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) logstash
7 1 (0.11%) StatsD
Vendors
1 59 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 43 (4.75%) Oracle
3 22 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (1.44%) HP
5 8 (0.88%) Apple
5 8 (0.88%) MEDITECH
5 8 (0.88%) VMware
6 7 (0.77%) Sophos
7 6 (0.66%) Google
7 6 (0.66%) SAP
8 5 (0.55%) hybris
9 3 (0.33%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.22%) Apiary
10 2 (0.22%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.11%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.11%) Facebook
11 1 (0.11%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.11%) Samsung
11 1 (0.11%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.11%) Xamarin
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k- £40k + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50,000 DOE + Brilliant Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Plus benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + company benefits
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Salary: £65k per annum + benefits
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: to £42k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Pension
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, life cover plus others
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