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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 506 492 486
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 415 510 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.50% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.52% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 379 423 435
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.71%
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
86678 97318 103001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.27% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 73134 81865 84100
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 +50 250 £50,000 +5.26% 35
South East -25 68 £42,500 +6.25% 7
East of England +22 29 £42,000 +15.86% 1
East Midlands +33 21 £35,000 +16.66% 1
North West -1 17 £40,000 - 4
Yorkshire +3 11 £31,000 -11.42% 2
West Midlands -15 9 £35,000 +7.69%
North East +4 5 £42,500 +30.76% 1
South West -28 5 £30,000 -33.33% 2
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 883 (100.00%) QA
2 654 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 499 (56.51%) Selenium
4 364 (41.22%) Java
5 323 (36.58%) BDD
6 297 (33.64%) Cucumber
7 272 (30.80%) Test Automation
8 266 (30.12%) Scrum
9 239 (27.07%) TDD
10 229 (25.93%) Manual Testing
11 201 (22.76%) SQL
12 197 (22.31%) WebDriver
13 166 (18.80%) Automated Testing
14 160 (18.12%) Software Testing
15 159 (18.01%) Finance
15 159 (18.01%) JIRA
16 156 (17.67%) ISEB
17 152 (17.21%) Automation Testing
17 152 (17.21%) C#
18 147 (16.65%) Regression Testing
19 142 (16.08%) Degree
20 140 (15.86%) ISTQB
21 132 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
22 123 (13.93%) QA Automation
23 122 (13.82%) Test Scripting
24 116 (13.14%) Ruby
25 109 (12.34%) Android
26 107 (12.12%) Git (software)
27 99 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
28 98 (11.10%) JUnit

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 38 (4.30%) Confluence
2 19 (2.15%) IIS
3 7 (0.79%) CICS
4 4 (0.45%) SAS
5 3 (0.34%) CMS
6 1 (0.11%) Apache
6 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.68%) Maya
3 4 (0.45%) MS Office
4 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.17%) SaaS
2 20 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.70%) GitHub
4 13 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.68%) PaaS
6 2 (0.23%) IaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.11%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.87%) Internet
2 15 (1.70%) HTTP
3 11 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.57%) SSH
5 3 (0.34%) GSM
5 3 (0.34%) LTE
5 3 (0.34%) UMTS
6 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.23%) SSL
7 1 (0.11%) Broadband
7 1 (0.11%) DNS
7 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.11%) Wireless
7 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.11%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.08%) MySQL
3 28 (3.17%) MongoDB
4 14 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.25%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.02%) HBase
8 8 (0.91%) DB2
9 7 (0.79%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.68%) Big Data
10 6 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (0.57%) SQLite
12 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.11%) OLAP
14 1 (0.11%) OLTP
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 499 (56.51%) Selenium
2 297 (33.64%) Cucumber
3 197 (22.31%) WebDriver
4 159 (18.01%) JIRA
5 107 (12.12%) Git (software)
6 98 (11.10%) JUnit
7 90 (10.19%) Appium
8 80 (9.06%) Jenkins
9 66 (7.47%) SoapUI
10 65 (7.36%) JMeter
11 45 (5.10%) SpecFlow
12 44 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 36 (4.08%) JBehave
14 34 (3.85%) Calabash
14 34 (3.85%) HP UFT
14 34 (3.85%) Robotium
15 29 (3.28%) Maven
15 29 (3.28%) Subversion
16 26 (2.94%) Hudson
17 17 (1.93%) RSpec
General
1 159 (18.01%) Finance
2 49 (5.55%) Games
3 32 (3.62%) Retail
4 28 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.60%) Marketing
6 18 (2.04%) Banking
7 15 (1.70%) Advertising
8 10 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.91%) Legal
10 7 (0.79%) Back Office
10 7 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.68%) Electronics
11 6 (0.68%) Law
11 6 (0.68%) Polish Language
12 4 (0.45%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.45%) Automotive
13 3 (0.34%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.34%) Publishing
14 2 (0.23%) Front Office
14 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (10.19%) Web Services
2 77 (8.72%) .NET
3 72 (8.15%) Gherkin
4 70 (7.93%) XML
5 68 (7.70%) REST
6 66 (7.47%) RESTful
7 65 (7.36%) HTML
8 33 (3.74%) CSS
8 33 (3.74%) SOAP
9 24 (2.72%) JSON
10 22 (2.49%) Ajax
11 17 (1.93%) Java EE
11 17 (1.93%) Spring
12 16 (1.81%) Hibernate
13 14 (1.59%) AngularJS
14 13 (1.47%) .NET Framework
14 13 (1.47%) HTML5
15 12 (1.36%) JMS
15 12 (1.36%) WebSphere MQ
16 11 (1.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 99 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 86 (9.74%) Mobile App
4 29 (3.28%) Blog
4 29 (3.28%) RIA
5 23 (2.60%) Fintech
6 20 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (2.27%) Online Games
7 13 (1.47%) Mainframe
8 12 (1.36%) User Experience
9 10 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.13%) Wiki
10 8 (0.91%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.79%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.68%) Augmented Reality
12 6 (0.68%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.68%) Social Network
12 6 (0.68%) VSAM
13 5 (0.57%) Online Gambling
13 5 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 109 (12.34%) Android
2 90 (10.19%) Apple iOS
3 72 (8.15%) Windows
4 69 (7.81%) Linux
5 53 (6.00%) Unix
6 21 (2.38%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.34%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (36.58%) BDD
3 272 (30.80%) Test Automation
4 266 (30.12%) Scrum
5 239 (27.07%) TDD
6 229 (25.93%) Manual Testing
7 166 (18.80%) Automated Testing
8 160 (18.12%) Software Testing
9 152 (17.21%) Automation Testing
10 147 (16.65%) Regression Testing
11 132 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
12 123 (13.93%) QA Automation
13 122 (13.82%) Test Scripting
14 78 (8.83%) Test Strategy
15 76 (8.61%) Functional Testing
16 75 (8.49%) Performance Testing
17 74 (8.38%) API Testing
18 73 (8.27%) User Acceptance Testing
19 70 (7.93%) Test Management
20 69 (7.81%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 364 (41.22%) Java
2 201 (22.76%) SQL
3 152 (17.21%) C#
4 116 (13.14%) Ruby
5 97 (10.99%) Python
6 79 (8.95%) JavaScript
7 38 (4.30%) PHP
8 24 (2.72%) C++
9 23 (2.60%) Bash Shell
10 21 (2.38%) C
11 20 (2.27%) Scala
12 17 (1.93%) VBScript
13 16 (1.81%) Groovy
14 15 (1.70%) Clojure
15 12 (1.36%) COBOL
16 11 (1.25%) Perl
17 10 (1.13%) T-SQL
17 10 (1.13%) VB
18 6 (0.68%) JCL
19 4 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 156 (17.67%) ISEB
2 142 (16.08%) Degree
3 140 (15.86%) ISTQB
4 29 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (1.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (0.68%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.57%) MBA
8 4 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.34%) IRCA
9 3 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 883 (100.00%) QA
2 30 (3.40%) SDET
3 29 (3.28%) GCP
4 5 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.34%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.23%) EFQM
6 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.23%) WAI
6 2 (0.23%) WCAG
7 1 (0.11%) HL7
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 23 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.79%) Firmware
4 3 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.11%) Docker
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.11%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 75 (8.49%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.08%) Oracle
3 27 (3.06%) HP
4 23 (2.60%) VMware
5 13 (1.47%) Google
6 11 (1.25%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.13%) Rally
8 7 (0.79%) Sophos
9 6 (0.68%) SAP
10 4 (0.45%) hybris
10 4 (0.45%) Sun
11 3 (0.34%) Cadence
11 3 (0.34%) MEDITECH
11 3 (0.34%) New Relic
12 2 (0.23%) Apple
12 2 (0.23%) IBM
12 2 (0.23%) Splunk
13 1 (0.11%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.11%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.11%) StreamBase
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: Test Engineer / QA Test Analyst Kingston to £60k
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Chelsea Apps Factory Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum free Breakfast, Pension, Childcare V
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
mkodo
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Pension and other benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Aquilaheywood Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago