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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 528 563 497
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 410 424 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.41% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.43% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 377 348 463
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
88272 98549 105545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.37% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 75020 82516 86005
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +87 233 £50,000 +5.82% 30
South East -10 72 £39,500 -1.25% 6
East of England +29 34 £42,500 +21.42% 5
East Midlands +28 22 £35,000 +16.66% 2
North West +11 17 £36,750 -2.00% 3
Yorkshire +19 14 £31,500 -10.00% 2
West Midlands -8 8 £35,000 +7.69% 1
North East -1 5 £42,500 +30.76%
South West -10 4 £28,750 -36.11%
Midlands - 1 - -
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 921 (100.00%) QA
2 685 (74.38%) Agile Software Development
3 511 (55.48%) Selenium
4 390 (42.35%) Java
5 330 (35.83%) BDD
6 302 (32.79%) Cucumber
7 284 (30.84%) Scrum
8 276 (29.97%) Test Automation
9 252 (27.36%) TDD
10 248 (26.93%) Manual Testing
11 234 (25.41%) WebDriver
12 217 (23.56%) SQL
13 175 (19.00%) Finance
13 175 (19.00%) Automation Testing
14 171 (18.57%) Software Testing
15 169 (18.35%) C#
16 167 (18.13%) JIRA
17 166 (18.02%) Automated Testing
18 158 (17.16%) Regression Testing
18 158 (17.16%) ISEB
19 152 (16.50%) Degree
20 143 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
21 140 (15.20%) QA Automation
22 139 (15.09%) ISTQB
23 132 (14.33%) Test Scripting
24 123 (13.36%) Ruby
25 120 (13.03%) Android
26 107 (11.62%) Web Services
27 101 (10.97%) Python
27 101 (10.97%) Computer Science

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 40 (4.34%) Confluence
2 21 (2.28%) IIS
3 10 (1.09%) CICS
4 7 (0.76%) CMS
5 4 (0.43%) SAS
6 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (4.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.76%) Maya
3 3 (0.33%) MS Office
4 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 20 (2.17%) SaaS
2 19 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.41%) GitHub
4 3 (0.33%) PaaS
5 2 (0.22%) IaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.11%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.45%) Internet
2 23 (2.50%) HTTP
3 9 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.54%) SSH
5 3 (0.33%) GSM
5 3 (0.33%) LTE
5 3 (0.33%) UMTS
6 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.11%) Broadband
7 1 (0.11%) DNS
7 1 (0.11%) SSL
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 45 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.69%) MongoDB
3 28 (3.04%) MySQL
4 17 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 11 (1.19%) DB2
7 9 (0.98%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.65%) Big Data
8 6 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (0.54%) HBase
9 5 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.33%) SQLite
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 511 (55.48%) Selenium
2 302 (32.79%) Cucumber
3 234 (25.41%) WebDriver
4 167 (18.13%) JIRA
5 100 (10.86%) JUnit
6 99 (10.75%) Git (software)
7 92 (9.99%) Jenkins
8 78 (8.47%) Appium
9 76 (8.25%) JMeter
9 76 (8.25%) SoapUI
10 49 (5.32%) SpecFlow
11 45 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 37 (4.02%) JBehave
13 31 (3.37%) Subversion
14 30 (3.26%) HP UFT
14 30 (3.26%) Robotium
15 28 (3.04%) Calabash
15 28 (3.04%) Maven
16 26 (2.82%) Hudson
17 22 (2.39%) FitNesse
General
1 175 (19.00%) Finance
2 53 (5.75%) Games
3 39 (4.23%) Retail
4 30 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.28%) Marketing
6 15 (1.63%) Banking
7 14 (1.52%) Advertising
8 11 (1.19%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.76%) Law
11 6 (0.65%) Legal
11 6 (0.65%) Polish Language
12 5 (0.54%) Electronics
12 5 (0.54%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.43%) Automotive
13 4 (0.43%) Back Office
13 4 (0.43%) Publishing
14 3 (0.33%) Front Office
15 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (11.62%) Web Services
2 93 (10.10%) .NET
3 79 (8.58%) XML
4 78 (8.47%) RESTful
5 76 (8.25%) HTML
6 71 (7.71%) Gherkin
6 71 (7.71%) REST
7 42 (4.56%) CSS
8 40 (4.34%) SOAP
9 34 (3.69%) JSON
10 24 (2.61%) Ajax
11 19 (2.06%) Spring
12 18 (1.95%) Java EE
13 17 (1.85%) Hibernate
14 15 (1.63%) HTML5
15 14 (1.52%) AngularJS
16 13 (1.41%) .NET Framework
16 13 (1.41%) JMS
16 13 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
17 12 (1.30%) React
Miscellaneous
1 101 (10.97%) Computer Science
2 98 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (8.58%) Mobile App
4 28 (3.04%) Blog
4 28 (3.04%) Fintech
5 27 (2.93%) RIA
6 24 (2.61%) Online Games
7 21 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (2.06%) Mainframe
9 16 (1.74%) User Experience
10 11 (1.19%) Wiki
11 9 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.98%) VSAM
12 7 (0.76%) Augmented Reality
12 7 (0.76%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.76%) Driving Licence
12 7 (0.76%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.65%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.65%) iPad
14 5 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 120 (13.03%) Android
2 98 (10.64%) Apple iOS
3 83 (9.01%) Linux
4 81 (8.79%) Windows
5 59 (6.41%) Unix
6 19 (2.06%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.54%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.43%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.11%) AIX
10 1 (0.11%) HPUX
10 1 (0.11%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 685 (74.38%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (35.83%) BDD
3 284 (30.84%) Scrum
4 276 (29.97%) Test Automation
5 252 (27.36%) TDD
6 248 (26.93%) Manual Testing
7 175 (19.00%) Automation Testing
8 171 (18.57%) Software Testing
9 166 (18.02%) Automated Testing
10 158 (17.16%) Regression Testing
11 143 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
12 140 (15.20%) QA Automation
13 132 (14.33%) Test Scripting
14 93 (10.10%) API Testing
15 88 (9.55%) Functional Testing
16 84 (9.12%) Test Strategy
17 79 (8.58%) User Acceptance Testing
18 76 (8.25%) Agile Testing
19 75 (8.14%) SDLC
20 74 (8.03%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 390 (42.35%) Java
2 217 (23.56%) SQL
3 169 (18.35%) C#
4 123 (13.36%) Ruby
5 101 (10.97%) Python
6 91 (9.88%) JavaScript
7 38 (4.13%) PHP
8 25 (2.71%) C++
9 24 (2.61%) Scala
10 21 (2.28%) Bash Shell
11 20 (2.17%) Clojure
12 19 (2.06%) C
13 18 (1.95%) Groovy
13 18 (1.95%) VBScript
14 16 (1.74%) COBOL
15 14 (1.52%) Perl
16 11 (1.19%) VB
17 10 (1.09%) T-SQL
18 9 (0.98%) JCL
19 4 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 158 (17.16%) ISEB
2 152 (16.50%) Degree
3 139 (15.09%) ISTQB
4 29 (3.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (2.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (0.76%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.54%) MBA
8 4 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.33%) IRCA
9 3 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 921 (100.00%) QA
2 30 (3.26%) SDET
3 28 (3.04%) GCP
4 5 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.22%) EFQM
5 2 (0.22%) MiFID
5 2 (0.22%) WAI
5 2 (0.22%) WCAG
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 21 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.76%) Firmware
4 3 (0.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 42 (4.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.11%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 87 (9.45%) Microsoft
2 45 (4.89%) Oracle
3 36 (3.91%) HP
4 21 (2.28%) VMware
5 15 (1.63%) Rally
6 13 (1.41%) Atlassian
6 13 (1.41%) Google
7 10 (1.09%) SAP
7 10 (1.09%) Sophos
8 5 (0.54%) Cadence
9 4 (0.43%) Apple
9 4 (0.43%) Pega
9 4 (0.43%) Sun
10 3 (0.33%) New Relic
10 3 (0.33%) NICE Systems
11 2 (0.22%) IBM
11 2 (0.22%) MEDITECH
11 2 (0.22%) Splunk
11 2 (0.22%) StreamBase
12 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Travel to Asia and America
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k-25k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: circa £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Collinson Group
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + perks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Ortolan Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum, + Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 6 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago