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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 473 540 505
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 513 440 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.46% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 458 363 504
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.71%
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
88576 96429 106135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.53% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 75322 79912 87719
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 26 May 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 May 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 +89 311 £50,000 +5.26% 36
South East -2 106 £40,000 -15.78% 12
East of England +54 48 £42,500 +21.42% 8
North West +19 19 £36,250 -9.37% 2
Yorkshire +9 12 £35,000 +12.00%
East Midlands +14 8 £36,250 -3.33% 2
South West -13 6 £48,750 +14.70% 3
West Midlands -15 4 £33,250 -1.48% 1
North East +1 1 £27,500 +14.58% 1
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 998 (100.00%) QA
2 689 (69.04%) Agile Software Development
3 540 (54.11%) Selenium
4 427 (42.79%) Java
5 319 (31.96%) BDD
6 313 (31.36%) Test Automation
7 286 (28.66%) Scrum
8 283 (28.36%) WebDriver
9 281 (28.16%) Cucumber
10 255 (25.55%) Manual Testing
11 250 (25.05%) TDD
12 236 (23.65%) SQL
13 229 (22.95%) C#
14 217 (21.74%) Automated Testing
14 217 (21.74%) Degree
15 179 (17.94%) Software Testing
16 178 (17.84%) Finance
16 178 (17.84%) JIRA
16 178 (17.84%) Automation Testing
17 161 (16.13%) QA Automation
18 151 (15.13%) Test Scripting
19 141 (14.13%) .NET
20 139 (13.93%) Ruby
20 139 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
21 133 (13.33%) Computer Science
22 132 (13.23%) Regression Testing
23 125 (12.53%) Android
24 124 (12.42%) Jenkins
25 123 (12.32%) ISEB
26 119 (11.92%) SDLC

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 31 (3.11%) Confluence
2 19 (1.90%) IIS
3 10 (1.00%) CMS
4 9 (0.90%) CICS
5 7 (0.70%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.20%) SAS
7 1 (0.10%) Apache
7 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.10%) Node.js
7 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.10%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 72 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.40%) Maya
3 4 (0.40%) MS Office
4 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.90%) SaaS
4 5 (0.50%) GitHub
5 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.61%) Internet
2 20 (2.00%) HTTP
3 6 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.50%) SSH
5 2 (0.20%) GSM
5 2 (0.20%) IMAP
5 2 (0.20%) LTE
5 2 (0.20%) NAS
5 2 (0.20%) SAN
5 2 (0.20%) SMTP
5 2 (0.20%) UMTS
5 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.10%) Broadband
6 1 (0.10%) Firewall
6 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.01%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.31%) Relational Database
3 21 (2.10%) MongoDB
4 18 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (1.40%) Oracle ODI
6 13 (1.30%) MySQL
7 12 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (0.90%) Data Mining
9 8 (0.80%) Big Data
10 7 (0.70%) DB2
11 6 (0.60%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.40%) HBase
12 4 (0.40%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 540 (54.11%) Selenium
2 283 (28.36%) WebDriver
3 281 (28.16%) Cucumber
4 178 (17.84%) JIRA
5 124 (12.42%) Jenkins
6 86 (8.62%) JUnit
7 81 (8.12%) Git (software)
8 79 (7.92%) SoapUI
9 71 (7.11%) Appium
10 65 (6.51%) JMeter
11 63 (6.31%) SpecFlow
12 49 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 45 (4.51%) HP UFT
14 40 (4.01%) Subversion
15 33 (3.31%) Calabash
16 31 (3.11%) JBehave
17 30 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 26 (2.61%) WATIR
19 25 (2.51%) TeamCity
20 24 (2.40%) Hudson
General
1 178 (17.84%) Finance
2 46 (4.61%) Games
3 39 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 38 (3.81%) Retail
5 26 (2.61%) Marketing
6 14 (1.40%) Banking
6 14 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.30%) Law
7 13 (1.30%) Polish Language
8 11 (1.10%) Electronics
9 10 (1.00%) Legal
9 10 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.70%) Back Office
12 6 (0.60%) Advertising
13 5 (0.50%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.30%) Front Office
14 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.30%) Publishing
15 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (14.13%) .NET
2 114 (11.42%) Web Services
3 81 (8.12%) XML
4 69 (6.91%) RESTful
5 66 (6.61%) HTML
5 66 (6.61%) REST
6 56 (5.61%) Gherkin
7 46 (4.61%) SOAP
8 33 (3.31%) CSS
9 32 (3.21%) JSON
10 16 (1.60%) Spring
11 14 (1.40%) HTML5
11 14 (1.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 13 (1.30%) Ajax
12 13 (1.30%) J2EE
13 12 (1.20%) AngularJS
14 11 (1.10%) .NET Framework
14 11 (1.10%) Hibernate
15 9 (0.90%) Java EE
16 8 (0.80%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 133 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 103 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (10.12%) Mobile App
4 49 (4.91%) Fintech
5 26 (2.61%) User Experience
6 25 (2.51%) Online Games
7 23 (2.30%) RIA
8 22 (2.20%) Blog
9 19 (1.90%) Digital Media
10 18 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (1.70%) Mainframe
11 17 (1.70%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.30%) Online Gambling
13 11 (1.10%) Blackberry
14 10 (1.00%) iPad
15 9 (0.90%) VSAM
16 7 (0.70%) Augmented Reality
16 7 (0.70%) Wiki
17 6 (0.60%) Client/Server
17 6 (0.60%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 125 (12.53%) Android
2 103 (10.32%) Apple iOS
3 97 (9.72%) Windows
4 88 (8.82%) Linux
5 51 (5.11%) Unix
6 26 (2.61%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.00%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.70%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.20%) AIX
11 2 (0.20%) CentOS
11 2 (0.20%) HPUX
11 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.20%) Solaris
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 689 (69.04%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (31.96%) BDD
3 313 (31.36%) Test Automation
4 286 (28.66%) Scrum
5 255 (25.55%) Manual Testing
6 250 (25.05%) TDD
7 217 (21.74%) Automated Testing
8 179 (17.94%) Software Testing
9 178 (17.84%) Automation Testing
10 161 (16.13%) QA Automation
11 151 (15.13%) Test Scripting
12 139 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
13 132 (13.23%) Regression Testing
14 119 (11.92%) SDLC
15 113 (11.32%) Functional Testing
16 100 (10.02%) API Testing
17 95 (9.52%) Test Strategy
18 89 (8.92%) User Acceptance Testing
19 81 (8.12%) Agile Testing
19 81 (8.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 427 (42.79%) Java
2 236 (23.65%) SQL
3 229 (22.95%) C#
4 139 (13.93%) Ruby
5 116 (11.62%) Python
6 74 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 47 (4.71%) PHP
8 36 (3.61%) Scala
9 29 (2.91%) Clojure
10 27 (2.71%) C++
11 25 (2.51%) Groovy
12 23 (2.30%) VBScript
13 22 (2.20%) C
14 21 (2.10%) Perl
15 13 (1.30%) COBOL
16 12 (1.20%) VB
17 10 (1.00%) Bash Shell
18 9 (0.90%) JCL
19 5 (0.50%) PL/SQL
19 5 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 217 (21.74%) Degree
2 123 (12.32%) ISEB
3 103 (10.32%) ISTQB
4 25 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (1.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.50%) MBA
7 5 (0.50%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.40%) HND
9 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 998 (100.00%) QA
2 24 (2.40%) SDET
3 21 (2.10%) GCP
4 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.20%) MiFID
6 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.70%) Firmware
4 2 (0.20%) Docker
4 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 44 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.40%) Puppet
3 3 (0.30%) Ansible
3 3 (0.30%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (0.20%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.20%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.10%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 113 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.41%) Oracle
3 37 (3.71%) HP
4 20 (2.00%) Rally
4 20 (2.00%) SAP
5 18 (1.80%) Google
6 15 (1.50%) Atlassian
7 13 (1.30%) VMware
8 12 (1.20%) Sophos
9 11 (1.10%) Facebook
10 7 (0.70%) Pega
11 6 (0.60%) Cadence
11 6 (0.60%) ForgeRock
12 5 (0.50%) Apple
13 4 (0.40%) Telerik
14 3 (0.30%) CA
14 3 (0.30%) NICE Systems
14 3 (0.30%) Perforce
14 3 (0.30%) StreamBase
14 3 (0.30%) WorldPay
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Salary: From £24,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 32 minutes ago
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Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
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London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
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City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 58k-60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits + bonus
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Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
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Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
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