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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
UK / England
Rank 452 471 584
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +113
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 419 512 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.56% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.58% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 365 449 333
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
76072 88626 94521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.46% 96.52% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 63575 75149 79188
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +37 249 £50,000 - 50
South East +47 71 £37,500 -6.25% 21
North West -9 26 £37,500 - 3
West Midlands +17 19 £35,500 -11.25% 2
East Midlands +24 17 £42,500 +33.85% 3
East of England -1 17 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Yorkshire -6 12 £36,250 - 1
South West +1 7 £45,000 -10.00% 3
North East +5 1 £35,000 -12.50%
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 819 (100.00%) QA
2 571 (69.72%) Agile Software Development
3 462 (56.41%) Selenium
4 321 (39.19%) Java
5 288 (35.16%) Test Automation
6 270 (32.97%) BDD
7 258 (31.50%) Automated Testing
8 225 (27.47%) Cucumber
9 211 (25.76%) Scrum
10 201 (24.54%) Manual Testing
11 193 (23.57%) SQL
12 188 (22.95%) TDD
13 173 (21.12%) Test Scripting
14 156 (19.05%) Regression Testing
15 146 (17.83%) Finance
16 141 (17.22%) WebDriver
17 139 (16.97%) C#
18 132 (16.12%) Automation Testing
19 131 (16.00%) Software Testing
20 125 (15.26%) Python
21 123 (15.02%) Continuous Integration
22 114 (13.92%) QA Automation
23 113 (13.80%) JIRA
24 107 (13.06%) Ruby
25 104 (12.70%) Mobile App
26 103 (12.58%) Test Strategy
26 103 (12.58%) Git (software)
27 101 (12.33%) Android
28 99 (12.09%) JavaScript
29 95 (11.60%) ISEB

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 15 (1.83%) Confluence
2 12 (1.47%) IIS
3 5 (0.61%) Apache
3 5 (0.61%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.49%) SAS
5 3 (0.37%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.24%) CMS
6 2 (0.24%) Jetty
7 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.49%) MS Office
4 1 (0.12%) Maya
4 1 (0.12%) MODO
4 1 (0.12%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 8 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.27%) SaaS
2 19 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.34%) GitHub
5 4 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.49%) PaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.12%) Google Play
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.32%) Internet
2 14 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.24%) GSM
3 2 (0.24%) HTTP
3 2 (0.24%) LTE
3 2 (0.24%) Network Security
3 2 (0.24%) SSL
3 2 (0.24%) UMTS
4 1 (0.12%) DNS
4 1 (0.12%) FTP
4 1 (0.12%) Skype
4 1 (0.12%) VLAN
4 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.12%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (5.37%) MySQL
2 26 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 21 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 17 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 16 (1.95%) Big Data
6 14 (1.71%) NoSQL
7 11 (1.34%) HBase
7 11 (1.34%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.10%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.61%) SQLite
13 4 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
14 2 (0.24%) InfluxDB
14 2 (0.24%) OLAP
14 2 (0.24%) OLTP
14 2 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.24%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 462 (56.41%) Selenium
2 225 (27.47%) Cucumber
3 141 (17.22%) WebDriver
4 113 (13.80%) JIRA
5 103 (12.58%) Git (software)
6 84 (10.26%) Appium
7 69 (8.42%) Jenkins
8 59 (7.20%) JMeter
9 56 (6.84%) JUnit
10 50 (6.11%) SoapUI
11 48 (5.86%) SpecFlow
12 40 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 30 (3.66%) Maven
13 30 (3.66%) Subversion
14 25 (3.05%) Calabash
14 25 (3.05%) Robotium
15 22 (2.69%) NUnit
16 20 (2.44%) Xcode
17 19 (2.32%) Protractor
18 18 (2.20%) HP UFT
General
1 146 (17.83%) Finance
2 33 (4.03%) Banking
3 31 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.66%) Games
5 20 (2.44%) Marketing
5 20 (2.44%) Retail
6 13 (1.59%) Advertising
7 11 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.10%) Back Office
9 9 (1.10%) Electronics
10 6 (0.73%) Automotive
10 6 (0.73%) Law
11 5 (0.61%) Legal
12 4 (0.49%) Front Office
12 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.49%) Polish Language
13 3 (0.37%) Publishing
14 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (8.30%) Web Services
2 62 (7.57%) Gherkin
3 53 (6.47%) .NET
4 50 (6.11%) REST
5 40 (4.88%) XML
6 33 (4.03%) HTML
6 33 (4.03%) RESTful
7 21 (2.56%) SOAP
8 17 (2.08%) HTML5
9 16 (1.95%) AngularJS
9 16 (1.95%) JSON
10 13 (1.59%) React
11 12 (1.47%) Node.js
12 11 (1.34%) CSS
13 10 (1.22%) Android SDK
13 10 (1.22%) iOS SDK
14 7 (0.85%) Ajax
14 7 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
14 7 (0.85%) Qt
15 6 (0.73%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 104 (12.70%) Mobile App
2 71 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (6.59%) Computer Science
4 16 (1.95%) Client/Server
4 16 (1.95%) iPad
5 15 (1.83%) Fintech
6 14 (1.71%) User Experience
7 13 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 12 (1.47%) Blog
9 9 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.10%) Online Games
10 8 (0.98%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.85%) RIA
12 6 (0.73%) Arduino
12 6 (0.73%) Mobile Games
12 6 (0.73%) Raspberry Pi
13 5 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.61%) Equities
13 5 (0.61%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 101 (12.33%) Android
2 95 (11.60%) Apple iOS
3 77 (9.40%) Linux
4 74 (9.04%) Windows
5 68 (8.30%) Unix
6 12 (1.47%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.24%) Debian
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 571 (69.72%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (35.16%) Test Automation
3 270 (32.97%) BDD
4 258 (31.50%) Automated Testing
5 211 (25.76%) Scrum
6 201 (24.54%) Manual Testing
7 188 (22.95%) TDD
8 173 (21.12%) Test Scripting
9 156 (19.05%) Regression Testing
10 132 (16.12%) Automation Testing
11 131 (16.00%) Software Testing
12 123 (15.02%) Continuous Integration
13 114 (13.92%) QA Automation
14 103 (12.58%) Test Strategy
15 88 (10.74%) Software Engineering
16 82 (10.01%) Functional Testing
17 67 (8.18%) Non-Functional Testing
18 65 (7.94%) Performance Testing
18 65 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
19 64 (7.81%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 321 (39.19%) Java
2 193 (23.57%) SQL
3 139 (16.97%) C#
4 125 (15.26%) Python
5 107 (13.06%) Ruby
6 99 (12.09%) JavaScript
7 38 (4.64%) C++
8 29 (3.54%) Bash Shell
9 26 (3.17%) PHP
10 20 (2.44%) Groovy
11 12 (1.47%) Perl
12 10 (1.22%) C
12 10 (1.22%) Scala
13 9 (1.10%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.10%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.10%) VBScript
14 8 (0.98%) Objective-C
14 8 (0.98%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.49%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 95 (11.60%) ISEB
2 91 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 89 (10.87%) Degree
4 18 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.12%) IRCA
6 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 819 (100.00%) QA
2 38 (4.64%) SDET
3 13 (1.59%) ISO 14001
4 12 (1.47%) GCP
4 12 (1.47%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) EFQM
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 17 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.61%) Docker
4 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.12%) Firmware
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.85%) Ansible
3 6 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.37%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.37%) Puppet
4 3 (0.37%) Salt
5 2 (0.24%) Grafana
Vendors
1 55 (6.72%) Microsoft
2 37 (4.52%) Oracle
3 17 (2.08%) VMware
4 13 (1.59%) HP
5 10 (1.22%) MEDITECH
6 8 (0.98%) SAP
7 7 (0.85%) Sophos
8 6 (0.73%) Google
9 5 (0.61%) hybris
10 4 (0.49%) Apple
10 4 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.49%) Sun
11 3 (0.37%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.24%) CA Agile Central
12 2 (0.24%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.12%) Samsung
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicestershire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + pension, life cover plus others
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum + 5 weeks hol
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Shares given + Unlimited holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago