The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 516 520 557
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 399 459 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.44% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 327 421 294
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 208 £47,500 - 16
South East +50 124 £45,000 +5.88% 6
South West -12 20 £42,500 +18.05% 3
East of England -6 16 £27,500 -23.61% 2
North West +19 10 £40,000 +14.28% 1
West Midlands -4 7 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Yorkshire +13 4 £31,250 +25.00%
East Midlands -1 4 £37,500 +50.00% 1
North East -5 2 £24,000 +3.22% 1
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 717 (100.00%) QA
2 485 (67.64%) Agile Software Development
3 334 (46.58%) Selenium
4 274 (38.21%) Java
5 224 (31.24%) Test Automation
6 215 (29.99%) SQL
7 214 (29.85%) Automated Testing
8 207 (28.87%) Manual Testing
9 180 (25.10%) Scrum
10 179 (24.97%) Test Scripting
11 168 (23.43%) WebDriver
12 162 (22.59%) Degree
13 157 (21.90%) Cucumber
14 148 (20.64%) Finance
15 141 (19.67%) C#
16 140 (19.53%) BDD
17 127 (17.71%) Automation Testing
17 127 (17.71%) TDD
18 125 (17.43%) Regression Testing
19 121 (16.88%) Software Testing
20 120 (16.74%) Web Services
21 114 (15.90%) JIRA
22 104 (14.50%) ISEB
23 102 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
24 100 (13.95%) .NET
25 99 (13.81%) JavaScript
26 98 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
27 97 (13.53%) Ruby
28 95 (13.25%) Computer Science
29 94 (13.11%) Oracle

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (2.51%) Confluence
2 13 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.70%) CMS
5 4 (0.56%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.42%) Node.js
6 3 (0.42%) WordPress
7 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.28%) IIS
8 1 (0.14%) SAS
8 1 (0.14%) Apache
8 1 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.53%) MS Office
3 7 (0.98%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.28%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.28%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.44%) SaaS
2 12 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.70%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.28%) Trello
5 2 (0.28%) GitHub
6 1 (0.14%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.93%) Internet
2 16 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.81%) HTTP
4 9 (1.26%) CTI
5 7 (0.98%) Network Security
6 4 (0.56%) DSL
6 4 (0.56%) WAN
6 4 (0.56%) DNS
6 4 (0.56%) LAN
7 3 (0.42%) Wireless
7 3 (0.42%) NAS
8 2 (0.28%) HSUPA
8 2 (0.28%) HSDPA
8 2 (0.28%) 2G
8 2 (0.28%) 3G
8 2 (0.28%) Intranet
8 2 (0.28%) WCDMA
8 2 (0.28%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.28%) UMTS
8 2 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.18%) SQL Server
2 58 (8.09%) MySQL
3 40 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 24 (3.35%) NoSQL
6 20 (2.79%) MongoDB
7 19 (2.65%) DB2
8 12 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
8 12 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.39%) Big Data
10 9 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.98%) OLTP
11 7 (0.98%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.70%) OLAP
12 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.70%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (0.28%) Redis
13 2 (0.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 334 (46.58%) Selenium
2 168 (23.43%) WebDriver
3 157 (21.90%) Cucumber
4 114 (15.90%) JIRA
5 78 (10.88%) Jenkins
6 71 (9.90%) QuickTest Pro
7 65 (9.07%) Git (software)
8 53 (7.39%) Subversion
9 42 (5.86%) JUnit
10 40 (5.58%) RSpec
10 40 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 37 (5.16%) Maven
12 35 (4.88%) Visual Studio
13 32 (4.46%) SoapUI
14 25 (3.49%) Calabash
15 24 (3.35%) JMeter
15 24 (3.35%) SpecFlow
15 24 (3.35%) Appium
16 21 (2.93%) Firebug
16 21 (2.93%) TeamCity
General
1 148 (20.64%) Finance
2 45 (6.28%) Games
3 42 (5.86%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.35%) Retail
5 23 (3.21%) Polish Language
6 22 (3.07%) Marketing
6 22 (3.07%) Banking
7 12 (1.67%) Advertising
8 11 (1.53%) Online Betting
9 8 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.98%) Legal
11 6 (0.84%) Law
11 6 (0.84%) Electronics
12 5 (0.70%) Automotive
13 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.28%) Publishing
14 2 (0.28%) Front Office
15 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (16.74%) Web Services
2 100 (13.95%) .NET
3 86 (11.99%) Gherkin
4 76 (10.60%) XML
5 58 (8.09%) HTML
6 51 (7.11%) REST
7 38 (5.30%) CSS
8 34 (4.74%) SOAP
9 30 (4.18%) JSON
10 27 (3.77%) RESTful
11 23 (3.21%) Spring
12 21 (2.93%) Ajax
12 21 (2.93%) Hibernate
13 17 (2.37%) jQuery
14 12 (1.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 12 (1.67%) J2EE
14 12 (1.67%) .NET Framework
15 10 (1.39%) HTML5
16 8 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
16 8 (1.12%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 102 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (13.25%) Computer Science
3 68 (9.48%) Mobile App
4 33 (4.60%) User Experience
5 28 (3.91%) Online Gambling
6 25 (3.49%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (2.65%) Blackberry
9 17 (2.37%) iPhone
10 16 (2.23%) Xbox
10 16 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (1.67%) iPad
11 12 (1.67%) Wiki
12 7 (0.98%) Online Games
13 6 (0.84%) Social Gaming
13 6 (0.84%) Replication
13 6 (0.84%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.70%) Photography
14 5 (0.70%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 87 (12.13%) Windows
2 68 (9.48%) Linux
3 67 (9.34%) Android
4 54 (7.53%) Apple iOS
5 48 (6.69%) UNIX
6 14 (1.95%) Windows Phone
7 9 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (0.84%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.70%) VMS
10 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.28%) Solaris
11 1 (0.14%) Debian
11 1 (0.14%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (67.64%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (31.24%) Test Automation
3 214 (29.85%) Automated Testing
4 207 (28.87%) Manual Testing
5 180 (25.10%) Scrum
6 179 (24.97%) Test Scripting
7 140 (19.53%) BDD
8 127 (17.71%) Automation Testing
8 127 (17.71%) TDD
9 125 (17.43%) Regression Testing
10 121 (16.88%) Software Testing
11 98 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
12 85 (11.85%) Software Engineering
13 79 (11.02%) Performance Testing
14 73 (10.18%) Integration Testing
15 68 (9.48%) User Stories
16 66 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
16 66 (9.21%) Open Source
17 61 (8.51%) E-Commerce
17 61 (8.51%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 274 (38.21%) Java
2 215 (29.99%) SQL
3 141 (19.67%) C#
4 99 (13.81%) JavaScript
5 97 (13.53%) Ruby
6 63 (8.79%) Python
7 43 (6.00%) PHP
8 25 (3.49%) C++
9 18 (2.51%) T-SQL
9 18 (2.51%) Objective-C
10 16 (2.23%) C
11 14 (1.95%) VBScript
12 10 (1.39%) Scala
12 10 (1.39%) Perl
13 7 (0.98%) VB
13 7 (0.98%) XPath
14 6 (0.84%) Groovy
14 6 (0.84%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.56%) Clojure
15 4 (0.56%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 162 (22.59%) Degree
2 104 (14.50%) ISEB
3 67 (9.34%) ISTQB
4 28 (3.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (0.84%) AAT
5 6 (0.84%) HND
6 2 (0.28%) IC3 Certification
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 717 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.70%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.28%) KVM
5 1 (0.14%) Firmware
5 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 49 (6.83%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (2.09%) Puppet
3 10 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.39%) Ansible
4 5 (0.70%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.56%) Capistrano
5 4 (0.56%) Salt
6 1 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 94 (13.11%) Oracle
2 48 (6.69%) Microsoft
3 41 (5.72%) HP
4 31 (4.32%) Google
5 25 (3.49%) Facebook
6 23 (3.21%) ForgeRock
7 12 (1.67%) VMware
8 11 (1.53%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.39%) Pega
10 5 (0.70%) SAP
11 4 (0.56%) Progress
12 3 (0.42%) Verint
13 2 (0.28%) Green Hat
13 2 (0.28%) Telerik
13 2 (0.28%) Sony
13 2 (0.28%) Sage
14 1 (0.14%) Nokia
14 1 (0.14%) Intel
14 1 (0.14%) Reuters
14 1 (0.14%) RedDot
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
North West London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum healthcare, pension, flexible benefi
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + package + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Private Medical and Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus + 25 Days Holiday + Pension +
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Somerset (BA2)
Guru Careers
Salary: £23 - 28k (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Share options
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Explore Group
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 days ago