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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 483 462 577
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +115
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 413 601 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.59% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.61% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 365 517 377
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
82431 98009 104450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.47% 96.61% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 68982 82590 87197
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +37 272 £50,000 - 40
South East +10 63 £40,000 - 8
North West -24 21 £40,000 - 4
West Midlands -11 15 £35,000 +12.90%
East Midlands +8 13 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Yorkshire -1 11 £32,500 -13.33%
East of England -30 10 £40,000 +17.64% 4
South West +4 8 £45,000 -7.69%
North East +12 1 £35,000 -3.44% 1
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 814 (100.00%) QA
2 564 (69.29%) Agile Software Development
3 472 (57.99%) Selenium
4 331 (40.66%) Java
5 291 (35.75%) BDD
6 264 (32.43%) Test Automation
7 257 (31.57%) Cucumber
8 221 (27.15%) Scrum
9 206 (25.31%) Automated Testing
10 200 (24.57%) TDD
11 196 (24.08%) Manual Testing
12 175 (21.50%) SQL
13 148 (18.18%) WebDriver
14 146 (17.94%) Test Scripting
15 145 (17.81%) Regression Testing
16 134 (16.46%) Automation Testing
17 133 (16.34%) Finance
17 133 (16.34%) Software Testing
18 129 (15.85%) JIRA
19 126 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
20 122 (14.99%) C#
21 119 (14.62%) ISEB
22 115 (14.13%) Python
23 111 (13.64%) Ruby
24 110 (13.51%) Android
25 108 (13.27%) QA Automation
26 105 (12.90%) Git (software)
26 105 (12.90%) ISTQB
27 102 (12.53%) Apple iOS
28 96 (11.79%) Mobile App

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 20 (2.46%) Confluence
2 15 (1.84%) IIS
3 7 (0.86%) SAS
4 3 (0.37%) Apache
4 3 (0.37%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.37%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.25%) CMS
6 1 (0.12%) CICS
6 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.61%) MS Office
4 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) Maya
5 1 (0.12%) MODO
Business Applications
1 8 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.42%) SaaS
2 18 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.97%) GitHub
5 6 (0.74%) PaaS
6 4 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.25%) IaaS
8 1 (0.12%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.07%) Internet
2 16 (1.97%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.86%) HTTP
4 2 (0.25%) GSM
4 2 (0.25%) LTE
4 2 (0.25%) Network Security
4 2 (0.25%) SSL
4 2 (0.25%) UMTS
5 1 (0.12%) DNS
5 1 (0.12%) Skype
5 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.12%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (5.41%) MySQL
2 30 (3.69%) SQL Server
3 27 (3.32%) MongoDB
4 15 (1.84%) NoSQL
4 15 (1.84%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (1.47%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.11%) HBase
8 8 (0.98%) Big Data
9 6 (0.74%) DB2
9 6 (0.74%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.61%) SQLite
11 4 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.25%) OLAP
13 2 (0.25%) OLTP
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 472 (57.99%) Selenium
2 257 (31.57%) Cucumber
3 148 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 129 (15.85%) JIRA
5 105 (12.90%) Git (software)
6 91 (11.18%) Appium
7 77 (9.46%) Jenkins
8 74 (9.09%) JUnit
9 59 (7.25%) JMeter
10 54 (6.63%) SoapUI
11 42 (5.16%) SpecFlow
12 40 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 32 (3.93%) Maven
14 29 (3.56%) Robotium
15 25 (3.07%) Calabash
15 25 (3.07%) Subversion
16 22 (2.70%) JBehave
17 20 (2.46%) HP UFT
17 20 (2.46%) Hudson
18 18 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 133 (16.34%) Finance
2 40 (4.91%) Games
3 29 (3.56%) Banking
4 28 (3.44%) Marketing
4 28 (3.44%) Retail
5 27 (3.32%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.09%) Advertising
7 10 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.11%) Electronics
9 8 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.86%) Back Office
10 7 (0.86%) 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%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.37%) Publishing
14 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.25%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (8.97%) Web Services
2 66 (8.11%) Gherkin
3 57 (7.00%) REST
4 51 (6.27%) XML
5 44 (5.41%) HTML
6 42 (5.16%) .NET
6 42 (5.16%) RESTful
7 32 (3.93%) SOAP
8 23 (2.83%) JSON
9 22 (2.70%) CSS
10 20 (2.46%) HTML5
11 19 (2.33%) AngularJS
12 16 (1.97%) React
13 13 (1.60%) Ajax
14 12 (1.47%) Node.js
15 10 (1.23%) Java EE
16 8 (0.98%) Qt
16 8 (0.98%) Spring
17 7 (0.86%) jQuery
17 7 (0.86%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 96 (11.79%) Mobile App
2 70 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (7.49%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.21%) Blog
5 15 (1.84%) Online Games
5 15 (1.84%) RIA
6 12 (1.47%) User Experience
7 11 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.23%) Blackberry
8 10 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.11%) Wiki
10 8 (0.98%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.86%) Fintech
11 7 (0.86%) Social Network
12 6 (0.74%) Arduino
12 6 (0.74%) iPad
12 6 (0.74%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.74%) Raspberry Pi
13 5 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 110 (13.51%) Android
2 102 (12.53%) Apple iOS
3 82 (10.07%) Linux
4 78 (9.58%) Windows
5 72 (8.85%) Unix
6 14 (1.72%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (69.29%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (35.75%) BDD
3 264 (32.43%) Test Automation
4 221 (27.15%) Scrum
5 206 (25.31%) Automated Testing
6 200 (24.57%) TDD
7 196 (24.08%) Manual Testing
8 146 (17.94%) Test Scripting
9 145 (17.81%) Regression Testing
10 134 (16.46%) Automation Testing
11 133 (16.34%) Software Testing
12 126 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
13 108 (13.27%) QA Automation
14 95 (11.67%) Test Strategy
15 76 (9.34%) Software Engineering
16 68 (8.35%) User Acceptance Testing
17 67 (8.23%) Performance Testing
18 62 (7.62%) Functional Testing
19 61 (7.49%) Exploratory Testing
20 59 (7.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 331 (40.66%) Java
2 175 (21.50%) SQL
3 122 (14.99%) C#
4 115 (14.13%) Python
5 111 (13.64%) Ruby
6 91 (11.18%) JavaScript
7 40 (4.91%) Bash Shell
8 32 (3.93%) C++
9 30 (3.69%) PHP
10 18 (2.21%) Groovy
11 13 (1.60%) Scala
12 12 (1.47%) C
12 12 (1.47%) Perl
13 11 (1.35%) VBScript
14 9 (1.11%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.74%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.61%) COBOL
16 5 (0.61%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.61%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 119 (14.62%) ISEB
2 105 (12.90%) ISTQB
3 96 (11.79%) Degree
4 17 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.37%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.25%) IRCA
8 2 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 814 (100.00%) QA
2 24 (2.95%) SDET
3 18 (2.21%) GCP
4 12 (1.47%) ISO 14001
5 11 (1.35%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.86%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.25%) EFQM
7 2 (0.25%) WAI
7 2 (0.25%) WCAG
8 1 (0.12%) HL7
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.49%) Docker
4 2 (0.25%) Firmware
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (3.81%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.37%) Ansible
3 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.12%) Puppet
4 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 58 (7.13%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.67%) Oracle
3 20 (2.46%) HP
4 19 (2.33%) VMware
5 10 (1.23%) Google
5 10 (1.23%) MEDITECH
6 8 (0.98%) SAP
7 7 (0.86%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.74%) Apple
9 5 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (0.61%) hybris
10 4 (0.49%) Sophos
10 4 (0.49%) Sun
11 2 (0.25%) IBM
11 2 (0.25%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.12%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.12%) Dynatrace
12 1 (0.12%) New Relic
12 1 (0.12%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Health,pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life, Gym, + More
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, life cover plus others
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Medical + More
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 25 days holiday, Pension, Private
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Avios
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 9 days ago