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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 533 512 464
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 386 460 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 318 409 399
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £56,825
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
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
98311 106681 98632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81285 87325 83033
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 £27,000 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -34 193 £47,500 +5.55% 33
South East +53 139 £47,500 +18.75% 6
South West -11 22 £42,500 +9.67% 1
East of England -10 10 £36,250 +6.61% 2
North West -8 6 £40,000 +18.51% 3
West Midlands -15 5 £35,000 -22.22% 2
East Midlands +8 4 £37,250 +93.50% 2
North East -2 4 £24,000 +11.62%
Yorkshire - 3 £22,500 - 2
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 710 (100.00%) QA
2 486 (68.45%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (46.20%) Selenium
4 250 (35.21%) Java
5 228 (32.11%) Test Automation
6 210 (29.58%) SQL
7 202 (28.45%) Automated Testing
8 181 (25.49%) WebDriver
9 180 (25.35%) Manual Testing
10 174 (24.51%) Test Scripting
11 173 (24.37%) Scrum
12 161 (22.68%) Cucumber
13 154 (21.69%) BDD
13 154 (21.69%) Finance
14 152 (21.41%) C#
15 149 (20.99%) Degree
16 134 (18.87%) TDD
17 127 (17.89%) Web Services
18 123 (17.32%) Automation Testing
19 121 (17.04%) Software Testing
20 119 (16.76%) JIRA
21 115 (16.20%) Regression Testing
22 108 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
23 100 (14.08%) .NET
24 95 (13.38%) JavaScript
24 95 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
25 94 (13.24%) ISEB
25 94 (13.24%) Computer Science
26 90 (12.68%) Ruby
26 90 (12.68%) Windows

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 16 (2.25%) Confluence
2 12 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.13%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.99%) CMS
5 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.56%) IIS
5 4 (0.56%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.42%) WordPress
6 3 (0.42%) Node.js
7 1 (0.14%) uiautomator
7 1 (0.14%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.56%) Mingle
2 4 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.70%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.28%) Exchequer
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.79%) SaaS
2 8 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.56%) GitHub
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.54%) TCP/IP
2 17 (2.39%) Internet
3 13 (1.83%) HTTP
4 8 (1.13%) Network Security
5 6 (0.85%) DSL
6 5 (0.70%) DNS
6 5 (0.70%) CTI
7 3 (0.42%) NAS
8 2 (0.28%) HSUPA
8 2 (0.28%) Intranet
8 2 (0.28%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.28%) UMTS
8 2 (0.28%) VoIP
8 2 (0.28%) WCDMA
8 2 (0.28%) 3G
8 2 (0.28%) GPRS
8 2 (0.28%) GSM
8 2 (0.28%) Wireless
8 2 (0.28%) HSDPA
8 2 (0.28%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.32%) MySQL
3 33 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (3.52%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.68%) NoSQL
5 19 (2.68%) MongoDB
6 17 (2.39%) DB2
7 14 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.13%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (0.85%) OLTP
10 6 (0.85%) OLAP
11 5 (0.70%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.70%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.70%) Big Data
12 3 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.42%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 328 (46.20%) Selenium
2 181 (25.49%) WebDriver
3 161 (22.68%) Cucumber
4 119 (16.76%) JIRA
5 73 (10.28%) QuickTest Pro
6 71 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 69 (9.72%) Git (software)
8 48 (6.76%) JUnit
9 45 (6.34%) Subversion
10 43 (6.06%) Visual Studio
11 38 (5.35%) RSpec
12 36 (5.07%) SoapUI
13 32 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
14 31 (4.37%) JMeter
15 30 (4.23%) Calabash
16 28 (3.94%) Maven
17 27 (3.80%) SpecFlow
18 23 (3.24%) TeamCity
19 22 (3.10%) Appium
20 20 (2.82%) Firebug
General
1 154 (21.69%) Finance
2 44 (6.20%) Games
3 40 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.52%) Retail
5 21 (2.96%) Banking
6 17 (2.39%) Marketing
6 17 (2.39%) Polish Language
7 11 (1.55%) Online Betting
7 11 (1.55%) Advertising
8 10 (1.41%) Legal
9 8 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.99%) Publishing
11 6 (0.85%) Electronics
12 5 (0.70%) Law
13 4 (0.56%) Automotive
13 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.14%) Front Office
14 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (17.89%) Web Services
2 100 (14.08%) .NET
3 90 (12.68%) Gherkin
4 73 (10.28%) XML
5 52 (7.32%) HTML
6 43 (6.06%) REST
7 41 (5.77%) CSS
8 32 (4.51%) SOAP
9 29 (4.08%) JSON
10 24 (3.38%) RESTful
11 21 (2.96%) jQuery
12 20 (2.82%) Hibernate
13 19 (2.68%) Spring
14 17 (2.39%) Ajax
15 15 (2.11%) .NET Framework
16 11 (1.55%) J2EE
17 9 (1.27%) Java EE
18 8 (1.13%) HTML5
18 8 (1.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
19 7 (0.99%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 95 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (13.24%) Computer Science
3 71 (10.00%) Open Source
4 58 (8.17%) Mobile App
5 24 (3.38%) Online Gambling
6 22 (3.10%) User Experience
7 19 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (2.54%) Management Information System
9 17 (2.39%) Xbox
10 14 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (1.69%) Wiki
12 11 (1.55%) Blackberry
13 10 (1.41%) iPhone
14 9 (1.27%) iPad
15 8 (1.13%) Online Games
15 8 (1.13%) Animation
15 8 (1.13%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.85%) Social Gaming
17 5 (0.70%) Photography
17 5 (0.70%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 90 (12.68%) Windows
2 86 (12.11%) Linux
3 66 (9.30%) UNIX
4 60 (8.45%) Android
5 51 (7.18%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.55%) Mac OS
7 10 (1.41%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.70%) VMS
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.14%) Debian
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.14%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (68.45%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (32.11%) Test Automation
3 202 (28.45%) Automated Testing
4 180 (25.35%) Manual Testing
5 174 (24.51%) Test Scripting
6 173 (24.37%) Scrum
7 154 (21.69%) BDD
8 134 (18.87%) TDD
9 123 (17.32%) Automation Testing
10 121 (17.04%) Software Testing
11 115 (16.20%) Regression Testing
12 108 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
13 78 (10.99%) Software Engineering
14 72 (10.14%) User Stories
15 70 (9.86%) Integration Testing
16 69 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
17 68 (9.58%) Performance Testing
18 65 (9.15%) E-Commerce
19 54 (7.61%) Waterfall
20 51 (7.18%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 250 (35.21%) Java
2 210 (29.58%) SQL
3 152 (21.41%) C#
4 95 (13.38%) JavaScript
5 90 (12.68%) Ruby
6 56 (7.89%) Python
7 37 (5.21%) PHP
8 30 (4.23%) C++
9 17 (2.39%) Objective-C
10 16 (2.25%) C
11 13 (1.83%) Groovy
12 12 (1.69%) Scala
13 11 (1.55%) VBScript
14 10 (1.41%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.27%) Perl
16 6 (0.85%) VB
17 5 (0.70%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.56%) Clojure
18 4 (0.56%) XPath
19 2 (0.28%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 149 (20.99%) Degree
2 94 (13.24%) ISEB
3 68 (9.58%) ISTQB
4 25 (3.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (0.85%) HND
5 6 (0.85%) AAT
6 2 (0.28%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.28%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.28%) IC3 Certification
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 710 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (0.99%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.28%) KVM
5 1 (0.14%) HDFS
5 1 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.41%) Puppet
3 5 (0.70%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.70%) Ansible
4 1 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 80 (11.27%) Oracle
2 38 (5.35%) Microsoft
3 37 (5.21%) HP
4 30 (4.23%) Google
5 25 (3.52%) Facebook
6 21 (2.96%) ForgeRock
7 10 (1.41%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.41%) VMware
8 5 (0.70%) Pega
9 4 (0.56%) SAP
9 4 (0.56%) Progress
10 2 (0.28%) Telerik
10 2 (0.28%) Sage
10 2 (0.28%) Sony
11 1 (0.14%) Thunderhead
11 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.14%) Reuters
11 1 (0.14%) Cerillion
11 1 (0.14%) IBM
11 1 (0.14%) Intel
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