The table below looks at the statistics for the Quality 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 Quality Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Engineer
Rank 801 806 788
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 39 48 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.049% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.052% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 36 41 45
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
Quality 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
91484 91720 93604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.46% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 75958 74696 79606
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Quality Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Quality Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Quality Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Quality Engineer across the England region.

Quality Engineer Salary Trend in England

Quality Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Quality Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Quality Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Quality 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 Quality Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
South East 0 19 £50,000 +53.84% 5
London -5 17 £42,500 +6.25%
East of England +11 2 £35,000 -
North West -12 1 £37,500 +11.94%
West Midlands -24 1 £37,500 +50.00% 1
South West - 1 - - 5
Quality Engineer
UK

Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Quality 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 Quality Engineer in their job title.

1 82 (90.11%) QA
2 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (31.87%) Selenium
4 26 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 25 (27.47%) Java
6 23 (25.27%) Manual Testing
7 20 (21.98%) Automated Testing
8 19 (20.88%) Performance Testing
8 19 (20.88%) BDD
9 18 (19.78%) C#
9 18 (19.78%) ISO 9001
10 17 (18.68%) User Stories
11 16 (17.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (17.58%) Gherkin
11 16 (17.58%) Test Scripting
11 16 (17.58%) TDD
11 16 (17.58%) Scrum
12 15 (16.48%) Integration Testing
12 15 (16.48%) Degree
12 15 (16.48%) XML
13 14 (15.38%) Python
13 14 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (15.38%) Cucumber
13 14 (15.38%) Open Source
14 13 (14.29%) Computer Science
14 13 (14.29%) Finance
14 13 (14.29%) Web Services
14 13 (14.29%) C++
15 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
15 12 (13.19%) Windows

Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Quality 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 Quality Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.59%) Confluence
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Office
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.59%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.59%) MySQL
3 1 (1.10%) DB2
3 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (31.87%) Selenium
2 14 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 11 (12.09%) JMeter
3 11 (12.09%) WebDriver
4 10 (10.99%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (8.79%) JIRA
5 8 (8.79%) Ranorex
6 6 (6.59%) Zephyr
6 6 (6.59%) JUnit
7 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.30%) Subversion
8 3 (3.30%) TestNG
9 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.10%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.10%) jMock
10 1 (1.10%) Hudson
10 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.10%) Gradle
10 1 (1.10%) Maven
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.49%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.58%) Gherkin
2 15 (16.48%) XML
3 13 (14.29%) Web Services
4 9 (9.89%) .NET
5 6 (6.59%) HTML
6 2 (2.20%) Middleware
6 2 (2.20%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.10%) HTML5
7 1 (1.10%) REST
7 1 (1.10%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.10%) Spring
7 1 (1.10%) Ajax
7 1 (1.10%) Java EE
7 1 (1.10%) JMS
7 1 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Open Source
2 13 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (7.69%) Animation
4 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.59%) Wiki
5 6 (6.59%) Mathematics
6 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
6 5 (5.49%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (5.49%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.20%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.20%) Equities
8 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.10%) Video Editing
8 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.10%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.19%) Windows
2 10 (10.99%) Linux
3 3 (3.30%) UNIX
4 1 (1.10%) Android
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 23 (25.27%) Manual Testing
4 20 (21.98%) Automated Testing
5 19 (20.88%) Performance Testing
5 19 (20.88%) BDD
6 17 (18.68%) User Stories
7 16 (17.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (17.58%) Test Scripting
7 16 (17.58%) Scrum
7 16 (17.58%) TDD
8 15 (16.48%) Integration Testing
9 14 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (12.09%) Automation Testing
11 10 (10.99%) Waterfall
12 9 (9.89%) Software Testing
13 6 (6.59%) 3D Animation
14 5 (5.49%) Mobile Commerce
14 5 (5.49%) Benchmarking
15 4 (4.40%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.47%) Java
2 18 (19.78%) C#
3 14 (15.38%) Python
4 13 (14.29%) C++
5 6 (6.59%) SQL
6 4 (4.40%) C
7 1 (1.10%) VBScript
7 1 (1.10%) VB
7 1 (1.10%) COBOL
7 1 (1.10%) Perl
7 1 (1.10%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.10%) Ruby
7 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) Degree
2 9 (9.89%) ISTQB
3 7 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.49%) ISEB
5 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.20%) VCP4
6 2 (2.20%) HND
7 1 (1.10%) CCNA
7 1 (1.10%) IRCA
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (90.11%) QA
2 18 (19.78%) ISO 9001
3 8 (8.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (7.69%) PCI DSS
4 7 (7.69%) TickIT
4 7 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (1.10%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.99%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) HP
4 2 (2.20%) Perforce
5 1 (1.10%) Redback
5 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.10%) Cerillion
5 1 (1.10%) Tableau
5 1 (1.10%) Juniper
5 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco
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