The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank - 102 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.36% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Median salary - £33,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
QA Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
955 1070 1109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.05% 96.75% 98.84%
Number of salaries quoted 845 946 957
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Kent region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft