The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leeds region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 163 182 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
QA Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2787 3251 3601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 98.00% 97.86% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2320 2564 2880
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Leeds

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 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 Leeds region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (90.48%) Selenium
4 18 (85.71%) Test Scripting
5 17 (80.95%) SQL
6 16 (76.19%) ISEB
6 16 (76.19%) ISTQB
6 16 (76.19%) SoapUI
7 15 (71.43%) Test Strategy
7 15 (71.43%) Automation Testing
7 15 (71.43%) Manual Testing
7 15 (71.43%) Scrum
7 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
7 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
7 15 (71.43%) .NET
8 5 (23.81%) Java
8 5 (23.81%) JIRA
8 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
9 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
9 4 (19.05%) API Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Ruby
9 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
9 4 (19.05%) JMeter
10 3 (14.29%) Workflow
10 3 (14.29%) OWASP
10 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Mercurial
10 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
10 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (90.48%) Selenium
2 16 (76.19%) SoapUI
3 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
3 5 (23.81%) JIRA
4 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (19.05%) JMeter
5 3 (14.29%) Gerrit
5 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 3 (14.29%) Mercurial
5 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.76%) CasperJS
6 1 (4.76%) Concordion
6 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
6 1 (4.76%) Gatling
6 1 (4.76%) JBehave
6 1 (4.76%) Redmine
6 1 (4.76%) The Grinder
6 1 (4.76%) VisualVM
6 1 (4.76%) YourKit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Ajax
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.76%) Behat
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) Test Scripting
3 15 (71.43%) Automation Testing
3 15 (71.43%) Manual Testing
3 15 (71.43%) Scrum
3 15 (71.43%) Test Strategy
4 4 (19.05%) API Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 3 (14.29%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 3 (14.29%) OWASP
5 3 (14.29%) QA Automation
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
5 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) ISEB
1 16 (76.19%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) AppDynamics
2 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.76%) Dynatrace
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) New Relic
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle