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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 153 177 193
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 2 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.076% 0.49% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.51% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 3
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +34.61%
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
2565 3535 3785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.71% 97.17% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2185 2814 2907
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) ISEB
3 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
4 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) .NET
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Java
6 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (28.57%) JMeter
6 2 (28.57%) Validation
7 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 1 (14.29%) e-Health
7 1 (14.29%) Spring
7 1 (14.29%) Maven
7 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Ruby
7 1 (14.29%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (14.29%) PHP
7 1 (14.29%) C

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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
2 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Gatling
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) Redmine
3 1 (14.29%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) The Grinder
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) VisualVM
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) YourKit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
2 1 (14.29%) Dynatrace
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) New Relic
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago