The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 166 184 183
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 19 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.57% 0.11% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.12% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 1
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
3220 3454 3268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.44% 98.13% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2700 2808 2521
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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 12 February 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 33 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 18 (54.55%) Selenium
5 16 (48.48%) Scrum
5 16 (48.48%) Java
5 16 (48.48%) QA Automation
6 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
8 13 (39.39%) BDD
9 12 (36.36%) Cucumber
9 12 (36.36%) Defect Management
9 12 (36.36%) SQL
10 11 (33.33%) TDD
11 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy
11 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
11 10 (30.30%) Automation Testing
11 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
11 10 (30.30%) Degree
11 10 (30.30%) ISEB
11 10 (30.30%) JMeter
11 10 (30.30%) .NET
12 8 (24.24%) XML
12 8 (24.24%) Linux
12 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
12 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
12 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
12 8 (24.24%) NeoLoad
12 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
12 8 (24.24%) SoapUI

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (6.06%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Selenium
2 12 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 10 (30.30%) JMeter
4 8 (24.24%) NeoLoad
4 8 (24.24%) SoapUI
5 7 (21.21%) JIRA
6 6 (18.18%) JUnit
6 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (15.15%) WebDriver
8 2 (6.06%) Gerrit
8 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
8 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
8 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (12.12%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) XML
3 6 (18.18%) Apache Flex
3 6 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) J2EE
4 2 (6.06%) jQuery
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) REST
4 2 (6.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 16 (48.48%) QA Automation
3 16 (48.48%) Scrum
4 13 (39.39%) BDD
5 12 (36.36%) Defect Management
6 11 (33.33%) TDD
7 10 (30.30%) Automation Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy
8 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
9 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
9 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Workflow
10 6 (18.18%) Stress Testing
11 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (15.15%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
1 10 (30.30%) ISEB
1 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (15.15%) SDET
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) HP
2 5 (15.15%) Telerik
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Posted: 2 days ago
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