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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 152 169 200
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 5 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.46% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.47% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 1
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
2639 3425 3665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.96% 97.47% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2242 2740 2859
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 £25,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 27 August 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) ISEB
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) Selenium
3 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
3 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 9 (81.82%) SoapUI
4 8 (72.73%) Test Strategy
4 8 (72.73%) Manual Testing
4 8 (72.73%) Automation Testing
4 8 (72.73%) .NET
4 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
4 8 (72.73%) Scrum
4 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) JMeter
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Gerrit
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 1 (9.09%) Gatling
6 1 (9.09%) The Grinder

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 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
1 9 (81.82%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) Gatling
3 1 (9.09%) Gerrit
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
3 1 (9.09%) Redmine
3 1 (9.09%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (9.09%) The Grinder
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) VisualVM
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) YourKit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 8 (72.73%) Automation Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Manual Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 8 (72.73%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) API Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) OWASP
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
1 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
2 1 (9.09%) Dynatrace
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) New Relic
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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