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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 153 162 177
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% 0.60% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.62% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 3
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +20.83%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%

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
2556 3239 3478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.86% 96.37% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2222 2705 2831
Median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
4 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (50.00%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (37.50%) JIRA
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Validation
5 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
6 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (25.00%) Process Management
6 2 (25.00%) Data Security
6 2 (25.00%) JMeter
6 2 (25.00%) ISEB
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Stress Testing
6 2 (25.00%) e-Health
6 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (12.50%) WPF
7 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Ruby
7 1 (12.50%) TDD

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) e-Health
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Process Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) MVVM
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £0.00 per annum + £35k
Posted: Yesterday