The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 57 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.25% - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £34,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -11.33%
QA Engineer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
389 335 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 97.01% 94.90% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 287 295 344
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Luton

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Luton

QA Engineer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium IDE
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) TestNG
3 1 (20.00%) Lumesse
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (20.00%) TestNG
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Android
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Lumesse