The table below looks at the statistics for the Quality Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Quality Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Engineer
Rank 239 245 239
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 5 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.088% 0.072% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.075% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £38,000 £31,757
% change year-on-year
-3.28% +19.66%
Quality Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5465 6672 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.93% 96.56% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4584 5653 5289
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Quality Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Quality Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Quality Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Quality Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Quality Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +21 4 £40,000 +5.26%
Cheshire +13 1 £36,000 +10.76%
Quality Engineer
England

Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Quality 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 Quality Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
2 3 (37.50%) CAPA
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Bug Management
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (37.50%) ISO13485
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) HTTPS
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) NCR
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Broadband
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Quality 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 Quality Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Broadband
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Bug Management
2 3 (37.50%) CAPA
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Usability Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (37.50%) ISO13485
3 1 (12.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) NCR