The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Engineer
Rank - 243 251
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.028% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.029% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £20,250 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.90%
UK excluding London average salary £28,875 £29,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -21.33%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6783 6860 7214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.77% 94.75% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5504 5868 6344
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Quality Engineer
England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) Hudson
5 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Animation
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) RenderMan
5 1 (16.67%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
1 1 (16.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Animation
1 1 (16.67%) RenderMan
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA