The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 89 101 91
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.19% 0.26% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.27% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £29,500 £31,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.83% -8.82%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
QA Engineer
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham 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
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1007 1113 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 95.27% 97.80% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 821 917 724
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Nottingham

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 7 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) RAD
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VBScript
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) RTP
3 1 (14.29%) H.323
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) WatiN
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) FogBugz
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) RAD
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Avaya
1 1 (14.29%) VMware