The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough 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 40 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.67% - 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% - 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
QA Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
335 301 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 93.31% 99.34% 93.30%
Number of salaries quoted 252 271 335
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 Peterborough

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Peterborough

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (66.67%) Selenium
4 5 (55.56%) Manual Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Testing
6 3 (33.33%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) C++
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) JUnit
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) Python
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) Ruby
7 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
7 2 (22.22%) BDD
7 2 (22.22%) REST

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Manual Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Bug Management
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft