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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 42 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.35% - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
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
278 319 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 98.58% 96.08% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 252 274 340
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) WATIR
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) F#
2 2 (66.67%) Sahi
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) WATIR
2 2 (66.67%) Sahi
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium IDE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) F#
2 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago