The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 71 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 8 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.03% - 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% - 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Average salary £25,000 - £30,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
QA Engineer
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
745 557 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.25% 97.89% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 650 454 620
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Sheffield

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 10 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (40.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Usability Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) CAD
6 2 (20.00%) CAE
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (10.00%) Test Management
7 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Usability Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) CAD
5 2 (20.00%) CAE
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft