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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 73 53 69
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.53% 0.23% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.24% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £24,000 £42,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.52% +84.78%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
732 416 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.32% 96.52% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 621 356 573
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

QA Engineer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 8 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) CAD
3 2 (25.00%) CAE
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Games
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) CAD
2 2 (25.00%) CAE
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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