The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Sheffield region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 45 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 15 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.33% 0.46% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.43% 0.48% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Median salary £27,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% +4.61%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
437 627 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.90% 96.76% 98.89%
Number of salaries quoted 353 525 604
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

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 1 March 2017.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 12 (80.00%) NUnit
3 12 (80.00%) Selenium
3 12 (80.00%) C#
3 12 (80.00%) Java
3 12 (80.00%) TestNG
3 12 (80.00%) Automated Testing
4 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 10 (66.67%) OO
5 9 (60.00%) Subversion
5 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (46.67%) Process Management
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) Apple
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Digital Media
7 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (20.00%) User Experience
8 2 (13.33%) iPad

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) NUnit
1 12 (80.00%) Selenium
1 12 (80.00%) TestNG
2 9 (60.00%) Subversion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Digital Media
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 10 (66.67%) OO
4 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (46.67%) Process Management
6 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Apple