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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 58 73 77
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.56% 0.58% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.59% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Median salary £31,500 £30,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
523 683 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.76% 98.70% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 417 619 593
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) Protractor
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
4 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Protractor
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft