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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 47 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.36% - 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% - 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £27,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
QA Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull 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
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
258 303 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 93.82% 96.50% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 204 231 158
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,700 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Solihull

QA Engineer
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA