The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 338 342 396
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 61 125 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.59% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.60% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 51 102 70
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
QA Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
15690 20732 21361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.91% 97.04% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13081 17473 17056
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

QA Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex +22 18 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Berkshire +50 16 £38,750 -13.88%
Surrey +28 10 £52,500 -4.54%
Oxfordshire +25 7 £22,500 -40.00%
Hampshire +2 6 £57,500 +79.68%
Buckinghamshire +17 2 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 South East region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 128 (100.00%) QA
2 89 (69.53%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (51.56%) Selenium
4 52 (40.63%) Java
5 44 (34.38%) Test Automation
6 39 (30.47%) Scrum
7 37 (28.91%) BDD
8 32 (25.00%) TDD
9 31 (24.22%) Automated Testing
9 31 (24.22%) Python
10 30 (23.44%) Regression Testing
10 30 (23.44%) Cucumber
11 27 (21.09%) WebDriver
12 25 (19.53%) Jenkins
12 25 (19.53%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (18.75%) Test Scripting
14 22 (17.19%) Manual Testing
14 22 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (17.19%) Test Strategy
15 21 (16.41%) Linux
15 21 (16.41%) Ruby
15 21 (16.41%) ISTQB
16 19 (14.84%) Finance
16 19 (14.84%) ISEB
16 19 (14.84%) Git (software)
17 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
18 17 (13.28%) Waterfall
19 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
19 16 (12.50%) SQL
20 14 (10.94%) XML

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.69%) Confluence
2 3 (2.34%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) CMS
3 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.56%) IaaS
2 2 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.69%) Internet
2 2 (1.56%) GSM
2 2 (1.56%) LTE
2 2 (1.56%) Network Security
2 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.56%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 8 (6.25%) MySQL
1 8 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.78%) Big Data
3 1 (0.78%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 66 (51.56%) Selenium
2 30 (23.44%) Cucumber
3 27 (21.09%) WebDriver
4 25 (19.53%) Jenkins
5 19 (14.84%) Git (software)
6 12 (9.38%) JIRA
7 11 (8.59%) Maven
8 10 (7.81%) JMeter
9 8 (6.25%) Ant
9 8 (6.25%) Hudson
9 8 (6.25%) SoapUI
10 7 (5.47%) Gradle
11 6 (4.69%) Appium
11 6 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (4.69%) jMock
11 6 (4.69%) JUnit
11 6 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (3.91%) SpecFlow
13 4 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (3.13%) Selenium IDE
General
1 19 (14.84%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.47%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.69%) Electronics
4 6 (4.69%) Marketing
5 4 (3.13%) Back Office
5 4 (3.13%) Banking
5 4 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.13%) Legal
5 4 (3.13%) Retail
6 2 (1.56%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.94%) XML
2 13 (10.16%) .NET
2 13 (10.16%) Web Services
3 10 (7.81%) Java EE
3 10 (7.81%) React
3 10 (7.81%) REST
4 8 (6.25%) HTML
4 8 (6.25%) SOAP
5 7 (5.47%) Gherkin
5 7 (5.47%) JSON
6 6 (4.69%) Ajax
6 6 (4.69%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.69%) Hibernate
6 6 (4.69%) JMS
6 6 (4.69%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (4.69%) RESTful
6 6 (4.69%) Spring
6 6 (4.69%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (3.13%) CSS
7 4 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 8 (6.25%) Wiki
2 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.91%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.78%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.78%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.78%) iPad
6 1 (0.78%) iPhone
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) RIA
6 1 (0.78%) Telematics
6 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.41%) Linux
2 10 (7.81%) Windows
3 8 (6.25%) Unix
4 7 (5.47%) Android
4 7 (5.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (69.53%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (34.38%) Test Automation
3 39 (30.47%) Scrum
4 37 (28.91%) BDD
5 32 (25.00%) TDD
6 31 (24.22%) Automated Testing
7 30 (23.44%) Regression Testing
8 25 (19.53%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (18.75%) Test Scripting
10 22 (17.19%) Manual Testing
10 22 (17.19%) Test Strategy
10 22 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (13.28%) Waterfall
12 14 (10.94%) Test Management
13 13 (10.16%) Automation Testing
14 12 (9.38%) CAD
15 11 (8.59%) QA Automation
16 10 (7.81%) E-Commerce
16 10 (7.81%) Software Testing
17 9 (7.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 52 (40.63%) Java
2 31 (24.22%) Python
3 21 (16.41%) Ruby
4 16 (12.50%) SQL
5 13 (10.16%) PHP
6 12 (9.38%) C#
7 11 (8.59%) JavaScript
8 10 (7.81%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.69%) C++
9 6 (4.69%) Groovy
10 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.34%) C
11 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (16.41%) ISTQB
2 19 (14.84%) ISEB
3 10 (7.81%) Degree
4 6 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.56%) IRCA
8 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (10.16%) ISO 14001
3 12 (9.38%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.56%) EFQM
5 1 (0.78%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.78%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.78%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.78%) Firmware
2 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.03%) Oracle
3 6 (4.69%) SAP
4 4 (3.13%) Sophos
4 4 (3.13%) VMware
5 3 (2.34%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.34%) CA Agile Central
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
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