The table below looks at the statistics for the Quality Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Quality Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Engineer
Rank 413 419 428
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 37 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.046% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.048% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 17
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -16.00%
Quality 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
21430 20664 21850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16859 17053 18653
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Quality Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Quality Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Quality Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Quality Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Quality Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Quality Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Quality Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Quality Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 22 £40,000 - 4
Middlesex -1 4 £25,000 -20.63%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £47,500 -
Sussex - 4 - -
Berkshire -8 3 £60,000 +60.00%
Surrey - 1 £35,000 - 2
Quality Engineer
England

Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Quality 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 Quality Engineer in their job title.

1 48 (97.96%) QA
2 29 (59.18%) Selenium
3 28 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 26 (53.06%) Cucumber
4 26 (53.06%) Ruby
4 26 (53.06%) E-Commerce
5 25 (51.02%) Gherkin
5 25 (51.02%) Open Source
6 24 (48.98%) C#
7 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (46.94%) Scrum
8 22 (44.90%) WATIR
8 22 (44.90%) WebDriver
9 21 (42.86%) Test Strategy
9 21 (42.86%) Relational Database
9 21 (42.86%) ERP
9 21 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (42.86%) RDBMS
10 18 (36.73%) .NET
11 16 (32.65%) TDD
11 16 (32.65%) BDD
12 15 (30.61%) HTML
13 14 (28.57%) Pair Programming
13 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
13 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (28.57%) Confluence
13 14 (28.57%) TeamCity
13 14 (28.57%) Refactoring
13 14 (28.57%) JIRA
14 13 (26.53%) Java

Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Quality 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 Quality Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (28.57%) Confluence
2 11 (22.45%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 7 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) SAN
1 1 (2.04%) SMTP
1 1 (2.04%) NAS
1 1 (2.04%) IMAP
1 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) Relational Database
1 21 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
3 10 (20.41%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 29 (59.18%) Selenium
2 26 (53.06%) Cucumber
3 22 (44.90%) WATIR
3 22 (44.90%) WebDriver
4 14 (28.57%) TeamCity
4 14 (28.57%) JIRA
5 10 (20.41%) NUnit
5 10 (20.41%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (20.41%) Moq
5 10 (20.41%) NCrunch
5 10 (20.41%) ReSharper
5 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
6 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.16%) JMeter
6 4 (8.16%) JUnit
7 2 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (2.04%) Xcode
8 1 (2.04%) WebLOAD
8 1 (2.04%) eggPlant
8 1 (2.04%) AQtime
General
1 7 (14.29%) Automotive
2 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.20%) Electronics
4 2 (4.08%) Military
4 2 (4.08%) Finance
5 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (51.02%) Gherkin
2 18 (36.73%) .NET
3 15 (30.61%) HTML
4 11 (22.45%) CSS
5 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
5 10 (20.41%) MSMQ
5 10 (20.41%) NHibernate
5 10 (20.41%) StructureMap
5 10 (20.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 10 (20.41%) Castle Windsor
5 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (20.41%) Dapper ORM
5 10 (20.41%) jQuery
5 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
5 10 (20.41%) Spring.NET
5 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.04%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (51.02%) Open Source
2 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
3 11 (22.45%) Blog
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 26 (53.06%) E-Commerce
3 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (46.94%) Scrum
4 21 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 21 (42.86%) ERP
4 21 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (32.65%) TDD
5 16 (32.65%) BDD
6 14 (28.57%) Pair Programming
6 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (28.57%) Refactoring
7 12 (24.49%) Benchmarking
8 10 (20.41%) MVC
9 8 (16.33%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
10 7 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.16%) OO
12 3 (6.12%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) Ruby
2 24 (48.98%) C#
3 13 (26.53%) Java
4 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
5 10 (20.41%) VB.NET
6 5 (10.20%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) VBScript
8 1 (2.04%) VB
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) SQL
8 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (97.96%) QA
2 8 (16.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.08%) TickIT
4 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Endeca
1 10 (20.41%) RedPrairie
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Mitel
3 2 (4.08%) Avaya
4 1 (2.04%) VMware
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