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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Engineer
Rank 449 442 438
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 15 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.077% 0.073% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.075% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 1
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £36,013
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +35.36%
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £38,000 £31,757
% change year-on-year
-3.28% +19.66%
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
18660 19881 19366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.41% 97.06% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15961 16195 15375
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 5 February 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
(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
East Sussex - 5 - -
Oxfordshire - 5 £45,000 - 2
Thames Valley - 3 - -
Berkshire -7 2 £42,500 -22.72%
Quality Engineer
England

Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (61.11%) Java
3 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (47.22%) Degree
4 17 (47.22%) SDLC
5 14 (38.89%) Automated Testing
6 13 (36.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 12 (33.33%) JUnit
8 11 (30.56%) ISEB
8 11 (30.56%) Selenium
9 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
9 10 (27.78%) Waterfall
9 10 (27.78%) Software Testing
9 10 (27.78%) HTML
10 9 (25.00%) HP
10 9 (25.00%) TDD
10 9 (25.00%) Regression Testing
10 9 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 9 (25.00%) Functional Testing
11 8 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (22.22%) Compatibility Testing
11 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
11 8 (22.22%) Integration Testing
11 8 (22.22%) WebDriver
11 8 (22.22%) HTML5
11 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 8 (22.22%) Unix
11 8 (22.22%) RAD

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) DB2
2 2 (5.56%) HBase
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) JUnit
2 11 (30.56%) Selenium
3 8 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 7 (19.44%) Eclipse
4 7 (19.44%) JMeter
4 7 (19.44%) LoadRunner
4 7 (19.44%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.56%) WATIR
7 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.78%) Maven
7 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) HTML
2 8 (22.22%) HTML5
2 8 (22.22%) Web Services
3 7 (19.44%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) CSS
4 2 (5.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (19.44%) Mainframe
2 7 (19.44%) Social Media
3 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Unix
2 7 (19.44%) Android
2 7 (19.44%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.89%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) AIX
4 2 (5.56%) HPUX
4 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) SDLC
3 14 (38.89%) Automated Testing
4 13 (36.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
5 10 (27.78%) Software Testing
5 10 (27.78%) Waterfall
6 9 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 9 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 9 (25.00%) TDD
7 8 (22.22%) Compatibility Testing
7 8 (22.22%) Integration Testing
7 8 (22.22%) RAD
7 8 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Open Source
8 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
9 6 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) COBOL
2 7 (19.44%) Perl
2 7 (19.44%) Python
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Degree
2 12 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 11 (30.56%) ISEB
4 3 (8.33%) HND
5 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) IRCA
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) ISO 14001
2 3 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.56%) ISO 9000
4 1 (2.78%) ISO22301
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) HP
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Sophos
5 1 (2.78%) Pega
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