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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Engineer
Rank 420 418 432
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 16 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.077% 0.014% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.015% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £36,013 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.83% +24.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,013 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £36,013 £31,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £29,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -10.60%
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
19758 19598 20408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.69% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16144 15491 17340
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
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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
Berkshire +11 13 £55,000 +52.72% 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £35,000 - 2
East Sussex - 1 - -
Quality Engineer
England

Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 21 (95.45%) QA
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Selenium
3 13 (59.09%) Scrum
4 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
5 9 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (36.36%) Web Services
6 8 (36.36%) Windows
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 7 (31.82%) XML
7 7 (31.82%) C#
7 7 (31.82%) Java
7 7 (31.82%) .NET
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
7 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
7 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
7 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
7 7 (31.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (27.27%) Zephyr
8 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
8 6 (27.27%) BDD
8 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
8 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
8 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (27.27%) SaaS

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (27.27%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 6 (27.27%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
3 6 (27.27%) JIRA
3 6 (27.27%) Zephyr
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.55%) InstallShield
4 1 (4.55%) JMeter
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) XML
2 7 (31.82%) .NET
3 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Wiki
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Social Media
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Scrum
3 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 9 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
5 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
6 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (27.27%) BDD
7 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
8 1 (4.55%) TDD
8 1 (4.55%) FMECA
8 1 (4.55%) RAD
8 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
8 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
8 1 (4.55%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C#
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
2 1 (4.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) ISEB
5 1 (4.55%) HND
5 1 (4.55%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (95.45%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.55%) ISO 14001
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) HP
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