The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank - 84 82
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.44% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.46% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Average salary - £28,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.17%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1104 1082 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.42% 96.09% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 990 957 729
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Engineer
Wales

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in South Wales

QA Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) QMS
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) QMS
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft