The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 88 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.10% - 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% - 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £32,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
QA Engineer
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
965 935 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 96.89% 96.09% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 822 785 545
Average salary £36,800 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
(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
Sheffield - 1 £32,500 -
QA Engineer
Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 9 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Test Planning
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 2 (22.22%) TestComplete
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) User Stories
7 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
7 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
7 1 (11.11%) Test Management
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (11.11%) XPath
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) JIRA
7 1 (11.11%) MVC
7 1 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) CRM

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) TestComplete
2 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Test Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Management
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) XQuery
2 1 (11.11%) XPath
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft