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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 81 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 6 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.61% 0.66% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.69% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 2
Average salary £28,000 £31,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,100 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
935 721 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.21% 94.74% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 784 621 693
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 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
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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
Doncaster - 3 £33,000 -
Barnsley - 2 £20,000 -
Sheffield -21 1 £23,000 -26.98% 2
QA Engineer
Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (36.36%) Toad
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (18.18%) Redmine
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Games
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) CAD

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Toad
1 4 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (18.18%) Redmine
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Scrum
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) CAD
3 1 (9.09%) CAE
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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