The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 3.68% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £28,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
QA Engineer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stevenage 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
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
165 181 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 86.84% 95.26% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 142 129 150
Average salary £36,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Stevenage

QA Engineer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) System Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft