The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 64 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.17% 0.18% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +31.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
QA Engineer
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
560 528 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 95.73% 97.60% 93.31%
Number of salaries quoted 432 441 474
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Swindon

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) DB2
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 6 (85.71%) Process Management
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Use Case
2 6 (85.71%) TestNG
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
2 6 (85.71%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
1 6 (85.71%) TestNG
1 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Use Case
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) Process Management
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £25 - 40,000 + Bonus + Very Good Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £25 - 40,000 + Bonus + Very Good Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago