The table below looks at the statistics for the Quality Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Quality Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Engineer
Rank 858 910 900
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 72 45 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.043% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.044% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 58 44 40
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £38,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +28.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Quality Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Quality Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Quality Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Quality Engineer within the UK.

Quality Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Quality Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Quality Engineer over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 within the UK.

Quality Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quality Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
England +51 71 £42,500 - 22
London +30 26 £50,000 +17.64% 7
South East +2 13 £45,000 -10.00% 6
City of London +77 12 £65,000 +30.00%
Yorkshire +17 7 £21,500 -21.81% 1
East Midlands - 6 £36,250 - 1
South West - 6 £42,500 - 4
Middlesbrough - 6 £21,500 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £21,500 -
West Midlands -18 5 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £30,000 -
East Sussex - 5 £65,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £45,000 - 2
Abingdon - 5 £45,000 - 1
North West +32 4 £38,000 +7.80% 2
Midlands - 4 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
Warwick - 4 £30,000 -
Nottingham - 4 - -
Brighton - 4 - -
Manchester +22 3 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Devon - 2 £50,000 - 1
Dorset - 2 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £37,500 -
Thames Valley - 2 - -
Cheshire +27 1 £36,000 +10.76%
Newbury +15 1 £45,000 +5.88%
South Yorkshire +10 1 £45,000 +63.63%
Sheffield +9 1 £45,000 +63.63%
Berkshire -8 1 £45,000 -18.18% 1

Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Quality 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 Quality Engineer in their job title.

1 116 (85.93%) QA
2 70 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (43.70%) Java
4 53 (39.26%) Degree
5 35 (25.93%) Selenium
6 30 (22.22%) SDLC
7 26 (19.26%) Automated Testing
7 26 (19.26%) C#
7 26 (19.26%) SQL
8 25 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (18.52%) Manual Testing
9 23 (17.04%) XML
9 23 (17.04%) ISO 9001
9 23 (17.04%) ISEB
10 22 (16.30%) Computer Science
11 21 (15.56%) JIRA
12 20 (14.81%) WebDriver
13 19 (14.07%) Test Automation
13 19 (14.07%) Manufacturing
14 18 (13.33%) Software Testing
15 17 (12.59%) JUnit
15 17 (12.59%) JavaScript
16 16 (11.85%) JSON
17 15 (11.11%) HTML
18 14 (10.37%) Python
18 14 (10.37%) MS Excel
18 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
18 14 (10.37%) jQuery
18 14 (10.37%) RESTful
18 14 (10.37%) Waterfall

Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Quality 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 Quality Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.93%) IIS
2 3 (2.22%) SAS
3 2 (1.48%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.41%) MS Office
3 5 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.41%) SaaS
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) Broadband
1 3 (2.22%) Firewall
1 3 (2.22%) HTTP
1 3 (2.22%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.37%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (5.19%) DB2
3 4 (2.96%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.48%) HBase
4 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (25.93%) Selenium
2 21 (15.56%) JIRA
3 20 (14.81%) WebDriver
4 17 (12.59%) JUnit
5 14 (10.37%) Redmine
6 12 (8.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (8.89%) Jenkins
7 10 (7.41%) Cucumber
8 7 (5.19%) Eclipse
8 7 (5.19%) JMeter
8 7 (5.19%) LoadRunner
8 7 (5.19%) Selenium IDE
9 5 (3.70%) Android Studio
9 5 (3.70%) Spock
9 5 (3.70%) Xcode
10 4 (2.96%) JProfiler
11 3 (2.22%) Bugzilla
11 3 (2.22%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.48%) FitNesse
12 2 (1.48%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (14.07%) Manufacturing
2 10 (7.41%) Finance
3 9 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.44%) Automotive
4 6 (4.44%) Retail
5 4 (2.96%) Electronics
6 2 (1.48%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.48%) Marketing
6 2 (1.48%) Military
7 1 (0.74%) Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.04%) XML
2 16 (11.85%) JSON
3 15 (11.11%) HTML
4 14 (10.37%) jQuery
4 14 (10.37%) RESTful
5 10 (7.41%) HTML5
5 10 (7.41%) Web Services
6 7 (5.19%) CSS
6 7 (5.19%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.22%) .NET
8 2 (1.48%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.30%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.93%) Mainframe
3 7 (5.19%) Social Media
4 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.96%) Life Science
6 3 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.22%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.48%) Fintech
7 2 (1.48%) Statistics
8 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.74%) iDTV
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.63%) Android
2 12 (8.89%) Unix
3 9 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.19%) Windows
5 4 (2.96%) Linux
6 2 (1.48%) AIX
6 2 (1.48%) HPUX
6 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.22%) SDLC
3 26 (19.26%) Automated Testing
4 25 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 25 (18.52%) Manual Testing
5 19 (14.07%) Test Automation
6 18 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 14 (10.37%) Waterfall
8 13 (9.63%) Functional Testing
8 13 (9.63%) Quality Management
8 13 (9.63%) System Integration Testing
8 13 (9.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (8.89%) Regression Testing
9 12 (8.89%) TDD
10 11 (8.15%) Scrum
11 10 (7.41%) Integration Testing
11 10 (7.41%) Internal Audit
11 10 (7.41%) Test Scripting
12 9 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
12 9 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (43.70%) Java
2 26 (19.26%) C#
2 26 (19.26%) SQL
3 17 (12.59%) JavaScript
4 14 (10.37%) Python
5 12 (8.89%) C
5 12 (8.89%) Groovy
6 7 (5.19%) COBOL
6 7 (5.19%) Perl
7 6 (4.44%) MATLAB
7 6 (4.44%) Ruby
8 5 (3.70%) C++
8 5 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.22%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.22%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.22%) R
11 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.48%) PHP
12 1 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (39.26%) Degree
2 23 (17.04%) ISEB
3 13 (9.63%) ISTQB
4 12 (8.89%) Security Cleared
5 10 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.96%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.22%) HND
7 3 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.74%) IRCA
8 1 (0.74%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (85.93%) QA
2 23 (17.04%) ISO 9001
3 5 (3.70%) ISO 14001
3 5 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.22%) ISO13485
5 2 (1.48%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.74%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.74%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.74%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.67%) HP
3 7 (5.19%) Oracle
4 6 (4.44%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.22%) Apple
5 3 (2.22%) NCR
5 3 (2.22%) SAP
6 2 (1.48%) Pega
6 2 (1.48%) Sophos
7 1 (0.74%) Telerik
7 1 (0.74%) Twitter
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Training Allowance
Posted: 20 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
CBS butler
Salary: Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £425 to £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Salary is negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: Salary is negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London- Old Street
Gorkana
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ITV
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
QVC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago