The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Quality Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Engineer
Rank 871 909 870
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 40 55 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.050% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.052% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 26 45 52
Median salary £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Quality Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Quality Engineer in the job title.

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 25 September 2016 within the UK.

Quality Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quality Engineer
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 33 £42,500 - 11
London +45 13 £60,000 +26.31% 2
South East +32 12 £32,500 -31.57% 4
Yorkshire +28 5 - - 1
Sheffield +18 5 - -
South Yorkshire +11 5 - -
Berkshire +31 4 £32,500 -27.77%
Surrey +19 4 £38,000 -20.00% 1
Newbury +6 4 £32,500 -18.75%
Redhill - 4 £38,000 -
Glasgow - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
East Midlands +11 2 £36,250 +20.83% 2
East Sussex +11 2 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Brighton +10 2 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Belfast - 2 £26,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £26,000 -
County Antrim - 2 £26,000 -
Leicestershire -5 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £47,500 -
South Wales - 1 £47,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £42,500 -
Leicester - 1 £32,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £40,000 -
North West - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £47,500 -

Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Quality Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Quality Engineer in the job title.

1 70 (87.50%) QA
2 49 (61.25%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (53.75%) Selenium
4 30 (37.50%) Degree
5 25 (31.25%) Scrum
6 24 (30.00%) SQL
7 22 (27.50%) ISEB
8 21 (26.25%) Manual Testing
8 21 (26.25%) Java
9 20 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 18 (22.50%) Regression Testing
10 18 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (21.25%) Linux
11 17 (21.25%) Automated Testing
11 17 (21.25%) ISTQB
11 17 (21.25%) TDD
12 15 (18.75%) Software Engineering
12 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (18.75%) Unix
12 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
13 14 (17.50%) Finance
13 14 (17.50%) BDD
13 14 (17.50%) Test Strategy
14 13 (16.25%) Performance Testing
15 12 (15.00%) Validation
15 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (13.75%) Waterfall
16 11 (13.75%) Cucumber
17 10 (12.50%) WebDriver
17 10 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.00%) IIS
3 3 (3.75%) Confluence
4 2 (2.50%) CICS
5 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) SaaS
2 2 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Broadband
2 1 (1.25%) GSM
2 1 (1.25%) LTE
2 1 (1.25%) UMTS
2 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) MySQL
2 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.25%) DB2
6 1 (1.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 43 (53.75%) Selenium
2 11 (13.75%) Cucumber
3 10 (12.50%) JIRA
3 10 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 10 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 9 (11.25%) JUnit
5 7 (8.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.50%) FitNesse
7 5 (6.25%) Appium
8 4 (5.00%) HP UFT
8 4 (5.00%) JBehave
8 4 (5.00%) MSTest
8 4 (5.00%) RSpec
9 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.25%) Calabash
10 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.25%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.25%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Automotive
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
6 1 (1.25%) Electronics
6 1 (1.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Military
6 1 (1.25%) Publishing
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) XML
2 7 (8.75%) JSON
2 7 (8.75%) SOAP
2 7 (8.75%) Web Services
3 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (7.50%) React
3 6 (7.50%) RESTful
4 2 (2.50%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.50%) HTML
5 1 (1.25%) Ajax
5 1 (1.25%) CSS
5 1 (1.25%) HTML5
5 1 (1.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.50%) Wiki
3 9 (11.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.00%) Data Integration
6 3 (3.75%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.50%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.50%) VSAM
8 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.25%) Fintech
8 1 (1.25%) Health Informatics
8 1 (1.25%) Informatics
8 1 (1.25%) Social Media
8 1 (1.25%) Statistics
8 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Linux
2 15 (18.75%) Unix
3 2 (2.50%) Windows
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (61.25%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.25%) Scrum
3 21 (26.25%) Manual Testing
4 20 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 18 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (22.50%) Regression Testing
6 17 (21.25%) Automated Testing
6 17 (21.25%) TDD
7 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 14 (17.50%) BDD
8 14 (17.50%) Test Strategy
9 13 (16.25%) Performance Testing
10 12 (15.00%) Validation
11 11 (13.75%) Waterfall
12 10 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
12 10 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (12.50%) SDLC
12 10 (12.50%) Test Scripting
12 10 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) SQL
2 21 (26.25%) Java
3 8 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.50%) C#
6 3 (3.75%) COBOL
7 2 (2.50%) JCL
8 1 (1.25%) Groovy
8 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (37.50%) Degree
2 22 (27.50%) ISEB
3 17 (21.25%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.75%) HNC
4 3 (3.75%) IRCA
5 1 (1.25%) MBA
5 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (87.50%) QA
2 8 (10.00%) ISO 14001
2 8 (10.00%) ISO 9001
3 6 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (5.00%) ISO 9000
4 4 (5.00%) ISO22301
5 3 (3.75%) SLA
6 2 (2.50%) EFQM
6 2 (2.50%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (6.25%) HP
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