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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Engineer
Rank 832 907 910
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 46 61 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.056% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.058% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 39 41 57
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +1.33%

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
87772 104579 111319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.42% 96.52% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72875 87237 92130
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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 2 December 2016 within the UK.

Quality Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quality Engineer
Top 17 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 2 December 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 +77 46 £45,000 +5.88% 5
South East +79 23 £30,000 -29.41% 2
London +74 18 £80,000 +52.38% 3
Brighton +29 11 £30,000 -33.33% 1
East Sussex +29 11 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Surrey +27 8 £50,000 +16.95% 1
Redhill - 5 £36,750 -
Hampshire +5 4 £57,500 +12.19%
Farnborough - 4 £57,500 -
City of London +38 3 £80,000 +64.10% 2
South West +18 3 - -
Devon -11 3 - -
Exeter - 3 - -
North West -16 1 £32,500 -18.75%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Wednesbury - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £32,500 -

Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 80 (95.24%) QA
2 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (35.71%) SQL
4 29 (34.52%) Selenium
4 29 (34.52%) Test Automation
5 28 (33.33%) Java
6 23 (27.38%) Finance
6 23 (27.38%) Scrum
7 21 (25.00%) Degree
8 19 (22.62%) ISTQB
8 19 (22.62%) ISO 14001
8 19 (22.62%) Unix
8 19 (22.62%) Linux
9 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
9 17 (20.24%) Regression Testing
9 17 (20.24%) BDD
9 17 (20.24%) Test Strategy
10 16 (19.05%) TDD
10 16 (19.05%) Performance Testing
11 15 (17.86%) Oracle
11 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
12 14 (16.67%) ISO 9001
12 14 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (16.67%) Software Testing
13 13 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (15.48%) JIRA
14 12 (14.29%) Manual Testing
15 11 (13.10%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (13.10%) ISEB
15 11 (13.10%) CAD

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 3 (3.57%) Jupyter
1 3 (3.57%) SAS
1 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.38%) Confluence
2 2 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Broadband
2 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.14%) MySQL
3 6 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (34.52%) Selenium
2 13 (15.48%) JIRA
3 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.52%) JUnit
3 8 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 7 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 6 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (7.14%) FitNesse
5 6 (7.14%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.76%) JBehave
6 4 (4.76%) MSTest
6 4 (4.76%) RSpec
6 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.19%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.19%) Calabash
7 1 (1.19%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.19%) Maven
7 1 (1.19%) Subversion
7 1 (1.19%) TestDirector
General
1 23 (27.38%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Banking
3 6 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.76%) Electronics
4 4 (4.76%) Marketing
4 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.57%) Back Office
6 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.19%) Automotive
7 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) Web Services
1 10 (11.90%) XML
2 9 (10.71%) JSON
3 7 (8.33%) SOAP
4 6 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 6 (7.14%) HTML
4 6 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (7.14%) React
4 6 (7.14%) RESTful
5 5 (5.95%) REST
6 4 (4.76%) CSS
6 4 (4.76%) Gherkin
7 3 (3.57%) jQuery
7 3 (3.57%) Pandas
7 3 (3.57%) WCF
8 2 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (2.38%) HTML5
9 1 (1.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Wiki
2 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.38%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (2.38%) Derivative
5 2 (2.38%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.19%) Fintech
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.62%) Linux
1 19 (22.62%) Unix
2 5 (5.95%) Android
3 2 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.52%) Test Automation
3 23 (27.38%) Scrum
4 17 (20.24%) BDD
4 17 (20.24%) Regression Testing
4 17 (20.24%) Test Strategy
5 16 (19.05%) Performance Testing
5 16 (19.05%) TDD
6 14 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 14 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 11 (13.10%) CAD
10 10 (11.90%) Automated Testing
10 10 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (11.90%) Exploratory Testing
11 8 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 8 (9.52%) Process Improvement
11 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.71%) SQL
2 28 (33.33%) Java
3 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 7 (8.33%) C#
5 7 (8.33%) Python
6 3 (3.57%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.38%) C++
7 2 (2.38%) VBScript
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (25.00%) Degree
2 19 (22.62%) ISTQB
3 11 (13.10%) ISEB
4 5 (5.95%) HNC
5 2 (2.38%) IRCA
6 1 (1.19%) MBA
6 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (95.24%) QA
2 19 (22.62%) ISO 14001
3 14 (16.67%) ISO 9001
4 8 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (8.33%) ISO 9000
5 7 (8.33%) ISO22301
6 3 (3.57%) Data Quality
7 2 (2.38%) EFQM
7 2 (2.38%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Oracle
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.76%) SAP
4 3 (3.57%) Apple
4 3 (3.57%) HP
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