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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Engineer
Rank 831 841 800
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 49 48 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.046% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.049% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 45 38 53
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £28,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+32.17% -11.53%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015 within the UK.

Quality Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quality Engineer
Top 27 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 26 January 2015. 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
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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 +1 44 £42,500 +6.25% 50
London -5 20 £42,500 +6.25% 5
South East -23 14 £55,000 +60.55% 20
Berkshire +6 11 £55,000 +52.72% 2
Bracknell - 7 £55,000 -
North West - 5 £35,250 -
Chiswick - 5 £20,000 -
Scotland +6 4 £37,500 - 1
Newbury -2 4 £42,500 +18.01%
Dunfermline - 4 £37,500 -
Fife - 4 £37,500 -
West Midlands -8 3 £35,000 +40.00% 4
Manchester - 3 £38,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £32,500 -
Surrey - 2 £30,750 - 7
City of London -6 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire -7 1 £27,500 -
Wales -11 1 £45,000 +12.50%
East of England -11 1 £48,500 - 3
Essex -15 1 £48,500 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £27,500 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Stafford - 1 £37,500 -
South Wales - 1 £45,000 -

Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 144 (94.12%) QA
2 91 (59.48%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (35.95%) Test Scripting
4 49 (32.03%) Selenium
5 44 (28.76%) Gherkin
6 41 (26.80%) Cucumber
7 40 (26.14%) Open Source
8 38 (24.84%) Scrum
9 34 (22.22%) C#
10 30 (19.61%) Degree
11 29 (18.95%) Ruby
11 29 (18.95%) BDD
12 28 (18.30%) Test Strategy
12 28 (18.30%) WebDriver
12 28 (18.30%) Java
12 28 (18.30%) E-Commerce
13 27 (17.65%) Test Automation
14 25 (16.34%) C++
14 25 (16.34%) TDD
15 24 (15.69%) Computer Science
15 24 (15.69%) ISO 9001
15 24 (15.69%) Benchmarking
15 24 (15.69%) Relational Database
16 23 (15.03%) Mentoring
16 23 (15.03%) WATIR
16 23 (15.03%) Manual Testing
16 23 (15.03%) ERP
16 23 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (15.03%) RDBMS
16 23 (15.03%) Finance

Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 12 (7.84%) Confluence
2 4 (2.61%) IIS
3 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (4.58%) MS Office
2 6 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.42%) GitHub
2 5 (3.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.69%) Relational Database
2 23 (15.03%) RDBMS
3 20 (13.07%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.61%) MySQL
4 4 (2.61%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.61%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.61%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 49 (32.03%) Selenium
2 41 (26.80%) Cucumber
3 28 (18.30%) WebDriver
4 23 (15.03%) WATIR
5 17 (11.11%) JMeter
6 15 (9.80%) JIRA
7 11 (7.19%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (5.88%) TeamCity
9 6 (3.92%) Git (software)
9 6 (3.92%) Ranorex
10 5 (3.27%) JUnit
11 4 (2.61%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (2.61%) Moq
11 4 (2.61%) ReSharper
11 4 (2.61%) NUnit
11 4 (2.61%) Subversion
11 4 (2.61%) NCrunch
11 4 (2.61%) Zephyr
11 4 (2.61%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.65%) Hudson
General
1 23 (15.03%) Finance
2 8 (5.23%) Banking
3 7 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.27%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.61%) Games
5 4 (2.61%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.31%) Military
6 2 (1.31%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) French Language
7 1 (0.65%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (28.76%) Gherkin
2 16 (10.46%) .NET
3 14 (9.15%) HTML
4 13 (8.50%) XML
5 10 (6.54%) Web Services
6 5 (3.27%) CSS
7 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.61%) MSMQ
7 4 (2.61%) NHibernate
7 4 (2.61%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.61%) jQuery
7 4 (2.61%) Spring.NET
7 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.61%) StructureMap
7 4 (2.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (2.61%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (2.61%) Dapper ORM
8 2 (1.31%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (26.14%) Open Source
2 24 (15.69%) Computer Science
3 19 (12.42%) Blog
3 19 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.23%) Mobile Banking
4 8 (5.23%) Mobile Payment
4 8 (5.23%) Mathematics
5 7 (4.58%) Animation
6 6 (3.92%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.92%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.61%) Wiki
8 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.31%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.31%) Equities
9 1 (0.65%) Derivative
9 1 (0.65%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.76%) Windows
2 16 (10.46%) Linux
3 4 (2.61%) UNIX
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (59.48%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (35.95%) Test Scripting
3 38 (24.84%) Scrum
4 29 (18.95%) BDD
5 28 (18.30%) Test Strategy
5 28 (18.30%) E-Commerce
6 27 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 25 (16.34%) TDD
8 24 (15.69%) Benchmarking
9 23 (15.03%) ERP
9 23 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (15.03%) Manual Testing
9 23 (15.03%) Mentoring
10 22 (14.38%) Automated Testing
11 19 (12.42%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (11.76%) Performance Testing
13 17 (11.11%) Integration Testing
13 17 (11.11%) Software Engineering
14 16 (10.46%) Software Testing
15 15 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.22%) C#
2 29 (18.95%) Ruby
3 28 (18.30%) Java
4 25 (16.34%) C++
5 21 (13.73%) SQL
6 19 (12.42%) Python
7 8 (5.23%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.61%) PHP
8 4 (2.61%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.96%) C
9 3 (1.96%) Perl
10 1 (0.65%) VBScript
10 1 (0.65%) VB
10 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (19.61%) Degree
2 19 (12.42%) ISTQB
3 18 (11.76%) ISEB
4 14 (9.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (5.23%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.92%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.31%) HND
9 1 (0.65%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (94.12%) QA
2 24 (15.69%) ISO 9001
3 13 (8.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (7.84%) TickIT
5 10 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 10 (6.54%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.65%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.19%) Oracle
3 5 (3.27%) VMware
4 4 (2.61%) Endeca
4 4 (2.61%) RedPrairie
5 2 (1.31%) Perforce
6 1 (0.65%) HP
6 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.65%) Cerillion
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Farnham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Melksham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cornwall
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Melksham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Melksham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Melksham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago