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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Engineer
Rank 862 869 831
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 36 64 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.053% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.056% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 30 56 45
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +14.03%

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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 2015 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 30 June 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 +10 35 £37,500 +7.14% 20
London +9 16 £42,500 -2.85% 1
City of London +46 8 £37,500 +25.00%
South East +13 6 £35,250 +22.60% 5
North West +12 4 £37,500 - 1
East of England +9 3 £52,000 +52.94%
East Midlands +6 3 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Essex - 3 £52,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £27,500 - 1
Derby - 3 £27,500 -
Harlow - 3 £52,000 -
Dorset +3 2 - -
Berkshire +3 2 £30,250 - 4
South West -15 2 - - 8
East Sussex - 2 £39,000 -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £37,500 -
Scotland +15 1 £18,000 -62.10%
Edinburgh +9 1 £18,000 -
Reading -2 1 £31,500 - 2
Cheshire -7 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £26,000 -
Surrey - 1 £47,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £27,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £47,500 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Chorley - 1 £26,000 -
Thames Valley - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £27,500 - 3

Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 60 (85.71%) QA
2 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (37.14%) Automated Testing
4 25 (35.71%) Java
5 19 (27.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (25.71%) Manual Testing
7 17 (24.29%) Degree
8 16 (22.86%) Oracle
9 14 (20.00%) TDD
9 14 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 13 (18.57%) XML
11 12 (17.14%) Web Services
11 12 (17.14%) ISO 9001
11 12 (17.14%) Regression Testing
11 12 (17.14%) Selenium
11 12 (17.14%) Performance Testing
11 12 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (15.71%) Waterfall
13 10 (14.29%) BDD
13 10 (14.29%) WebDriver
13 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 10 (14.29%) Finance
13 10 (14.29%) Scrum
14 9 (12.86%) Test Scripting
14 9 (12.86%) User Stories
14 9 (12.86%) SDLC
15 8 (11.43%) System Integration Testing
15 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (11.43%) Unit Testing
15 8 (11.43%) Integration Testing

Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4 (5.71%) Confluence
2 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Office
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.43%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Temenos T24
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) VoIP
1 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) Wireless
3 1 (1.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) MySQL
2 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.29%) DB2
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.29%) OLTP
4 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.43%) OLAP
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.43%) Big Data
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Selenium
2 10 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 7 (10.00%) JUnit
4 6 (8.57%) JIRA
5 5 (7.14%) Ranorex
5 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.71%) Zephyr
7 3 (4.29%) TestNG
7 3 (4.29%) JMeter
8 2 (2.86%) Maven
8 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.86%) TestDirector
8 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.86%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.43%) Appium
9 1 (1.43%) Ant
9 1 (1.43%) Subversion
9 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.43%) jMock
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.71%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Automotive
4 3 (4.29%) Electronics
4 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Games
6 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) XML
2 12 (17.14%) Web Services
3 5 (7.14%) HTML
4 4 (5.71%) Gherkin
5 3 (4.29%) HTML5
6 2 (2.86%) .NET
6 2 (2.86%) Middleware
7 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.43%) Spring
7 1 (1.43%) Ajax
7 1 (1.43%) Java EE
7 1 (1.43%) RESTful
7 1 (1.43%) JMS
7 1 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.43%) iOS SDK
7 1 (1.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.71%) Wiki
5 4 (5.71%) User Experience
6 3 (4.29%) CCTV
7 2 (2.86%) Derivative
7 2 (2.86%) Statistics
7 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.86%) Social Media
7 2 (2.86%) iPad
8 1 (1.43%) iPhone
8 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.43%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) UNIX
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
1 5 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) Android
3 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.86%) Solaris
5 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.14%) Automated Testing
3 19 (27.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (25.71%) Manual Testing
5 14 (20.00%) TDD
5 14 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 12 (17.14%) Performance Testing
6 12 (17.14%) Regression Testing
7 11 (15.71%) Waterfall
8 10 (14.29%) BDD
8 10 (14.29%) Scrum
9 9 (12.86%) Test Scripting
9 9 (12.86%) User Stories
9 9 (12.86%) SDLC
10 8 (11.43%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (11.43%) Compatibility Testing
10 8 (11.43%) Unit Testing
10 8 (11.43%) Integration Testing
11 7 (10.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.71%) Java
2 6 (8.57%) SQL
3 5 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (2.86%) C
4 2 (2.86%) COBOL
4 2 (2.86%) Python
4 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.43%) Perl
5 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.43%) Ruby
5 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) ISEB
3 5 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) CCNA
4 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) IC3 Certification
6 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (85.71%) QA
2 12 (17.14%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.86%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.43%) SLA
4 1 (1.43%) TickIT
4 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Oracle
2 8 (11.43%) HP
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) Juniper
4 3 (4.29%) Cisco
4 3 (4.29%) Redback
5 2 (2.86%) Green Hat
6 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.43%) Tableau
6 1 (1.43%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.43%) Reuters
6 1 (1.43%) BT
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