The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Engineer
Rank 831 815 839
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 70 72 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.066% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.070% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 48 64 55
Average salary £33,000 £29,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.86% -21.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £24,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,875 £29,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -21.33%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 30 July 2014 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 July 2014. 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 -30 59 £33,000 - 22
London -51 26 £45,000 +41.73% 1
South East -5 18 £26,875 -14.68% 7
Hampshire - 9 £28,750 - 4
Scotland - 8 £47,500 -
South West -10 7 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Yorkshire - 7 £28,250 -
Portsmouth - 6 - - 4
Middlesex +7 5 £25,000 -20.63%
Edinburgh - 5 £26,500 -
Doncaster - 4 £33,000 -
Dorset - 4 £35,000 - 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £33,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £27,500 -
Glasgow - 3 £47,500 -
Berkshire -5 2 - -
South Wales -9 2 £46,500 +63.15% 3
Wales -17 2 £46,500 +63.15% 3
City of London -21 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Plymouth - 2 £33,750 - 1
Devon - 2 £33,750 - 4
Reading - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £28,000 -
Fareham - 2 £28,750 -
Bradford - 2 £27,750 -
Oxfordshire +1 1 £29,000 +23.40% 1
Cambridge -1 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -2 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -7 1 £35,000 -4.10%
Cardiff -13 1 £48,000 +68.42% 3

Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 118 (93.65%) QA
2 45 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 38 (30.16%) Selenium
4 36 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (19.84%) Java
5 25 (19.84%) SQL
6 24 (19.05%) Scrum
7 23 (18.25%) Automated Testing
7 23 (18.25%) C#
8 22 (17.46%) JIRA
8 22 (17.46%) Test Automation
8 22 (17.46%) BDD
9 21 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 21 (16.67%) .NET
10 20 (15.87%) Windows
10 20 (15.87%) Linux
10 20 (15.87%) Software Testing
10 20 (15.87%) TDD
10 20 (15.87%) Security Cleared
10 20 (15.87%) Cucumber
11 19 (15.08%) Gherkin
11 19 (15.08%) Open Source
12 18 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 17 (13.49%) Degree
13 17 (13.49%) ISO 9001
14 16 (12.70%) Python
14 16 (12.70%) Computer Science
15 14 (11.11%) JavaScript
15 14 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
16 13 (10.32%) SQL Server

Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 11 (8.73%) Confluence
2 8 (6.35%) IIS
3 4 (3.17%) Node.js
3 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) MS Project
3 1 (0.79%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.59%) CTI
3 1 (0.79%) SAN
3 1 (0.79%) SMTP
3 1 (0.79%) Wireless
3 1 (0.79%) IMAP
3 1 (0.79%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.32%) SQL Server
1 13 (10.32%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.76%) RavenDB
4 2 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (30.16%) Selenium
2 22 (17.46%) JIRA
3 20 (15.87%) Cucumber
4 14 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (9.52%) JMeter
6 10 (7.94%) WebDriver
7 9 (7.14%) Hudson
8 7 (5.56%) WATIR
9 6 (4.76%) TeamCity
9 6 (4.76%) Git (software)
9 6 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (4.76%) Moq
9 6 (4.76%) NCrunch
9 6 (4.76%) ReSharper
9 6 (4.76%) NUnit
10 4 (3.17%) SoapUI
10 4 (3.17%) Maven
10 4 (3.17%) Subversion
10 4 (3.17%) Toad
11 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (8.73%) Front Office
2 10 (7.94%) Finance
3 8 (6.35%) Aerospace
3 8 (6.35%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.35%) Electronics
4 7 (5.56%) Back Office
4 7 (5.56%) Automotive
5 4 (3.17%) Games
5 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.59%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.67%) .NET
2 19 (15.08%) Gherkin
3 8 (6.35%) HTML
3 8 (6.35%) CSS
4 7 (5.56%) jQuery
5 6 (4.76%) Spring.NET
5 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (4.76%) Castle Windsor
5 6 (4.76%) StructureMap
5 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (4.76%) Dapper ORM
5 6 (4.76%) NHibernate
5 6 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 6 (4.76%) MSMQ
5 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.17%) REST
6 4 (3.17%) Sass
6 4 (3.17%) CGI
7 3 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Open Source
2 16 (12.70%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.97%) Fixed Income
4 5 (3.97%) Derivative
5 3 (2.38%) Animation
6 2 (1.59%) RenderMan
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.79%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Informatics
7 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.87%) Windows
1 20 (15.87%) Linux
2 5 (3.97%) UNIX
2 5 (3.97%) Android
3 4 (3.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 36 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (19.05%) Scrum
4 23 (18.25%) Automated Testing
5 22 (17.46%) Test Automation
5 22 (17.46%) BDD
6 21 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 20 (15.87%) Software Testing
7 20 (15.87%) TDD
8 18 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 12 (9.52%) User Stories
9 12 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 12 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (7.14%) Test Strategy
11 8 (6.35%) Analytics
11 8 (6.35%) Integration Testing
11 8 (6.35%) System Testing
11 8 (6.35%) Regression Testing
12 7 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.84%) Java
1 25 (19.84%) SQL
2 23 (18.25%) C#
3 16 (12.70%) Python
4 14 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.94%) C++
6 9 (7.14%) Ruby
7 6 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.97%) VBA
8 5 (3.97%) Perl
9 2 (1.59%) PHP
9 2 (1.59%) VBScript
10 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.79%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.79%) C
10 1 (0.79%) VB
10 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.49%) Degree
3 9 (7.14%) ISEB
4 8 (6.35%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.56%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.59%) PMP
6 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.79%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (93.65%) QA
2 17 (13.49%) ISO 9001
3 8 (6.35%) TickIT
4 1 (0.79%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.79%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 12 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.14%) VMware
3 6 (4.76%) RedPrairie
3 6 (4.76%) Endeca
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle
5 2 (1.59%) Mitel
5 2 (1.59%) Avaya
6 1 (0.79%) Sybase
Portsmouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension and holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Cobham
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension and holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension and healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension and healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Modis International - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + final salary pension, healthcare
Posted: 9 days ago
Plymouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
South Molton
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £31000 - £37000 per annum + company car, bonus, pension, holidays
Posted: 20 days ago
Dorset
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 26 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday + pension
Posted: 26 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £44000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 27 days ago