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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Engineer
Rank 850 836 821
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 47 69 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.059% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.063% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 39 46 62
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +11.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,350 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £28,875 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.11%

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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +6 46 £37,500 +13.63% 25
London +17 19 £37,500 -16.66% 2
South East +17 16 £43,750 +62.79% 3
City of London +42 10 £37,500 +11.11% 1
Berkshire +10 4 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +7 4 £47,500 +35.71%
East of England +7 4 £35,000 - 2
Guildford - 4 £47,500 -
East Midlands +4 3 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Dorset +2 3 £52,500 +50.00%
South West -17 3 £52,500 +50.00% 10
Buckinghamshire - 3 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Thames Valley - 3 - -
Derbyshire - 3 £27,500 -
Luton - 3 £35,000 -
Newbury - 3 £40,000 - 1
Aylesbury - 3 £35,000 -
Derby - 3 £27,500 -
Hampshire +4 2 £62,500 +117.39% 2
South Yorkshire 0 2 £32,500 -1.51%
Yorkshire -9 2 £32,500 +16.07%
Southampton - 2 £62,500 - 1
Sheffield - 2 £32,500 -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Scotland +1 1 £18,000 -51.35% 1
Edinburgh -3 1 £18,000 -32.07% 1
West Midlands - 1 £27,500 - 4
North West - 1 £37,500 - 3
Essex - 1 £55,000 -

Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 72 (87.80%) QA
2 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (36.59%) Java
3 27 (32.93%) Automated Testing
4 26 (31.71%) Degree
5 21 (25.61%) Test Automation
6 18 (21.95%) Oracle
7 17 (20.73%) Manual Testing
8 16 (19.51%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (17.07%) Selenium
9 14 (17.07%) Regression Testing
10 13 (15.85%) TDD
10 13 (15.85%) Finance
10 13 (15.85%) Web Services
11 12 (14.63%) Computer Science
11 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (13.41%) SDLC
12 11 (13.41%) Scrum
12 11 (13.41%) SQL
12 11 (13.41%) ISO 9001
13 10 (12.20%) Performance Testing
13 10 (12.20%) Software Testing
13 10 (12.20%) Waterfall
13 10 (12.20%) Test Scripting
14 9 (10.98%) Manufacturing
14 9 (10.98%) XML
14 9 (10.98%) UNIX
14 9 (10.98%) Windows
15 8 (9.76%) JUnit

Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (3.66%) Confluence
2 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Office
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Temenos T24
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) VoIP
1 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.44%) HTTP
2 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) Wireless
3 1 (1.22%) Broadband
3 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) MySQL
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (4.88%) Big Data
2 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.66%) OLTP
3 3 (3.66%) DB2
4 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.22%) OLAP
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Selenium
2 8 (9.76%) WebDriver
2 8 (9.76%) JUnit
3 6 (7.32%) JIRA
4 5 (6.10%) Maven
5 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.88%) JMeter
5 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.66%) Ranorex
6 3 (3.66%) Subversion
6 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.44%) TestDirector
7 2 (2.44%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (2.44%) Zephyr
7 2 (2.44%) TestNG
8 1 (1.22%) FogBugz
8 1 (1.22%) Appium
8 1 (1.22%) Ant
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.32%) Banking
4 4 (4.88%) Automotive
4 4 (4.88%) Electronics
5 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.44%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.44%) Marketing
7 1 (1.22%) Games
7 1 (1.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) Web Services
2 9 (10.98%) XML
3 6 (7.32%) HTML
3 6 (7.32%) HTML5
4 3 (3.66%) RESTful
5 2 (2.44%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.44%) .NET
5 2 (2.44%) Middleware
6 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.22%) Spring
6 1 (1.22%) Ajax
6 1 (1.22%) Java EE
6 1 (1.22%) JMS
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.22%) SOAP
6 1 (1.22%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Computer Science
1 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (6.10%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.88%) User Experience
5 3 (3.66%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.66%) Wiki
5 3 (3.66%) CCTV
6 2 (2.44%) Derivative
6 2 (2.44%) Statistics
6 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) Social Media
6 2 (2.44%) iPad
7 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) UNIX
1 9 (10.98%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Linux
3 4 (4.88%) Android
4 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.44%) Solaris
6 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.93%) Automated Testing
3 21 (25.61%) Test Automation
4 17 (20.73%) Manual Testing
5 16 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (17.07%) Regression Testing
7 13 (15.85%) TDD
8 11 (13.41%) Scrum
8 11 (13.41%) SDLC
9 10 (12.20%) Waterfall
9 10 (12.20%) Test Scripting
9 10 (12.20%) Software Testing
9 10 (12.20%) Performance Testing
10 8 (9.76%) Compatibility Testing
10 8 (9.76%) Unit Testing
10 8 (9.76%) Integration Testing
10 8 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (9.76%) User Stories
11 7 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (8.54%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) Java
2 11 (13.41%) SQL
3 5 (6.10%) Python
3 5 (6.10%) C#
4 4 (4.88%) C
4 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.66%) C++
5 3 (3.66%) Perl
6 2 (2.44%) COBOL
6 2 (2.44%) Ruby
6 2 (2.44%) Groovy
7 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (31.71%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.32%) ISEB
4 4 (4.88%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) CCNA
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.22%) IC3 Certification
6 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (87.80%) QA
2 11 (13.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.44%) TickIT
3 2 (2.44%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.22%) SLA
4 1 (1.22%) DO-178B
4 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Firmware
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Oracle
2 8 (9.76%) HP
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.66%) Juniper
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco
4 3 (3.66%) Redback
5 2 (2.44%) Green Hat
6 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.22%) Tableau
6 1 (1.22%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.22%) Reuters
6 1 (1.22%) BT
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