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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Engineer
Rank 892 922 928
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 41 36 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.033% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.034% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 53
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,300 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £35,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.85% +9.23%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 June 2016 within the UK.

Quality Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quality Engineer
Top 21 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 28 June 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 +28 29 £45,000 +20.00% 7
London +16 15 £45,000 +2.85% 3
South East +45 11 £35,000 -10.25% 1
Belfast - 9 £25,000 -
Northern Ireland - 9 £25,000 -
County Antrim - 9 £25,000 -
Berkshire +15 6 £37,500 +23.96%
East Sussex +5 5 £32,000 -20.00%
Hounslow - 5 - -
East of England +32 3 £45,000 -13.46% 1
Reading +18 3 £37,500 +19.04%
Brighton -1 3 £32,000 -20.00%
Newbury - 3 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £45,000 -
City of London +54 1 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Scotland -4 1 £27,500 +52.77%
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £27,500 -
Greenford - 1 £45,000 -
Stevenage - 1 - -

Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 97 (81.51%) QA
2 64 (53.78%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (42.86%) Degree
4 48 (40.34%) Selenium
5 39 (32.77%) Java
6 28 (23.53%) Manual Testing
7 27 (22.69%) SDLC
7 27 (22.69%) Automated Testing
7 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
8 26 (21.85%) Test Automation
9 25 (21.01%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (21.01%) ISEB
10 23 (19.33%) SQL
11 22 (18.49%) Manufacturing
11 22 (18.49%) Scrum
12 21 (17.65%) ISO 9001
13 19 (15.97%) Regression Testing
14 17 (14.29%) Quality Management
14 17 (14.29%) Computer Science
14 17 (14.29%) Internal Audit
15 16 (13.45%) QMS
15 16 (13.45%) Waterfall
16 15 (12.61%) WebDriver
16 15 (12.61%) Software Engineering
17 14 (11.76%) C#
17 14 (11.76%) MS Office
18 13 (10.92%) System Integration Testing
18 13 (10.92%) Jenkins
18 13 (10.92%) Unix
18 13 (10.92%) MS Excel

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 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.20%) IIS
3 3 (2.52%) Confluence
4 2 (1.68%) CICS
4 2 (1.68%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (11.76%) MS Office
2 13 (10.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) GitHub
2 2 (1.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) GSM
1 2 (1.68%) LTE
1 2 (1.68%) UMTS
2 1 (0.84%) HTTP
2 1 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) MySQL
2 4 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (3.36%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.36%) RDBMS
2 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.52%) DB2
4 2 (1.68%) HBase
4 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (40.34%) Selenium
2 15 (12.61%) WebDriver
3 13 (10.92%) Jenkins
4 12 (10.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (10.08%) Cucumber
4 12 (10.08%) JIRA
5 11 (9.24%) JUnit
5 11 (9.24%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.20%) Appium
7 4 (3.36%) JProfiler
7 4 (3.36%) Redmine
8 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.52%) FitNesse
8 3 (2.52%) HP UFT
8 3 (2.52%) JMeter
8 3 (2.52%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.52%) NUnit
8 3 (2.52%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (1.68%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.68%) Xcode
General
1 22 (18.49%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.20%) Finance
4 4 (3.36%) Automotive
4 4 (3.36%) Electronics
4 4 (3.36%) Retail
5 3 (2.52%) Marketing
5 3 (2.52%) Military
6 2 (1.68%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.84%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.08%) XML
2 9 (7.56%) Web Services
3 7 (5.88%) JSON
4 6 (5.04%) RESTful
5 4 (3.36%) .NET
5 4 (3.36%) HTML
5 4 (3.36%) HTML5
5 4 (3.36%) jQuery
5 4 (3.36%) SOAP
6 3 (2.52%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.68%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.68%) React
7 2 (1.68%) Spring
8 1 (0.84%) Ajax
8 1 (0.84%) Behat
8 1 (0.84%) CSS
8 1 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.56%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.36%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.36%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.52%) Life Science
5 3 (2.52%) Social Media
5 3 (2.52%) Statistics
6 2 (1.68%) VSAM
6 2 (1.68%) Wiki
7 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.84%) Equities
7 1 (0.84%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.84%) Informatics
7 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) Unix
2 12 (10.08%) Linux
3 7 (5.88%) Android
4 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.20%) Windows
6 1 (0.84%) AIX
6 1 (0.84%) HPUX
6 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (53.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.53%) Manual Testing
3 27 (22.69%) Automated Testing
3 27 (22.69%) SDLC
4 26 (21.85%) Test Automation
5 25 (21.01%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (18.49%) Scrum
7 19 (15.97%) Regression Testing
8 17 (14.29%) Internal Audit
8 17 (14.29%) Quality Management
9 16 (13.45%) QMS
9 16 (13.45%) Waterfall
10 15 (12.61%) Software Engineering
11 13 (10.92%) System Integration Testing
12 12 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (10.08%) Six Sigma
12 12 (10.08%) Software Testing
13 11 (9.24%) Validation
14 10 (8.40%) Lean Manufacturing
14 10 (8.40%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (32.77%) Java
2 23 (19.33%) SQL
3 14 (11.76%) C#
4 9 (7.56%) Groovy
5 7 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.20%) COBOL
7 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.52%) C
9 2 (1.68%) JCL
9 2 (1.68%) Python
10 1 (0.84%) C++
10 1 (0.84%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.84%) Perl
10 1 (0.84%) Ruby
10 1 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (42.86%) Degree
2 25 (21.01%) ISEB
3 10 (8.40%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (81.51%) QA
2 21 (17.65%) ISO 9001
3 8 (6.72%) SLA
4 4 (3.36%) ISO 14001
4 4 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.68%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.84%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.84%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.40%) HP
3 6 (5.04%) Oracle
4 5 (4.20%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.36%) Pega
6 3 (2.52%) Telerik
7 2 (1.68%) NCR
8 1 (0.84%) SAP
8 1 (0.84%) Sophos
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Melksham
Huxley
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
North West London
asos
Salary: Excellent salary and package
Posted: 13 days ago