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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Engineer
Rank 861 872 861
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 36 60 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.049% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.052% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 27 55 39
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%

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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
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 28 May 2015 within the UK.

Quality Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quality Engineer
Top 25 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 28 May 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 +20 35 £47,500 +35.71% 16
London +31 14 £47,500 +8.57% 2
South East +11 10 £47,500 +46.15% 4
East Sussex - 8 £47,500 - 2
Brighton - 7 £48,750 - 2
City of London +54 5 £48,750 +65.25% 1
North West +9 4 £37,500 -
South West -8 3 - - 7
East of England +16 2 £52,000 +52.94%
Dorset +2 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £30,500 - 1
Derby - 2 £30,500 -
Harlow - 2 £52,000 -
Manchester - 2 £37,500 -
Essex - 2 £52,000 -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 £30,500 - 1
Berkshire +6 1 £31,500 - 1
Cheshire +3 1 - -
Reading 0 1 £31,500 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Chorley - 1 £26,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £26,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £47,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1

Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 65 (87.84%) QA
2 47 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (37.84%) Java
4 27 (36.49%) Automated Testing
5 22 (29.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (27.03%) Selenium
7 19 (25.68%) Web Services
8 18 (24.32%) XML
8 18 (24.32%) Scrum
9 17 (22.97%) Manual Testing
9 17 (22.97%) Test Automation
10 16 (21.62%) Finance
10 16 (21.62%) Oracle
11 15 (20.27%) C#
11 15 (20.27%) Performance Testing
12 14 (18.92%) TDD
13 13 (17.57%) Degree
13 13 (17.57%) Waterfall
14 12 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (16.22%) WebDriver
14 12 (16.22%) BDD
14 12 (16.22%) Regression Testing
15 11 (14.86%) ISTQB
15 11 (14.86%) HP Quality Center
16 10 (13.51%) Mobile App
16 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
16 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
17 9 (12.16%) ISO 9001
17 9 (12.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 9 (12.16%) Software Testing

Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 6 (8.11%) Confluence
2 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.05%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (2.70%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) VoIP
1 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) Broadband
3 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) MySQL
3 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.05%) OLTP
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.05%) DB2
5 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) OLAP
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Selenium
2 12 (16.22%) WebDriver
3 8 (10.81%) Ranorex
3 8 (10.81%) JIRA
4 6 (8.11%) Zephyr
4 6 (8.11%) JUnit
5 5 (6.76%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.05%) JMeter
7 3 (4.05%) TestNG
8 2 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.70%) TestDirector
8 2 (2.70%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.35%) Ant
9 1 (1.35%) jMock
9 1 (1.35%) Subversion
9 1 (1.35%) Maven
9 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.35%) Hudson
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.05%) Automotive
3 3 (4.05%) Electronics
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) Web Services
2 18 (24.32%) XML
3 8 (10.81%) .NET
4 7 (9.46%) HTML
5 6 (8.11%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.70%) HTML5
6 2 (2.70%) Middleware
7 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.35%) JMS
7 1 (1.35%) Java EE
7 1 (1.35%) Spring
7 1 (1.35%) Ajax
7 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.35%) RESTful
7 1 (1.35%) iOS SDK
7 1 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Mobile App
1 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.11%) Wiki
5 4 (5.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.70%) Social Media
6 2 (2.70%) iPad
6 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.70%) Derivative
6 2 (2.70%) Statistics
7 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.35%) CCTV
7 1 (1.35%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.35%) iPhone
7 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Linux
3 4 (5.41%) Android
3 4 (5.41%) UNIX
4 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.70%) Solaris
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.49%) Automated Testing
3 22 (29.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (24.32%) Scrum
5 17 (22.97%) Manual Testing
5 17 (22.97%) Test Automation
6 15 (20.27%) Performance Testing
7 14 (18.92%) TDD
8 13 (17.57%) Waterfall
9 12 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (16.22%) BDD
9 12 (16.22%) Regression Testing
10 9 (12.16%) Software Testing
10 9 (12.16%) User Stories
11 8 (10.81%) Automation Testing
11 8 (10.81%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (10.81%) Compatibility Testing
11 8 (10.81%) Unit Testing
11 8 (10.81%) Integration Testing
12 7 (9.46%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) Java
2 15 (20.27%) C#
3 2 (2.70%) SQL
3 2 (2.70%) C
3 2 (2.70%) COBOL
3 2 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (1.35%) C++
4 1 (1.35%) Ruby
4 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Degree
2 11 (14.86%) ISTQB
3 7 (9.46%) ISEB
3 7 (9.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.05%) CCNA
6 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (87.84%) QA
2 9 (12.16%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.70%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.35%) SLA
4 1 (1.35%) TickIT
4 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Oracle
2 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.81%) HP
4 3 (4.05%) Juniper
4 3 (4.05%) Cisco
4 3 (4.05%) Redback
5 2 (2.70%) Green Hat
6 1 (1.35%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.35%) Reuters
6 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.35%) BT
6 1 (1.35%) Tableau
Central London / West End
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Premier Engineering
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Pharma Division
Salary: Competitive with fantastic benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex and West Sussex-Burgess...
American Express
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago