The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Quality Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Quality Engineer
Rank 896 934 983
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Quality Engineer 16 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.020% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.021% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 7
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £52,500 £46,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £30,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%

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
94251 105278 113033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79339 87279 91179
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Quality Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Software Quality Engineer in the job title.

Software Quality Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Quality Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Quality Engineer within the UK.

Software Quality Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Software Quality Engineer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Quality Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 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 +42 15 £40,000 +10.34% 3
South East +23 6 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Yorkshire +30 5 - -
Sheffield +17 5 - -
South Yorkshire +13 5 - -
West Sussex - 4 £35,500 -
London +50 2 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Middlesex - 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands +7 1 £40,000 +77.77%
South West +5 1 £41,000 -21.90%
Wales - 1 £47,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £47,500 -
Somerset - 1 £41,000 -
South Wales - 1 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Greenford - 1 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £40,000 -

Software Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Software 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 Software Quality Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (81.25%) QA
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) Manual Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Selenium
5 10 (31.25%) Java
6 9 (28.13%) Degree
7 8 (25.00%) TDD
8 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
8 7 (21.88%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
8 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (21.88%) Cucumber
8 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
10 5 (15.63%) Finance
10 5 (15.63%) XML
10 5 (15.63%) Broadband
10 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
10 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
10 5 (15.63%) Appium
10 5 (15.63%) Data Structures
11 4 (12.50%) Spock
11 4 (12.50%) SDLC
11 4 (12.50%) Internal Audit
11 4 (12.50%) System Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Gradle

Software 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 2 (6.25%) CMS
1 2 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Broadband
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Selenium
2 7 (21.88%) Cucumber
3 5 (15.63%) Appium
4 4 (12.50%) Ant
4 4 (12.50%) Gradle
4 4 (12.50%) Hudson
4 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.50%) Maven
4 4 (12.50%) Spock
4 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.25%) FitNesse
5 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.25%) JMeter
5 2 (6.25%) JUnit
5 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
5 2 (6.25%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.13%) Calabash
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.38%) Aerospace
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Back Office
5 1 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) XML
2 4 (12.50%) Java EE
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) HTML5
3 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Data Structures
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.25%) Social Media
5 1 (3.13%) Fintech
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Scrum
3 11 (34.38%) Manual Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 8 (25.00%) TDD
6 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
7 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
8 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.50%) BDD
9 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Internal Audit
9 4 (12.50%) SDLC
9 4 (12.50%) System Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 3 (9.38%) Analytics
10 3 (9.38%) People Management
10 3 (9.38%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) COBOL
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) IRCA
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) MBA
4 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (81.25%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) EFQM
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) HP
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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Salary: Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
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