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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Quality Engineer
Rank 902 951 972
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Quality Engineer 13 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.015% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.016% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 17
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 20 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 28 July 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 +44 12 £40,000 +14.28% 3
South East +31 6 £36,500 +4.28%
London +37 3 £45,000 +20.00% 2
West Sussex - 3 £35,500 -
Hounslow - 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +22 1 - - 1
Sheffield +18 1 - - 1
South West +16 1 £41,000 -21.90%
South Yorkshire +10 1 - - 1
East Midlands +7 1 £40,000 +77.77%
Berkshire +7 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Greenford - 1 £45,000 -
Wales - 1 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Reading - 1 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £47,500 -
Somerset - 1 £41,000 -
South Wales - 1 £47,500 -

Software Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (77.42%) QA
3 12 (38.71%) Scrum
4 11 (35.48%) Selenium
4 11 (35.48%) Manual Testing
4 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
5 10 (32.26%) Automated Testing
5 10 (32.26%) Java
6 8 (25.81%) TDD
6 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
7 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (22.58%) SDLC
7 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
8 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
8 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
8 6 (19.35%) Degree
9 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.13%) CMMI
9 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
9 5 (16.13%) Appium
10 4 (12.90%) Internal Audit
10 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
10 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Web Testing
10 4 (12.90%) SQL
10 4 (12.90%) MySQL
10 4 (12.90%) XML
10 4 (12.90%) Unix

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 (6.45%) CMS
1 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Broadband
1 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Selenium
2 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
3 5 (16.13%) Appium
4 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
5 3 (9.68%) Ant
5 3 (9.68%) Gradle
5 3 (9.68%) Hudson
5 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.68%) Maven
5 3 (9.68%) Spock
6 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.45%) FitNesse
6 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
6 2 (6.45%) JMeter
6 2 (6.45%) JUnit
6 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
6 2 (6.45%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Aerospace
2 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) Java EE
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.45%) Social Media
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Fintech
4 1 (3.23%) Life Science
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
1 4 (12.90%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Scrum
3 11 (35.48%) Manual Testing
3 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
4 10 (32.26%) Automated Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
5 8 (25.81%) TDD
6 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (22.58%) SDLC
6 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
7 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
7 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.13%) CMMI
8 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
8 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Internal Audit
9 4 (12.90%) Web Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Change Control
10 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) COBOL
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) IRCA
2 3 (9.68%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) MBA
4 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (77.42%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) EFQM
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) HP
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £43000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Morningstar Europe Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
XLN
Posted: 9 days ago