The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Quality Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Quality Engineer
Rank 940 932 942
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Quality Engineer 11 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.009% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.009% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 5
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +83.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +83.33%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Quality Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Quality Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Quality Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 11 £45,000 -18.18% 1
South East -8 5 - -
Brighton - 5 - -
East Sussex - 5 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Yorkshire +14 2 £45,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -
London +2 1 £47,500 -5.00% 1

Software Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software 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 Software Quality Engineer in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) QA
2 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (75.00%) Manual Testing
4 14 (58.33%) ISEB
5 12 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 12 (50.00%) SDLC
6 11 (45.83%) Degree
6 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
6 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
7 10 (41.67%) Selenium
7 10 (41.67%) Regression Testing
7 10 (41.67%) Functional Testing
8 9 (37.50%) WebDriver
8 9 (37.50%) XML
8 9 (37.50%) Integration Testing
8 9 (37.50%) TDD
9 8 (33.33%) Web Services
9 8 (33.33%) HP
9 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
9 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (29.17%) Selenium IDE
10 7 (29.17%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
10 7 (29.17%) Android
10 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
10 7 (29.17%) Social Media
10 7 (29.17%) Open Source
10 7 (29.17%) HTML5
10 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting

Software Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software 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 Software Quality Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Selenium
2 9 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 7 (29.17%) Eclipse
3 7 (29.17%) JMeter
3 7 (29.17%) JUnit
3 7 (29.17%) LoadRunner
3 7 (29.17%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (12.50%) FitNesse
5 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) XML
2 8 (33.33%) Web Services
3 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) HTML5
4 3 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
2 7 (29.17%) Mainframe
2 7 (29.17%) Social Media
3 3 (12.50%) Life Science
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Android
1 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) Manual Testing
3 12 (50.00%) SDLC
4 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Functional Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Regression Testing
6 9 (37.50%) Integration Testing
6 9 (37.50%) TDD
7 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 7 (29.17%) Compatibility Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Open Source
8 7 (29.17%) RAD
8 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
8 7 (29.17%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
8 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Scrum
9 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) COBOL
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) ISEB
2 12 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (45.83%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
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