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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Quality Engineer
UK
Rank 837 928 944
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Quality Engineer 12 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.010% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 7
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -22.72%

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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Quality Engineer over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 within the UK.

Software Quality Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Quality Engineer
Top 10 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +107 12 £45,000 - 2
London +64 7 £45,000 -5.26%
South East +67 4 £47,000 +10.58% 1
Hampshire +26 4 £47,000 +4.44% 1
City of London - 2 £68,750 -
Southampton - 2 £33,250 - 1
Farnborough - 2 £57,500 -
East Midlands +10 1 £40,000 -
Nottingham +3 1 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire +1 1 £40,000 -

Software Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 20 (86.96%) QA
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) Test Automation
4 12 (52.17%) Test Strategy
5 10 (43.48%) Linux
6 9 (39.13%) Python
6 9 (39.13%) Finance
6 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
7 8 (34.78%) Automated Testing
7 8 (34.78%) Java
8 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Android
9 6 (26.09%) Degree
9 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
9 6 (26.09%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (26.09%) Test Planning
10 5 (21.74%) Electronics
10 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
10 5 (21.74%) Scrum
10 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
10 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
10 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (21.74%) SAP
10 5 (21.74%) Marketing
10 5 (21.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
10 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
10 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration

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 (8.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
3 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
4 2 (8.70%) FitNesse
4 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.35%) Calabash
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Electronics
2 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
2 5 (21.74%) Marketing
2 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Test Automation
2 12 (52.17%) Test Strategy
3 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Automated Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (26.09%) Test Planning
7 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.04%) OO
9 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.70%) BDD
10 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
10 2 (8.70%) OOP
10 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Python
3 8 (34.78%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (86.96%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 14001
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9000
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) ISO22301
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) SAP
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + pension and 23 days' holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 24 days ago