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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Quality Engineer
UK
Rank 844 913 948
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Quality Engineer 8 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.013% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 9
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -18.18%

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 16 January 2017 within the UK.

Software Quality Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Quality Engineer
Top 8 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 16 January 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 +75 8 £45,000 - 2
London +79 4 £45,000 -5.26% 1
South East +55 3 £57,500 +43.75%
Hampshire +12 3 £57,500 +43.75%
Farnborough - 3 £57,500 -
East Midlands +12 1 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire -5 1 £40,000 -
Nottingham -14 1 £40,000 -

Software Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 24 (96.00%) QA
2 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (36.00%) Java
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) Degree
6 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Scrum
7 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
8 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (20.00%) Data Structures
8 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 5 (20.00%) Electronics
8 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 5 (20.00%) SAP
8 5 (20.00%) Python
8 5 (20.00%) Broadband
8 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Marketing
8 5 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (16.00%) Selenium
9 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.00%) Linux

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 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Broadband
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) Ant
3 2 (8.00%) Calabash
3 2 (8.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (8.00%) Gradle
3 2 (8.00%) Hudson
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) Maven
3 2 (8.00%) Spock
3 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Electronics
2 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.00%) Marketing
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Fintech
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Android
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (44.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 4 (16.00%) BDD
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.00%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) HNC
3 1 (4.00%) IRCA
3 1 (4.00%) MBA
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (96.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) EFQM
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) ISO22301
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) SAP
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + pension, healthcare & Bonus (company perform
Posted: 11 days ago