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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Quality Engineer
Rank 894 951 969
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Quality Engineer 18 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.022% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.023% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 17
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Software Quality Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Quality Engineer
Top 18 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 30 September 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 +51 17 £40,000 +6.66% 2
South East +42 8 £35,500 -11.25% 2
Yorkshire +29 5 - -
Sheffield +18 5 - -
South Yorkshire +11 5 - -
West Sussex - 4 £35,500 -
London +40 3 £50,000 +33.33%
Middlesex - 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands +22 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Hampshire +9 1 £57,500 +91.66% 1
Cardiff - 1 £47,500 -
South Wales - 1 £47,500 -
Wales - 1 £47,500 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Redhill - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £57,500 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £40,000 -

Software Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (81.82%) QA
2 12 (36.36%) Scrum
3 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 10 (30.30%) Manual Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Selenium
4 10 (30.30%) Degree
4 10 (30.30%) Java
5 9 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 8 (24.24%) SQL
6 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
7 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
7 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
7 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Finance
8 6 (18.18%) TDD
8 6 (18.18%) BDD
9 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
9 5 (15.15%) Appium
9 5 (15.15%) Data Structures
9 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
9 5 (15.15%) XML
9 5 (15.15%) Broadband
10 4 (12.12%) Ant
10 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
10 4 (12.12%) Spock
10 4 (12.12%) Internal Audit

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 3 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Broadband
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Selenium
2 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
3 5 (15.15%) Appium
4 4 (12.12%) Ant
4 4 (12.12%) Gradle
4 4 (12.12%) Hudson
4 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.12%) Maven
4 4 (12.12%) Spock
4 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
5 3 (9.09%) FitNesse
6 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.03%) Calabash
7 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.03%) JMeter
7 1 (3.03%) JUnit
7 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.09%) Aerospace
4 2 (6.06%) Electronics
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Back Office
5 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) Java EE
3 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Data Structures
3 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.03%) Fintech
5 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
1 3 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Scrum
3 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 10 (30.30%) Manual Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
7 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
8 6 (18.18%) BDD
8 6 (18.18%) TDD
9 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
9 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Agile Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Internal Audit
11 3 (9.09%) Analytics
11 3 (9.09%) People Management
11 3 (9.09%) QA Automation
11 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
11 3 (9.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) COBOL
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) IRCA
2 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) HNC
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) MBA
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (81.82%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) EFQM
3 1 (3.03%) ISO 14001
3 1 (3.03%) ISO 9000
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) ISO22301
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) HP
1 1 (3.03%) SAP
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