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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Quality Engineer
Rank 888 916 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Quality Engineer 9 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.013% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.013% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 0
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 -
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
103565 111265 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90958 85091
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Quality Engineer over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 within the UK.

Software Quality Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Quality Engineer
Top 14 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 28 July 2015. 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 +42 9 £40,000 +14.28% 2
London +21 4 £52,500 +44.82%
South East +29 2 £40,000 +39.13% 1
City of London +18 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Newbury - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Dorset +3 1 £52,500 +50.00%
South West -18 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Derby - 1 £22,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £22,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £22,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £32,500 - 1

Software Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) QA
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (33.33%) JMeter
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Subversion
5 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Android
6 2 (16.67%) RESTful
6 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA

Software Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
1 4 (33.33%) JMeter
2 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 2 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) FogBugz
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Military
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) COBOL
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) TickIT
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (8.33%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Reuters
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