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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Quality Engineer
Rank 935 955 954
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Quality Engineer 19 10 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.009% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.009% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 26
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 - £34,000

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
98784 106354 115089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83034 86750 93358
Median 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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 May 2016 within the UK.

Software Quality Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Quality Engineer
Top 16 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 4 May 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 +26 17 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South East +27 8 £42,500 -
London +4 7 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Hounslow - 4 - - 1
Reading - 3 £37,500 -
Basingstoke - 3 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £37,500 -
East Sussex +22 2 - -
Brighton +19 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

Software Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (83.33%) QA
3 18 (60.00%) Manual Testing
4 14 (46.67%) SDLC
4 14 (46.67%) Automated Testing
4 14 (46.67%) Selenium
5 12 (40.00%) Degree
5 12 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 11 (36.67%) ISEB
6 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
6 11 (36.67%) Waterfall
7 10 (33.33%) TDD
7 10 (33.33%) Java
8 9 (30.00%) XML
8 9 (30.00%) Integration Testing
8 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
9 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
9 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
9 8 (26.67%) Scrum
10 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
10 7 (23.33%) Compatibility Testing
10 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
10 7 (23.33%) RAD
10 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
10 7 (23.33%) Web Services
10 7 (23.33%) HP
10 7 (23.33%) COBOL
10 7 (23.33%) HTML
10 7 (23.33%) DB2

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 7 (23.33%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) DB2
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Selenium
2 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
3 7 (23.33%) JMeter
3 7 (23.33%) JUnit
3 7 (23.33%) LoadRunner
3 7 (23.33%) Selenium IDE
4 4 (13.33%) Appium
5 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.67%) FitNesse
5 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.67%) Marketing
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) XML
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) HTML5
2 7 (23.33%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (23.33%) Mainframe
2 7 (23.33%) Social Media
3 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (13.33%) Life Science
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Android
1 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 14 (46.67%) Automated Testing
3 14 (46.67%) SDLC
4 12 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 11 (36.67%) Waterfall
6 10 (33.33%) TDD
7 9 (30.00%) Integration Testing
8 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
8 8 (26.67%) Scrum
8 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
9 7 (23.33%) Compatibility Testing
9 7 (23.33%) Open Source
9 7 (23.33%) RAD
9 7 (23.33%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
9 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
10 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) COBOL
3 5 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
2 11 (36.67%) ISEB
3 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) HP
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