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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Quality Engineer
Rank 871 948 967
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Quality Engineer 11 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.015% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.016% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 11
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £29,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -11.11%

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 2016 within the UK.

Software Quality Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Quality Engineer
Top 7 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 10 December 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
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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 +56 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
London +43 6 £45,000 -5.26% 1
South East +65 4 £57,500 +43.75%
Hampshire +11 4 £57,500 +43.75%
Farnborough - 4 £57,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £32,500 -
North West - 1 £32,500 -

Software Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 25 (92.59%) QA
2 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
5 9 (33.33%) Finance
5 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 7 (25.93%) Degree
6 7 (25.93%) Scrum
6 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
7 6 (22.22%) BDD
7 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Broadband
8 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
8 5 (18.52%) Data Structures
9 4 (14.81%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (14.81%) Spock
9 4 (14.81%) Test Planning
9 4 (14.81%) Gradle
9 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
9 4 (14.81%) Hudson
9 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.81%) Ant
9 4 (14.81%) Linux
9 4 (14.81%) Python
9 4 (14.81%) SAP
9 4 (14.81%) Programme Management

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 (7.41%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Broadband
2 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.81%) Ant
2 4 (14.81%) Gradle
2 4 (14.81%) Hudson
2 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Maven
2 4 (14.81%) Spock
3 3 (11.11%) Selenium
4 2 (7.41%) FitNesse
4 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.70%) Calabash
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Electronics
2 4 (14.81%) Financial Institution
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Java EE
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Android
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
3 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 7 (25.93%) Scrum
5 6 (22.22%) BDD
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
7 4 (14.81%) TDD
7 4 (14.81%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (14.81%) Test Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Internal Audit
8 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.41%) QA Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) IRCA
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) HNC
3 1 (3.70%) MBA
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (92.59%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) EFQM
3 1 (3.70%) ISO 14001
3 1 (3.70%) ISO 9000
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) ISO22301
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) SAP
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