The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Quality Engineer
Rank 869 869 882
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Quality Engineer 12 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.001% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.001% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 8
Average salary £35,000 - £37,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 - £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 - £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - £37,500
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Quality Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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 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 -53 7 £30,000 -
South West - 4 £35,000 -
Scotland - 3 £47,500 -
Wales - 2 £46,500 -
South East - 2 £28,750 -
South Wales - 2 £46,500 -
Fareham - 2 £28,750 -
Glasgow - 2 £47,500 -
Plymouth - 2 £33,750 -
Devon - 2 £33,750 -
Dorset - 2 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £28,750 -
London -27 1 £30,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £48,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £30,000 -

Software Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 15 (75.00%) QA
2 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) Aerospace
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) TickIT
4 5 (25.00%) ISO 9001
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Python
6 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) VBScript
7 2 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (10.00%) C++
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) ISEB
7 2 (10.00%) Avaya
7 2 (10.00%) PMP
7 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
7 2 (10.00%) CMMI
7 2 (10.00%) Mitel
7 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing

Software Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (30.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Military
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.00%) CMMI
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) ATDD
6 1 (5.00%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) OWASP
6 1 (5.00%) Test Management
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Python
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) PMP
2 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) QA
2 5 (25.00%) TickIT
2 5 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Avaya
1 2 (10.00%) Mitel