The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 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 advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank - 87 82
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.56% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.58% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Average salary - £28,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.17%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1298 1204 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.51% 96.01% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1137 1067 831
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Wales region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Wales

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited QA 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 QA Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) QMS
4 2 (40.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (40.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) CTI
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Hudson

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited QA 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 QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
General
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) QMS
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft