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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.41% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1174 1225 1076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.31% 96.91% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1096 931
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Wales

QA Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 4 £32,500 - 1
North Wales - 1 £40,000 -
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) Regression Testing
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Hudson
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (20.00%) CTI
6 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (20.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
6 2 (20.00%) QMS
6 2 (20.00%) Android
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (10.00%) J2EE
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (20.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (20.00%) QMS
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft