The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 189 208 173
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 16 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.021% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.021% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
QA Engineer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4490 4703 3394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.76% 96.47% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3602 3667 2672
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leeds +28 16 £40,000 +53.84% 1
QA Engineer
Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 17 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
4 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (47.06%) BDD
4 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) TDD
4 8 (47.06%) Java
4 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
6 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (35.29%) Selenium
7 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
7 5 (29.41%) Stress Testing
7 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
7 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
7 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
7 5 (29.41%) NeoLoad
7 5 (29.41%) JMeter
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 5 (29.41%) Web Services
7 5 (29.41%) XML
7 5 (29.41%) ISEB
7 5 (29.41%) RAD
8 4 (23.53%) Apache Flex
9 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
9 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
3 6 (35.29%) Selenium
4 5 (29.41%) JMeter
4 5 (29.41%) NeoLoad
5 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
1 5 (29.41%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) Apache Flex
3 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) BDD
4 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
5 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
5 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Stress Testing
5 5 (29.41%) RAD
5 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) V-Model
6 3 (17.65%) ERP
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
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