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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 186 211 195
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 19 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.43% 0.083% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.085% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 18
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
4272 4724 4225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.59% 98.11% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3594 3893 3306
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram 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 14 February 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
(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 +20 19 £37,500 +25.00% 4
QA Engineer
Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 34 (100.00%) QA
2 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (67.65%) Test Scripting
4 19 (55.88%) Selenium
5 17 (50.00%) Scrum
6 16 (47.06%) Java
6 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 16 (47.06%) QA Automation
7 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
8 13 (38.24%) SQL
8 13 (38.24%) BDD
9 12 (35.29%) Cucumber
9 12 (35.29%) Defect Management
10 11 (32.35%) Automation Testing
10 11 (32.35%) Test Strategy
10 11 (32.35%) ISEB
10 11 (32.35%) .NET
10 11 (32.35%) TDD
10 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
11 10 (29.41%) Degree
11 10 (29.41%) JMeter
11 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
12 9 (26.47%) SoapUI
12 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
13 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
13 8 (23.53%) Regression Testing
13 8 (23.53%) XML
13 8 (23.53%) Linux
13 8 (23.53%) NeoLoad
13 8 (23.53%) Functional Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 19 (55.88%) Selenium
2 12 (35.29%) Cucumber
3 10 (29.41%) JMeter
4 9 (26.47%) SoapUI
5 8 (23.53%) NeoLoad
6 7 (20.59%) JIRA
7 6 (17.65%) JUnit
7 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (14.71%) WebDriver
9 2 (5.88%) Gerrit
9 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
9 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
9 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (11.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) XML
3 6 (17.65%) Apache Flex
3 6 (17.65%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 2 (5.88%) J2EE
4 2 (5.88%) jQuery
4 2 (5.88%) JSON
4 2 (5.88%) REST
4 2 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (67.65%) Test Scripting
3 17 (50.00%) Scrum
4 16 (47.06%) QA Automation
5 13 (38.24%) BDD
6 12 (35.29%) Defect Management
7 11 (32.35%) Automation Testing
7 11 (32.35%) TDD
7 11 (32.35%) Test Strategy
8 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
9 8 (23.53%) Functional Testing
9 8 (23.53%) Regression Testing
9 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
10 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
10 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (20.59%) Workflow
11 6 (17.65%) Stress Testing
12 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (14.71%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Java
2 13 (38.24%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) ISEB
1 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
2 10 (29.41%) Degree
3 5 (14.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (14.71%) SDET
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) HP
2 5 (14.71%) Telerik
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