The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 96 95 91
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.092% 0.10% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.10% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 11
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +31.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
QA Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1045 955 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 96.14% 96.27% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 893 836 1027
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Wiltshire

QA Engineer
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Swindon 0 1 £50,000 +25.00%
QA Engineer
South West

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 9 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Selenium
4 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
4 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
5 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
5 4 (44.44%) GitHub
5 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
5 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
5 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
5 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
5 4 (44.44%) Open Source
5 4 (44.44%) Blog
5 4 (44.44%) WATIR
5 4 (44.44%) Benchmarking
5 4 (44.44%) Ruby
5 4 (44.44%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) SOAP
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) UNIX
5 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 4 (44.44%) ERP
5 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
6 3 (33.33%) ISEB

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
3 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 4 (44.44%) WATIR
4 3 (33.33%) TestNG
5 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blog
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Benchmarking
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 3 (33.33%) Process Management
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle