The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 243 212 223
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 10 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 4
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,900 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £33,450 £40,100 £33,350
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
QA Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7123 5008 5617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.53% 94.69% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5657 3972 4627
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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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
South Yorkshire -14 7 £23,000 -36.98% 2
West Yorkshire -38 3 £26,000 -25.71%
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) Toad
5 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.76%) Python
6 2 (11.76%) CAD
6 2 (11.76%) CAE
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) C
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (11.76%) Redmine
6 2 (11.76%) Social Network
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (11.76%) Test Management
6 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Toad
1 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (11.76%) Redmine
3 1 (5.88%) TestNG
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Social Network
1 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) Scrum
2 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
2 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) CAD
3 2 (11.76%) CAE
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Test Management
3 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.88%) System Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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