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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 224 254 248
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 29 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.47% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 18
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
6026 6996 6595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.87% 98.23% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5028 5805 5082
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 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
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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
West Yorkshire +22 18 £37,500 +25.00% 4
South Yorkshire +16 10 £28,750 -11.53% 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £31,000 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 58 (100.00%) QA
2 41 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (56.90%) Test Scripting
4 23 (39.66%) Selenium
5 21 (36.21%) Java
6 19 (32.76%) SQL
6 19 (32.76%) Scrum
7 18 (31.03%) .NET
7 18 (31.03%) Manual Testing
8 16 (27.59%) Software Testing
8 16 (27.59%) BDD
8 16 (27.59%) QA Automation
9 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
9 15 (25.86%) ISEB
10 14 (24.14%) MS Excel
10 14 (24.14%) ISTQB
10 14 (24.14%) TDD
11 13 (22.41%) Degree
11 13 (22.41%) Automation Testing
11 13 (22.41%) Cucumber
11 13 (22.41%) Functional Testing
12 12 (20.69%) Defect Management
13 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (17.24%) Test Strategy
14 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
14 10 (17.24%) JMeter
14 10 (17.24%) Linux
15 9 (15.52%) XML
15 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
16 8 (13.79%) JIRA

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.45%) Node.js
2 1 (1.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (24.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (39.66%) Selenium
2 13 (22.41%) Cucumber
3 10 (17.24%) JMeter
4 8 (13.79%) JIRA
4 8 (13.79%) NeoLoad
4 8 (13.79%) SoapUI
5 7 (12.07%) JUnit
6 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (10.34%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.45%) Gerrit
7 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.72%) CasperJS
8 1 (1.72%) Concordion
8 1 (1.72%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.72%) JBehave
8 1 (1.72%) TestNG
General
1 5 (8.62%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) .NET
2 9 (15.52%) XML
3 6 (10.34%) Apache Flex
3 6 (10.34%) Web Services
4 5 (8.62%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.17%) CSS
5 3 (5.17%) HTML
5 3 (5.17%) JSON
5 3 (5.17%) REST
6 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.45%) J2EE
6 2 (3.45%) jQuery
6 2 (3.45%) Spring
7 1 (1.72%) Ajax
7 1 (1.72%) Behat
7 1 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Unix
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (56.90%) Test Scripting
3 19 (32.76%) Scrum
4 18 (31.03%) Manual Testing
5 16 (27.59%) BDD
5 16 (27.59%) QA Automation
5 16 (27.59%) Software Testing
6 14 (24.14%) TDD
7 13 (22.41%) Automation Testing
7 13 (22.41%) Functional Testing
8 12 (20.69%) Defect Management
9 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (17.24%) Test Strategy
11 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
12 8 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (13.79%) Regression Testing
13 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
13 7 (12.07%) Workflow
14 6 (10.34%) Agile Testing
14 6 (10.34%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) Java
2 19 (32.76%) SQL
3 4 (6.90%) C#
4 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) Python
5 2 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) ISEB
2 14 (24.14%) ISTQB
3 13 (22.41%) Degree
4 5 (8.62%) HND
5 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (8.62%) SDET
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) HP
2 5 (8.62%) Telerik
3 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
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