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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 227 252 212
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 22 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.33% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 6
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £20,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £33,900 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
6403 6888 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.98% 96.31% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5256 5434 3949
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
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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 +24 17 £40,000 +25.98%
South Yorkshire +3 5 £30,000 - 3
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 11 (42.31%) Scrum
4 11 (42.31%) Cucumber
5 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) Java
5 9 (34.62%) Linux
5 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (30.77%) BDD
6 8 (30.77%) Automation Testing
6 8 (30.77%) TDD
6 8 (30.77%) Selenium
6 8 (30.77%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) SQL
6 8 (30.77%) JMeter
7 6 (23.08%) ISEB
7 6 (23.08%) .NET
7 6 (23.08%) XML
7 6 (23.08%) RAD
7 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
7 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
8 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
8 5 (19.23%) NeoLoad
8 5 (19.23%) Degree
8 5 (19.23%) Stress Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Finance

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Cucumber
2 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (30.77%) JMeter
3 8 (30.77%) Selenium
4 5 (19.23%) NeoLoad
5 4 (15.38%) JIRA
6 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
6 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.85%) TestNG
7 1 (3.85%) CasperJS
7 1 (3.85%) JUnit
7 1 (3.85%) JBehave
7 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.85%) Concordion
7 1 (3.85%) Behat
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
3 3 (11.54%) Law
3 3 (11.54%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) XML
2 6 (23.08%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) LAMP
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 11 (42.31%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) BDD
4 8 (30.77%) Automation Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 6 (23.08%) RAD
5 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Stress Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
8 3 (11.54%) V-Model
8 3 (11.54%) Web Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) ISEB
1 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
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