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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 243 - 206
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.056% - 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% - 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
Average salary £31,250 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 - £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
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
7004 7134 5528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.37% 95.86% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5625 5651 4357
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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
South Yorkshire - 2 £22,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) ISEB
6 4 (26.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 2 (13.33%) User Stories
8 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (13.33%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
8 2 (13.33%) JIRA
8 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) TestComplete
3 1 (6.67%) TestNG
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) JBehave
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) Concordion
3 1 (6.67%) Behat
3 1 (6.67%) CasperJS
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (26.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (6.67%) LAMP
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Scrum
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Separation of Concerns
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Management
7 1 (6.67%) OOP
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) XQuery
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) LexisNexis
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago