The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Yorkshire region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 218 252 230
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 14 7 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.10% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.10% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 33
Median salary £32,500 £41,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,750 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,750 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
5492 6705 6978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.74% 98.24% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4631 5508 5539
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

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 30 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +27 6 £35,000 -17.64%
South Yorkshire +25 5 £31,500 +40.00% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) QA
2 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (72.22%) Selenium
3 21 (58.33%) Test Scripting
4 18 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 17 (47.22%) SQL
6 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 16 (44.44%) ISEB
6 16 (44.44%) ISTQB
6 16 (44.44%) SoapUI
6 16 (44.44%) Automation Testing
6 16 (44.44%) Manual Testing
7 15 (41.67%) Scrum
7 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 15 (41.67%) .NET
8 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
9 9 (25.00%) JIRA
10 8 (22.22%) Java
11 7 (19.44%) TDD
11 7 (19.44%) BDD
11 7 (19.44%) Functional Testing
12 6 (16.67%) API Testing
12 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
12 6 (16.67%) Ruby
12 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
13 5 (13.89%) Windows
13 5 (13.89%) Regression Testing
13 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
13 5 (13.89%) QA Automation

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MySQL
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (72.22%) Selenium
2 16 (44.44%) SoapUI
3 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
4 9 (25.00%) JIRA
5 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (11.11%) JMeter
6 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
7 3 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (8.33%) CasperJS
7 3 (8.33%) Concordion
7 3 (8.33%) FitNesse
7 3 (8.33%) Gerrit
7 3 (8.33%) JBehave
7 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
7 3 (8.33%) JUnit
7 3 (8.33%) Mercurial
7 3 (8.33%) Protractor
7 3 (8.33%) TestNG
8 2 (5.56%) Calabash
8 2 (5.56%) Capybara
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.33%) Ajax
3 3 (8.33%) Behat
3 3 (8.33%) CSS
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) HTML5
3 3 (8.33%) JSON
3 3 (8.33%) REST
3 3 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.78%) Spring
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 18 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 16 (44.44%) Automation Testing
4 16 (44.44%) Manual Testing
5 15 (41.67%) Scrum
6 7 (19.44%) BDD
6 7 (19.44%) Functional Testing
6 7 (19.44%) TDD
7 6 (16.67%) API Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.89%) QA Automation
8 5 (13.89%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.33%) OWASP
9 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) Ruby
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
5 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) ISEB
1 16 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.78%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.78%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) New Relic
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago