The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Engineer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 114 118
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 10 2 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.55% 0.12% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.13% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 20
Median salary £42,500 £62,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.00% +47.05%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1766 1556 1899
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.30% 97.07% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1475 1352 1647
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Bristol

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Bristol

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (94.12%) Test Automation
3 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (70.59%) SDLC
5 10 (58.82%) Software Testing
5 10 (58.82%) ISTQB
5 10 (58.82%) Marketing
5 10 (58.82%) SQL
5 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
5 10 (58.82%) .NET
5 10 (58.82%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (58.82%) ETL
5 10 (58.82%) ISEB
5 10 (58.82%) Manual Testing
5 10 (58.82%) Waterfall
5 10 (58.82%) Kanban
6 3 (17.65%) Selenium
6 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
6 3 (17.65%) OO
6 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
7 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
7 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.76%) System Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
7 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
1 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (58.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
1 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) SDLC
4 10 (58.82%) ETL
4 10 (58.82%) Kanban
4 10 (58.82%) Manual Testing
4 10 (58.82%) Software Testing
4 10 (58.82%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.76%) System Testing
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Test Management
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
1 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) ISEB
1 10 (58.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
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