The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 25 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 170 185
Rank change year-on-year +23 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 9 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.34% 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.35% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 5
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £37,500
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 the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2556 3158 3659
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 97.00% 97.56% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2153 2559 3037
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in the East Midlands

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in the East Midlands

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Engineer in the East Midlands

QA Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire 0 9 £50,000 +33.33% 1
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 East Midlands region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) QA
2 27 (93.10%) Test Automation
3 23 (79.31%) Selenium
3 23 (79.31%) Java
4 19 (65.52%) OO
4 19 (65.52%) Manual Testing
5 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
5 17 (58.62%) WebDriver
6 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (51.72%) Defect Management
8 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (48.28%) JIRA
9 13 (44.83%) Test Management
9 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
9 13 (44.83%) RESTful
9 13 (44.83%) Maven
9 13 (44.83%) MVC
9 13 (44.83%) OOP
9 13 (44.83%) Ant
9 13 (44.83%) JDBC
9 13 (44.83%) User Stories
10 12 (41.38%) Finance
11 10 (34.48%) C#
12 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
13 8 (27.59%) .NET
13 8 (27.59%) Functional Testing
14 6 (20.69%) TDD
14 6 (20.69%) Open Source
15 5 (17.24%) SDET
16 4 (13.79%) Greenfield Project

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (79.31%) Selenium
2 17 (58.62%) WebDriver
3 14 (48.28%) JIRA
4 13 (44.83%) Ant
4 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
4 13 (44.83%) Maven
5 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.90%) Calabash
6 2 (6.90%) Capybara
6 2 (6.90%) Log4j
6 2 (6.90%) Protractor
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) JDBC
1 13 (44.83%) RESTful
2 8 (27.59%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Test Automation
2 19 (65.52%) Manual Testing
2 19 (65.52%) OO
3 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
4 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (51.72%) Defect Management
6 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (44.83%) MVC
7 13 (44.83%) OOP
7 13 (44.83%) Test Management
7 13 (44.83%) User Stories
8 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
9 8 (27.59%) Functional Testing
10 6 (20.69%) Open Source
10 6 (20.69%) TDD
11 5 (17.24%) SDET
12 4 (13.79%) Project Management
13 3 (10.34%) Scenario Testing
13 3 (10.34%) Scrum
13 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) Perl
3 4 (13.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (100.00%) QA
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