Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +145
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.36% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Essex median annual salary £50,000 - -
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +20.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1329 1960 2525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 92.80% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1135 1505 1874
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,100 £26,350 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,339
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured QA Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Essex

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Essex

QA Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harlow - 5 £50,000 -
QA Engineer
East of England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Essex region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA