The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 23 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 88 101
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.50% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.52% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Median salary - £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
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 Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 924 953 1223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.85% 95.40% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 777 778 971
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 Essex

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

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