Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £30,250 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 220 241
Rank change year-on-year 0 +21 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 9 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.020% 0.17% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.17% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 34
Leeds median annual salary £30,250 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.57% -12.50% +42.86%
10th Percentile £29,125 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £31,375 £38,000 £46,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £31,375 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.36% -12.50% +28.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4743 5284 6787
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.03% 98.09% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4008 4560 5454
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Leeds

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Leeds

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 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 Leeds region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

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

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA