Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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

Quality Assurance Engineer
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 78 74
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.59% 0.13% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.14% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 16
Liverpool median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £44,875 £36,250 £38,750
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. 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
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 668 727 772
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.67% 92.85% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 529 556 623
Liverpool median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £64,000 £62,500 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,349 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +0.87% +3.90% -3.75%

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Liverpool

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Liverpool

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Liverpool region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA