The median annual salary for a Quality Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Quality Engineer
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 254
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £32,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +5.46% -9.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6524 5469 6174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.75% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5332 4649 5044
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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%  

Quality Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Quality Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Engineer in the North West

Quality Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Quality Engineer in the North West.

Salary trend for Quality Engineer in the North West

Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Quality 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 North West region featuring Quality Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Product Management
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (100.00%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Games

Quality Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Product Management
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft