The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 28 March 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 87 99
Rank change year-on-year +17 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 16 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.88% 0.52% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 0.53% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 2
Median salary £50,000 £33,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.25% -20.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,100 £42,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £33,900 £42,450
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 839 936 1132
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 98.36% 96.99% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 701 697 869
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Nottingham

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Nottingham

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Engineer in Nottingham over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Engineer in Nottingham

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Nottingham region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (73.91%) Java
3 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) Selenium
4 13 (56.52%) Manual Testing
5 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (52.17%) Automated Testing
5 12 (52.17%) Defect Management
6 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
7 10 (43.48%) WebDriver
7 10 (43.48%) JIRA
7 10 (43.48%) Finance
7 10 (43.48%) OO
8 9 (39.13%) Ant
8 9 (39.13%) JDBC
8 9 (39.13%) OOP
8 9 (39.13%) MVC
8 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
8 9 (39.13%) Test Management
8 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
8 9 (39.13%) Maven
8 9 (39.13%) RESTful
8 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
8 9 (39.13%) User Stories
9 8 (34.78%) .NET
10 7 (30.43%) C#
11 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
12 5 (21.74%) Big Data
12 5 (21.74%) Open Source
12 5 (21.74%) Perl

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (21.74%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Selenium
2 10 (43.48%) JIRA
2 10 (43.48%) WebDriver
3 9 (39.13%) Ant
3 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
3 9 (39.13%) Maven
4 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) JDBC
1 9 (39.13%) RESTful
2 8 (34.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Manual Testing
3 12 (52.17%) Automated Testing
3 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (52.17%) Defect Management
4 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
5 10 (43.48%) OO
6 9 (39.13%) MVC
6 9 (39.13%) OOP
6 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
6 9 (39.13%) Test Management
6 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
6 9 (39.13%) User Stories
7 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Open Source
8 5 (21.74%) Project Management
9 4 (17.39%) QA Automation
9 4 (17.39%) TDD
9 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) Perl
3 5 (21.74%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
1 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (100.00%) QA
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