The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 25 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 84 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 9 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.97% 1.04% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 0
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
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 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 907 843 1190
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 97.42% 97.23% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 781 668 965
Median salary £45,000 £42,091 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.91% +5.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 (100.00%) QA
1 25 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (84.00%) Java
3 19 (76.00%) Manual Testing
3 19 (76.00%) Selenium
4 17 (68.00%) WebDriver
4 17 (68.00%) OO
5 15 (60.00%) Defect Management
6 14 (56.00%) JIRA
6 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (52.00%) Test Management
7 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
7 13 (52.00%) RESTful
7 13 (52.00%) User Stories
7 13 (52.00%) Ant
7 13 (52.00%) JDBC
7 13 (52.00%) OOP
7 13 (52.00%) MVC
7 13 (52.00%) Maven
7 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
8 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (48.00%) Finance
9 8 (32.00%) C#
9 8 (32.00%) .NET
10 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
11 6 (24.00%) Functional Testing
11 6 (24.00%) TDD
12 5 (20.00%) SDET
13 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (16.00%) 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 4 (16.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Selenium
2 17 (68.00%) WebDriver
3 14 (56.00%) JIRA
4 13 (52.00%) Ant
4 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (52.00%) Maven
5 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) JDBC
1 13 (52.00%) RESTful
2 8 (32.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (76.00%) Manual Testing
3 17 (68.00%) OO
4 15 (60.00%) Defect Management
5 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (52.00%) MVC
6 13 (52.00%) OOP
6 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
6 13 (52.00%) Test Management
6 13 (52.00%) User Stories
7 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (24.00%) Functional Testing
9 6 (24.00%) TDD
10 5 (20.00%) SDET
11 4 (16.00%) Open Source
11 4 (16.00%) Project Management
12 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 2 (8.00%) QA Automation
12 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) Perl
3 4 (16.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (100.00%) QA
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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