Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 18 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
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 118 138
Rank change year-on-year +26 +20 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 46 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 2.49% 1.13% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 1.15% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 45 22 8
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £35,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.76% +16.39% -9.63%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,000 £27,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £43,375 £42,875
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £43,750 £35,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year +23.24% +16.39% -9.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Permanent vacancies in Nottingham with a recognized job title 1793 1994 2255
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 97.89% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1622 1707
Nottingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.39% -1.28%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,638 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £38,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% +10.77% +1.33%

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 18 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 Nottingham region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) QA
1 46 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 38 (82.61%) Java
3 34 (73.91%) Manual Testing
4 31 (67.39%) Web Services
5 28 (60.87%) Selenium
6 22 (47.83%) WebDriver
7 19 (41.30%) C#
8 17 (36.96%) OO
9 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (34.78%) JIRA
9 16 (34.78%) Defect Management
10 15 (32.61%) Test Management
11 13 (28.26%) OOP
12 11 (23.91%) Performance Testing
12 11 (23.91%) TDD
12 11 (23.91%) Cucumber
12 11 (23.91%) JMeter
12 11 (23.91%) SoapUI
13 10 (21.74%) BDD
14 9 (19.57%) Finance
15 8 (17.39%) REST
16 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
17 6 (13.04%) Degree
17 6 (13.04%) JSON
17 6 (13.04%) XML
18 5 (10.87%) SOAP
18 5 (10.87%) Regression Testing
18 5 (10.87%) Gherkin
18 5 (10.87%) Functional Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 28 (60.87%) Selenium
2 22 (47.83%) WebDriver
3 16 (34.78%) JIRA
4 11 (23.91%) Cucumber
4 11 (23.91%) JMeter
4 11 (23.91%) SoapUI
5 4 (8.70%) Maven
6 3 (6.52%) Ant
6 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.17%) CasperJS
7 1 (2.17%) Concordion
7 1 (2.17%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.17%) JBehave
7 1 (2.17%) JUnit
7 1 (2.17%) TestNG
7 1 (2.17%) VectorCAST
7 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (67.39%) Web Services
2 8 (17.39%) REST
3 6 (13.04%) JSON
3 6 (13.04%) XML
4 5 (10.87%) Gherkin
4 5 (10.87%) SOAP
5 4 (8.70%) .NET
6 3 (6.52%) JDBC
6 3 (6.52%) RESTful
7 1 (2.17%) Ajax
7 1 (2.17%) Behat
7 1 (2.17%) CSS
7 1 (2.17%) HTML
7 1 (2.17%) HTML5
7 1 (2.17%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 34 (73.91%) Manual Testing
3 17 (36.96%) OO
4 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.78%) Defect Management
5 15 (32.61%) Test Management
6 13 (28.26%) OOP
7 11 (23.91%) Performance Testing
7 11 (23.91%) TDD
8 10 (21.74%) BDD
9 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
10 5 (10.87%) Functional Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Regression Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Software Delivery
11 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
12 3 (6.52%) Exploratory Testing
12 3 (6.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 38 (82.61%) Java
2 19 (41.30%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) C
3 1 (2.17%) C++
3 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.17%) Groovy
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) Jython
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Atlassian