Period
to 23 January 2019

The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 70 126
Rank change year-on-year +1 +56 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 46 74 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 3.68% 4.13% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 4.26% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 35 53 13
Nottingham median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% +37.10%
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £55,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.71% +2.94% +37.10%

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 1,212 1,738 1,957
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 96.99% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 965 1,531 1,579
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%

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 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for QA Engineer in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 Nottingham region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) QA
2 45 (97.83%) Test Automation
3 41 (89.13%) Java
4 38 (82.61%) Selenium
5 36 (78.26%) C#
6 35 (76.09%) SDLC
7 34 (73.91%) Zephyr
7 34 (73.91%) JIRA
7 34 (73.91%) Test Management
8 29 (63.04%) JMeter
8 29 (63.04%) OOP
8 29 (63.04%) OO
8 29 (63.04%) WebDriver
8 29 (63.04%) SoapUI
9 27 (58.70%) Scrum
10 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (54.35%) Scenario Testing
12 23 (50.00%) Defect Management
13 18 (39.13%) Unit Testing
13 18 (39.13%) API Testing
13 18 (39.13%) Functional Testing
13 18 (39.13%) Non-Functional Testing
13 18 (39.13%) User Stories
13 18 (39.13%) Subversion
13 18 (39.13%) Project Planning
13 18 (39.13%) Git (software)
13 18 (39.13%) Exploratory Testing
14 16 (34.78%) Web Services
14 16 (34.78%) QA Automation
15 15 (32.61%) Problem-Solving

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Multicast
1 1 (2.17%) Softphone
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 38 (82.61%) Selenium
2 34 (73.91%) JIRA
2 34 (73.91%) Zephyr
3 29 (63.04%) JMeter
3 29 (63.04%) SoapUI
3 29 (63.04%) WebDriver
4 18 (39.13%) Git (software)
4 18 (39.13%) Subversion
5 13 (28.26%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (15.22%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) Web Services
2 7 (15.22%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Solaris
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (97.83%) Test Automation
2 35 (76.09%) SDLC
3 34 (73.91%) Test Management
4 29 (63.04%) OO
4 29 (63.04%) OOP
5 27 (58.70%) Scrum
6 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (54.35%) Scenario Testing
8 23 (50.00%) Defect Management
9 18 (39.13%) API Testing
9 18 (39.13%) Exploratory Testing
9 18 (39.13%) Functional Testing
9 18 (39.13%) Non-Functional Testing
9 18 (39.13%) Project Planning
9 18 (39.13%) Unit Testing
9 18 (39.13%) User Stories
10 16 (34.78%) QA Automation
11 15 (32.61%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
12 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) Java
2 36 (78.26%) C#
3 2 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
1 9 (19.57%) ISEB
1 9 (19.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Reuters