The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 27 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 90 93
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.088% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.090% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £32,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.28%  
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 South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 707 1116 1187
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.52% 98.24% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 611 977 1005
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,929 £52,500 £52,000
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 South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in South Wales

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in South Wales
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago