Period
to 5 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Quality Engineer was £51,880 in advertised job vacancies in Stockport during the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Engineer
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 48 -
Rank change year-on-year +28 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 14 9 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Stockport 11.11% 3.08% -
As % of the Job Titles category 11.48% 3.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 0
Median annual salary £51,880 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.67% - -
Manchester median annual salary £51,880 £43,140 -
% change year-on-year +20.26% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport. 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
Stockport
Permanent vacancies in Stockport with a recognized job title 122 275 372
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 94.18% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 94 250 290
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £20,450
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Quality Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

Job postings that featured Quality Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Stockport.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Engineer in Stockport

Quality Engineer
Salary Trend in Stockport

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Quality Engineer in Stockport.

Salary trend for Quality Engineer in Stockport

Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, Quality 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 Stockport region featuring Quality Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Scrum
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Banking
1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
1 14 (100.00%) Kanban
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 14 (100.00%) Confluence
1 14 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 14 (100.00%) SDLC
1 14 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 14 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 14 (100.00%) User Stories
2 9 (64.29%) BDD
2 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Benchmarking
3 4 (28.57%) QA
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps

Quality Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 14 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 14 (100.00%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 14 (100.00%) Kanban
1 14 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 14 (100.00%) Scrum
1 14 (100.00%) SDLC
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 14 (100.00%) User Stories
2 9 (64.29%) BDD
2 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Benchmarking
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA