The median annual salary for a Quality Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Quality Engineer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 893 948
Rank change year-on-year +54 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 35 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.043% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 29 31 30
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £52,300
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £32,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +5.46% -9.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Quality Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Quality Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Engineer in the UK

Quality Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Quality Engineer in the UK

Quality Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Engineer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Quality Engineer in the UK

Quality Engineer
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 32 £38,000 -15.55% 11
London +24 15 £62,500 +38.88% 3
South East +61 11 £32,000 -1.53% 2
East Sussex +11 7 £30,000 -6.25%
City of London +30 5 £70,000 +7.69%
Brighton +17 5 £30,000 -6.25%
Cardiff - 3 £42,500 -
South Wales - 3 £42,500 -
Wales - 3 £42,500 -
Reading +19 2 - -
Berkshire +17 2 - -
East of England +1 2 £33,750 -25.00% 2
West Midlands - 2 £22,500 - 1
Hastings - 2 £38,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £22,500 -
Cambridgeshire -17 1 £33,750 -25.00% 1
Essex - 1 - -
West End of London - 1 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 - 1
North East - 1 £32,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £33,750 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 £32,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £35,000 - 1
Redhill - 1 £32,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £36,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Durham - 1 £32,000 -
Surrey - 1 £32,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £36,500 -

Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Quality 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 featuring Quality Engineer in the job title.

1 67 (88.16%) QA
2 51 (67.11%) Test Automation
3 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (32.89%) Finance
5 23 (30.26%) Selenium
6 22 (28.95%) Degree
7 21 (27.63%) Java
7 21 (27.63%) Linux
8 19 (25.00%) Python
9 18 (23.68%) JIRA
9 18 (23.68%) Computer Science
10 17 (22.37%) Cucumber
11 16 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (21.05%) Git (software)
11 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
11 16 (21.05%) SQL
12 15 (19.74%) Software Testing
13 14 (18.42%) Test Management
14 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
14 13 (17.11%) OO
15 12 (15.79%) Unix
15 12 (15.79%) Subversion
16 11 (14.47%) Performance Testing
16 11 (14.47%) Manual Testing
16 11 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (14.47%) Process Improvement
17 10 (13.16%) Product Management
17 10 (13.16%) Computer Science Degree
17 10 (13.16%) ISTQB
17 10 (13.16%) C#

Quality Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) BrowserStack
1 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.32%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) MySQL
2 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) Selenium
2 18 (23.68%) JIRA
3 17 (22.37%) Cucumber
4 16 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 12 (15.79%) Subversion
6 8 (10.53%) Eclipse
6 8 (10.53%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.26%) Bugzilla
7 4 (5.26%) Gatling
7 4 (5.26%) JMeter
8 3 (3.95%) Calabash
8 3 (3.95%) Protractor
9 2 (2.63%) Capybara
10 1 (1.32%) Appium
10 1 (1.32%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.32%) Mocha
10 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (32.89%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Banking
3 7 (9.21%) Advertising
4 6 (7.89%) Games
5 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.63%) Back Office
6 2 (2.63%) Electronics
6 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Military
6 2 (2.63%) Publishing
6 2 (2.63%) Retail
7 1 (1.32%) Front Office
7 1 (1.32%) Legal
7 1 (1.32%) Marketing
7 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) HTML
2 6 (7.89%) XML
3 5 (6.58%) HTML5
4 4 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (5.26%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.95%) .NET
5 3 (3.95%) Behat
5 3 (3.95%) CSS
6 2 (2.63%) JSON
6 2 (2.63%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.32%) Django
7 1 (1.32%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (1.32%) Node.js
7 1 (1.32%) REST
7 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.58%) Cyber Attack
3 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 4 (5.26%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (2.63%) Derivative
4 2 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.32%) Equities
5 1 (1.32%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Linux
2 12 (15.79%) Unix
3 7 (9.21%) Windows
4 2 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (67.11%) Test Automation
2 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 15 (19.74%) Software Testing
5 14 (18.42%) Test Management
6 13 (17.11%) OO
7 11 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (14.47%) Manual Testing
7 11 (14.47%) Performance Testing
7 11 (14.47%) Process Improvement
8 10 (13.16%) Product Management
9 9 (11.84%) Test Strategy
10 8 (10.53%) Regression Testing
11 7 (9.21%) Quality Management
11 7 (9.21%) Test Scripting
11 7 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (6.58%) OOD
12 5 (6.58%) Project Management
12 5 (6.58%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) Java
2 19 (25.00%) Python
3 16 (21.05%) SQL
4 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.16%) C#
6 6 (7.89%) C++
6 6 (7.89%) Ruby
7 3 (3.95%) C
7 3 (3.95%) Go
7 3 (3.95%) Perl
7 3 (3.95%) PHP
7 3 (3.95%) Scala
7 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) Degree
2 10 (13.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (13.16%) ISTQB
3 7 (9.21%) ISEB
4 6 (7.89%) HNC
5 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.63%) PMP
6 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (88.16%) QA
2 5 (6.58%) ISO 9000
2 5 (6.58%) ISO 9001
3 4 (5.26%) ISO 14001
3 4 (5.26%) ISO 22301
3 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.63%) SLA
5 1 (1.32%) ISO 13485
5 1 (1.32%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Oracle
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 10% and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Home working
Posted: 3 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £63,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 7.5% bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PAREXEL International
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capital One
Posted: 26 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago