The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 28 March 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 109 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.072% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.073% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £23,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1062 1368 1319
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.46% 98.13% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 885 1160 1135
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Wales

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Wales

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Wales region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago