The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 30 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 187 216
Rank change year-on-year +6 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 9 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.25% 0.36% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.37% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 1
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
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 West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3535 4292 4940
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.87% 96.86% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3140 3559 3943
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in West Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in West Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Leeds +13 9 £37,500 +7.14% 1
QA Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Yorkshire region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (83.33%) Selenium
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (58.33%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Validation
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) ISEB
6 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 4 (33.33%) JIRA
6 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (16.67%) Process Management
8 2 (16.67%) Data Security
8 2 (16.67%) JavaScript

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) JMS
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) JSP
2 1 (8.33%) Servlets
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) e-Health
1 1 (8.33%) Fintech
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (33.33%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) Data Security
6 2 (16.67%) Process Management
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
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