The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
England / Yorkshire
Rank 212 235 264
Rank change year-on-year +23 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 26 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.48% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.38% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 2
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,450 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £37,500 £32,250
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 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5241 6267 7237
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.67% 97.19% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4558 5217 5843
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Engineer in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Engineer in Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
South Yorkshire +12 13 £30,000 +16.50%
West Yorkshire +10 9 £37,500 +7.14%
North Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) QA
2 32 (86.49%) Selenium
3 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (67.57%) Automated Testing
5 20 (54.05%) Java
6 16 (43.24%) TDD
7 15 (40.54%) Test Automation
8 14 (37.84%) C#
9 13 (35.14%) SQL
9 13 (35.14%) TestNG
9 13 (35.14%) NUnit
10 12 (32.43%) JIRA
11 11 (29.73%) Test Strategy
12 10 (27.03%) OO
12 10 (27.03%) Subversion
13 9 (24.32%) Process Management
14 8 (21.62%) Scrum
14 8 (21.62%) Ruby
14 8 (21.62%) Manual Testing
14 8 (21.62%) QA Automation
14 8 (21.62%) Cucumber
15 7 (18.92%) Capybara
15 7 (18.92%) Calabash
15 7 (18.92%) Continuous Deployment
15 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
15 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
15 7 (18.92%) Fiddler
16 5 (13.51%) Finance
16 5 (13.51%) Apple
16 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (8.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (86.49%) Selenium
2 13 (35.14%) NUnit
2 13 (35.14%) TestNG
3 12 (32.43%) JIRA
4 10 (27.03%) Subversion
5 8 (21.62%) Cucumber
6 7 (18.92%) Calabash
6 7 (18.92%) Capybara
6 7 (18.92%) Fiddler
6 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
7 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
7 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.70%) JMeter
8 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) CSS3
2 1 (2.70%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) HTML5
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
2 1 (2.70%) JMS
2 1 (2.70%) jQuery
2 1 (2.70%) JSP
2 1 (2.70%) Servlets
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) WPF
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Digital Media
1 3 (8.11%) iPad
1 3 (8.11%) User Experience
2 1 (2.70%) e-Health
2 1 (2.70%) Fintech
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
2 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (67.57%) Automated Testing
3 16 (43.24%) TDD
4 15 (40.54%) Test Automation
5 11 (29.73%) Test Strategy
6 10 (27.03%) OO
7 9 (24.32%) Process Management
8 8 (21.62%) Manual Testing
8 8 (21.62%) QA Automation
8 8 (21.62%) Scrum
9 7 (18.92%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
10 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
11 4 (10.81%) Validation
12 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
12 3 (8.11%) BDD
12 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (8.11%) Defect Management
12 3 (8.11%) Test Planning
12 3 (8.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) C#
3 13 (35.14%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) Ruby
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ISEB
1 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Apple
2 4 (10.81%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft