Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salary (United Kingdom)

A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) earns an average salary of £26,579 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Java, Linux, Selenium Automated Test Tool, Regression Testing, and Acceptance Testing. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

£18,807 - £40,556
£19K
£28K
£41K
MEDIAN: £27,770
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50%
90%
£7.66 - £42.08
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£10
£42
MEDIAN: £10.44
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£0£41K
Salary £18,807 - £40,556
Bonus £0.00 - £3,041
Profit Sharing £400
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£18,541 - £41,266
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 336
Hourly Data £0£42
Hourly Rate £7.66 - £42.08
Overtime £11.50
Annual Data £0£41K
Bonus £0.00 - £3,041
Profit Sharing £400
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£18,541 - £41,266
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)

Some Test/Quality Assurance (QA) Engineers work with computer science-related applications. A lot of what they do involves making sure that software does what it's supposed to do. On a day-to-day basis, they create test plans and test cases to determine whether certain parts of the program function as written. When problems arise, they are responsible for finding and debugging rough spots in the code. QA Software Engineers also review user interfaces to ensure functionality and uniform design. They're present for every step of the software development process, interpreting and reporting testing results to their superiors and the rest of the software team.

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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Tasks

  • Automate test cases.
  • Verify fixes.
  • Validate and document completion of testing and development.
  • Find bugs, defects, and regressions.
  • Design, implement, execute and debug information technology test cases and scripts.

Common Career Paths for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)


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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £28,122

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Key Stats for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

▲20%

▲9%

National Average
₤28,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

▲32%

Linux
▲25%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▲24%

Regression Testing
▲18%

Acceptance Testing
▲16%

Test Planning
▲15%

.NET
▲9%


C#
▼0%

National Average
₤28,000


SQL
▼7%

Microsoft Word
▼10%

C# Programming Language
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 49%