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|QA Engineer salaries - 5 salaries reported||£49,791/yr|
The average salary for a QA Engineer is £45,870 per year in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 970 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a QA Engineer employees in United Kingdom.
The highest salary for a QA Engineer in United Kingdom is £58,643 per year.
The lowest salary for a QA Engineer in United Kingdom is £36,481 per year.
Pay for quality assurance engineers (QA) is over the national average salary and with experience can reach almost six figures. Jobs based in London, Guildford and Nottingham tend to pay higher salaries than those in the rest of the country. Quality assurance engineers working for high profile software companies can earn the highest salaries. Candidates who work for software publishers and manufacturers tend to earn higher pay than those who work for insurance carriers or management companies.
To increase your professional credibility, consider professional certification, such as the QAI Global Institute’s Certified Software Test Engineer qualification. Showcase your QA expertise by creating a portfolio to highlight the projects you've worked on, and take some time to hone your soft skills such as communication and analytical thinking to help take your career as a QA engineer to the next level.
Whether you've just started browsing QA engineer jobs or you’re looking for a pay rise in your current salary as a QA engineer, negotiating is a good skill to learn. Firstly, make sure you’ve done your homework and you know the average salary in your industry for your position to help you determine an appropriate figure. If you're still unsure, around a 10% increase is a fair number. Use your portfolio and performance to showcase all the reasons why you deserve a higher salary. Focus on your professional development and certifications you've gained, skills you've learned, and successful projects you've worked on. Keep your examples specific, and arm yourself with confidence.
About 74.56% of QA Engineer professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional £2,606 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of a QA Engineer in United Kingdom as a good salary.
QA Engineer professionals in United Kingdom have a wide total pay range, between £29,953 and £74,791 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of £45,870 following the average career path of a QA Engineer.