The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 54 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.24% 0.74% 4.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.78% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 8
Average salary £27,750 £23,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.08% -9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £23,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
QA Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
307 258 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 95.34% 95.91% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 264 210 157
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Farnborough

QA Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Legal
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Big Data
6 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
Farnborough, Hampshire
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