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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 40 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.38% 4.79% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 4.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £23,500 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
253 163 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 96.56% 97.60% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 203 158 177
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft