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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 53 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.14% 0.83% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.84% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £29,500 £40,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.60% +63.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
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
346 238 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 98.86% 98.35% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 301 203 202
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Farnborough

QA Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA