The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Farnborough region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 57 47 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 5 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.39% 0.68% 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.70% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 10
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% +30.76%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
345 286 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 96.10% 97.28% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 285 219 167
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

The demand trend of job ads across the Farnborough region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Farnborough region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (83.33%) Python
3 8 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Selenium
5 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 6 (50.00%) ISEB
5 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (41.67%) BDD
6 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
6 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Test Management
6 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
6 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (41.67%) Ruby
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Java
6 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
7 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
7 4 (33.33%) Scrum
7 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
7 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (33.33%) SAP
7 4 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (33.33%) Marketing
7 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (33.33%) Electronics

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Electronics
2 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Test Management
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft