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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
Hampshire / Farnborough
Rank 56 51 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.32% 0.64% 3.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.65% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Median salary £57,500 £29,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+94.91% +11.32%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
313 308 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 98.74% 98.72% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 259 241 156
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 28 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Marketing
2 5 (83.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) Electronics
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber

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:

Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 5 (83.33%) Electronics
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
1 5 (83.33%) Marketing
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Programme Management
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) SAP