The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Farnborough region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
Hampshire / Farnborough
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.32% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +14.75%

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
309 308 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 98.41% 98.72% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 255 241 154
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 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Farnborough

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, QA Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) SDET
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation

QA Tester 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) SDET