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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 52 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.56% 1.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
QA Tester
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
343 350 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 96.08% 99.15% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 284 296 154
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 12 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft