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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.54% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.87%
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
354 301 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 95.93% 97.41% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 288 260 229
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SDET
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Python

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 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft