The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Farnborough region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.94% 2.52% 3.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.29% 13.79% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 4
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £46,750 £54,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
17 29 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 8.33% 18.24% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 14
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £48,800 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Hampshire

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

QA
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

QA Salary Trend in Farnborough

QA
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Farnborough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Cadence
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Management
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) SLA
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Statistics
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) BBC
4 1 (7.69%) Handset
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) MS Office
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.69%) Symbian
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell

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Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Programme Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Wintel Support
3 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Product Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) BBC
2 1 (7.69%) Handset
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Management
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Management
1 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
1 4 (30.77%) Cadence
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Symbian
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago