The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire / Farnborough
Rank 38 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 17 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 5.00% 7.96% 6.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 62.96% 62.16% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 10
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
27 37 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 7.94% 12.80% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 26
Median salary £50,000 £40,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

The demand trend of job ads across the Farnborough region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Farnborough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Farnborough region with a requirement for QA.

1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) Java
3 20 (51.28%) Finance
4 17 (43.59%) Scrum
5 16 (41.03%) Python
6 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing
7 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 12 (30.77%) Spring
8 12 (30.77%) JSF
8 12 (30.77%) Ajax
8 12 (30.77%) WebSphere
8 12 (30.77%) Degree
8 12 (30.77%) Hibernate
8 12 (30.77%) System Testing
8 12 (30.77%) JMS
8 12 (30.77%) Oracle
8 12 (30.77%) JSP
8 12 (30.77%) Unix
8 12 (30.77%) Linux
8 12 (30.77%) HTML
8 12 (30.77%) J2EE
8 12 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
8 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
8 12 (30.77%) Apache Camel
9 11 (28.21%) SQL
9 11 (28.21%) TDD
9 11 (28.21%) Banking
10 10 (25.64%) Selenium

QA
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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.77%) WebSphere
1 12 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) GitHub
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 6 (15.38%) MySQL
1 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 10 (25.64%) Selenium
3 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
6 4 (10.26%) Gradle
6 4 (10.26%) SonarQube
6 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (51.28%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Banking
3 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
4 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
5 5 (12.82%) Electronics
5 5 (12.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Consultant
2 8 (20.51%) QA Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Quality Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Software QA Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Software Quality Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Automation Tester
4 4 (10.26%) QA Automation Tester
4 4 (10.26%) QA Tester
4 4 (10.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 4 (10.26%) Selenium Tester
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Leader
4 4 (10.26%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Ajax
1 12 (30.77%) Apache Camel
1 12 (30.77%) Hibernate
1 12 (30.77%) HTML
1 12 (30.77%) J2EE
1 12 (30.77%) JMS
1 12 (30.77%) JSF
1 12 (30.77%) JSP
1 12 (30.77%) Spring
1 12 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (25.64%) XML
3 9 (23.08%) .NET
4 8 (20.51%) J2SE
4 8 (20.51%) JDBC
4 8 (20.51%) Middleware
4 8 (20.51%) PrimeFaces
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
6 4 (10.26%) Drools
6 4 (10.26%) Java SE
6 4 (10.26%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.69%) Xbox
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
1 12 (30.77%) Unix
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Scrum
3 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing
4 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 12 (30.77%) System Testing
6 11 (28.21%) TDD
7 8 (20.51%) BDD
7 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
7 8 (20.51%) UML
7 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Coaching
8 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 6 (15.38%) ITIL
8 6 (15.38%) ITSM
8 6 (15.38%) Kanban
8 6 (15.38%) Line Management
8 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) Python
3 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 11 (28.21%) SQL
5 10 (25.64%) C#
6 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 8 (20.51%) Korn
7 8 (20.51%) PL/SQL
8 7 (17.95%) Ruby
9 6 (15.38%) C
9 6 (15.38%) Perl
10 2 (5.13%) C++
10 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) ISEB
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) vSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) VMware
3 5 (12.82%) SAP
4 4 (10.26%) BT
4 4 (10.26%) Terracotta
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis IT
Salary: Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago