The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 6.43% 1.75% 7.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 18.75% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 18
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,600 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
QA
Hampshire

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
22 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 12.87% 9.36% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 25
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) C#
2 13 (46.43%) .NET
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 12 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 10 (35.71%) Regression Testing
5 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) Legal
5 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.86%) Finance
8 4 (14.29%) BBC
8 4 (14.29%) Java
8 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.29%) User Experience
9 3 (10.71%) CRM
9 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
9 3 (10.71%) Selenium
10 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
10 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 2 (7.14%) Degree
10 2 (7.14%) SOAP
10 2 (7.14%) AS400
10 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
10 2 (7.14%) ISEB

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.57%) QUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (25.00%) Legal
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) QA Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Head of Development
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Junior
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Architect
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) WebGL
3 1 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) BBC
2 4 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) AS400
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Regression Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) CRM
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (3.57%) BDD
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.57%) UML
8 1 (3.57%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Time Management
8 1 (3.57%) TDD
8 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C#
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
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