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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 24 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 6.02% 2.21% 6.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 72.22% 21.74% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 16
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £26,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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
18 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 8.33% 10.18% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 25
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £53,200 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Farnborough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) C#
3 12 (48.00%) .NET
4 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (28.00%) Legal
4 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (16.00%) Scrum
7 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 3 (12.00%) CRM
8 3 (12.00%) MCSE
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (12.00%) Banking
9 2 (8.00%) BBC
9 2 (8.00%) AS400
9 2 (8.00%) Selenium
9 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
9 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
9 2 (8.00%) Relational Database

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Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (28.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (28.00%) Legal
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Support Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Head of Development
3 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (4.00%) C Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Architect
4 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) SOAP
2 2 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) AS400
2 2 (8.00%) BBC
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) CAD
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.00%) Product Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) C++
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCSE
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
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