The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 156 154 178
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 23 43 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.63% 1.09% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.15% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 15
Average salary £32,500 £31,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.36% -15.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £23,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,250 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
QA Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3503 3741 3685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.19% 94.54% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2907 3041 3161
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Hampshire

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Hampshire

QA Engineer
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +11 7 £62,500 - 2
Portsmouth -10 4 £21,000 -55.78%
Farnborough -14 4 £27,750 +18.08% 1
Petersfield - 4 - -
Aldershot - 2 £25,000 -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Waterlooville - 1 £23,000 -
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited QA Engineer in their job title 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 with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 38 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) Software Testing
4 13 (34.21%) ISEB
5 12 (31.58%) C#
5 12 (31.58%) Degree
6 9 (23.68%) ISTQB
6 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Manual Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
8 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
8 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Performance Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Finance
8 7 (18.42%) PHP
9 6 (15.79%) .NET
9 6 (15.79%) Windows
9 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
9 6 (15.79%) Web Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
10 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (13.16%) Automation Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Test Planning
10 5 (13.16%) Selenium
10 5 (13.16%) Java
11 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
11 4 (10.53%) CSS
11 4 (10.53%) CGI
11 4 (10.53%) HTML

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited QA Engineer in their job title 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 with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) CTI
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Selenium
1 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.53%) WATIR
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Legal
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) CSS
2 4 (10.53%) CGI
2 4 (10.53%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) Software Testing
3 8 (21.05%) Manual Testing
3 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
4 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Performance Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Web Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 5 (13.16%) Automation Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Test Planning
7 4 (10.53%) Line Management
7 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Scrum
8 3 (7.89%) ITIL
8 3 (7.89%) OOP
8 3 (7.89%) Open Source
8 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) C#
2 7 (18.42%) PHP
3 5 (13.16%) Java
4 4 (10.53%) Ruby
5 3 (7.89%) SQL
6 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) ISEB
2 12 (31.58%) Degree
3 9 (23.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
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