The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hampshire region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 170 166 176
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 16 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.46% 0.55% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.56% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 5
Median salary £45,000 £31,250 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,600 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £35,000 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
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
3359 3555 3777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 97.56% 97.96% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2961 2878 3087
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

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 25 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough +8 8 £42,500 +21.42%
Southampton -1 4 £52,500 +55.55%
Petersfield -18 3 - -
Portsmouth 0 1 £25,000 +19.04%
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (48.48%) Regression Testing
4 14 (42.42%) ISEB
4 14 (42.42%) ISTQB
5 13 (39.39%) TDD
5 13 (39.39%) Selenium
5 13 (39.39%) Python
6 11 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
8 8 (24.24%) Content Management
8 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Degree
8 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
8 8 (24.24%) XHTML
8 8 (24.24%) Finance
8 8 (24.24%) C#
8 8 (24.24%) HTML
8 8 (24.24%) SQL
8 8 (24.24%) Web Services
8 8 (24.24%) XML
8 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Robot Framework
9 7 (21.21%) Scrum
9 7 (21.21%) Firmware
9 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
10 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 6 (18.18%) Ruby
10 6 (18.18%) Linux
10 6 (18.18%) Cucumber

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) IaaS
1 2 (6.06%) PaaS
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Selenium
2 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
3 7 (21.21%) Robot Framework
4 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.12%) Mercurial
5 4 (12.12%) PHPUnit
6 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) HTML
1 8 (24.24%) Web Services
1 8 (24.24%) XHTML
1 8 (24.24%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Regression Testing
3 13 (39.39%) TDD
4 11 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Content Management
5 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
5 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) BDD
7 4 (12.12%) Test Management
8 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 3 (9.09%) OO
8 3 (9.09%) OOP
9 2 (6.06%) Agile Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Defect Management
9 2 (6.06%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Python
2 8 (24.24%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 6 (18.18%) Ruby
4 4 (12.12%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) ISEB
1 14 (42.42%) ISTQB
2 8 (24.24%) Degree
3 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Firmware