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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 152 176 179
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 44 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.10% 0.34% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.36% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 21
Average salary £23,500 £28,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.07% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
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
3789 3629 3996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.82% 94.95% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3123 3126 3441
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £56,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Portsmouth +11 31 £47,500 -5.00%
Southampton - 6 - -
Farnborough -8 4 £23,500 -9.61% 1
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 49 (100.00%) QA
2 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (69.39%) Ruby
3 34 (69.39%) E-Commerce
3 34 (69.39%) Cucumber
4 33 (67.35%) Gherkin
4 33 (67.35%) Open Source
5 31 (63.27%) WebDriver
5 31 (63.27%) Selenium
5 31 (63.27%) Scrum
6 30 (61.22%) C#
6 30 (61.22%) WATIR
7 29 (59.18%) Test Scripting
7 29 (59.18%) Relational Database
7 29 (59.18%) Test Strategy
7 29 (59.18%) ERP
7 29 (59.18%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (59.18%) RDBMS
8 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
8 28 (57.14%) TDD
8 28 (57.14%) BDD
9 27 (55.10%) JIRA
10 26 (53.06%) Refactoring
10 26 (53.06%) Pair Programming
10 26 (53.06%) HTML
10 26 (53.06%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (53.06%) TeamCity
10 26 (53.06%) Confluence
11 24 (48.98%) .NET
12 23 (46.94%) Mentoring

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 26 (53.06%) Confluence
2 22 (44.90%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) Internet
2 6 (12.24%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (59.18%) RDBMS
1 29 (59.18%) Relational Database
2 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 22 (44.90%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 34 (69.39%) Cucumber
2 31 (63.27%) WebDriver
2 31 (63.27%) Selenium
3 30 (61.22%) WATIR
4 27 (55.10%) JIRA
5 26 (53.06%) TeamCity
6 22 (44.90%) Git (software)
6 22 (44.90%) Rhino Mocks
6 22 (44.90%) Moq
6 22 (44.90%) ReSharper
6 22 (44.90%) NUnit
6 22 (44.90%) NCrunch
7 4 (8.16%) JUnit
7 4 (8.16%) JMeter
7 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (2.04%) Xcode
9 1 (2.04%) eggPlant
9 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (24.49%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (67.35%) Gherkin
2 26 (53.06%) HTML
3 24 (48.98%) .NET
4 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET
4 22 (44.90%) CSS
4 22 (44.90%) MSMQ
4 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 22 (44.90%) Dapper ORM
4 22 (44.90%) NHibernate
4 22 (44.90%) .NET Framework
4 22 (44.90%) jQuery
4 22 (44.90%) Spring.NET
4 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (44.90%) StructureMap
4 22 (44.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 22 (44.90%) Castle Windsor
5 6 (12.24%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (67.35%) Open Source
2 19 (38.78%) Blog
3 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
4 6 (12.24%) Replication
5 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (69.39%) E-Commerce
3 31 (63.27%) Scrum
4 29 (59.18%) ERP
4 29 (59.18%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (59.18%) Test Scripting
4 29 (59.18%) Test Strategy
5 28 (57.14%) BDD
5 28 (57.14%) TDD
6 26 (53.06%) Pair Programming
6 26 (53.06%) Refactoring
6 26 (53.06%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (46.94%) Mentoring
8 22 (44.90%) MVC
9 19 (38.78%) Benchmarking
10 13 (26.53%) Software Testing
11 8 (16.33%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
12 6 (12.24%) Test Planning
13 4 (8.16%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) Ruby
2 30 (61.22%) C#
3 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 22 (44.90%) VB.NET
4 5 (10.20%) PHP
5 4 (8.16%) Java
6 2 (4.08%) VBScript
7 1 (2.04%) VB
7 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.04%) SQL
7 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) ISEB
2 5 (10.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Endeca
1 22 (44.90%) RedPrairie
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Avaya
2 2 (4.08%) Mitel
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22,000 - 25,000
Posted: 6 days ago