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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 178 196 162
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 7 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.21% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 9
Average salary £34,000 £26,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.30% -15.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,750 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
3249 3806 3299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 97.54% 97.72% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2876 3281 2741
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 11 February 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
(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
Southampton +7 4 £37,500 -
Farnborough -29 2 £29,500 +11.32% 1
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (51.85%) Software Testing
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) PHP
4 11 (40.74%) Selenium
5 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 8 (29.63%) PHPUnit
7 7 (25.93%) OOP
8 6 (22.22%) Regression Testing
8 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
9 5 (18.52%) OO
9 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
10 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
10 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
10 4 (14.81%) ISEB
10 4 (14.81%) CSS
10 4 (14.81%) HTML
11 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 3 (11.11%) Ruby
11 3 (11.11%) Degree
12 2 (7.41%) Line Management
12 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
12 2 (7.41%) Ajax
12 2 (7.41%) Web Development
12 2 (7.41%) jQuery
12 2 (7.41%) WATIR
12 2 (7.41%) Web Testing
12 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Selenium
2 8 (29.63%) PHPUnit
3 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.41%) WATIR
5 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) Ajax
2 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
2 2 (7.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (51.85%) Software Testing
2 7 (25.93%) OOP
3 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 5 (18.52%) OO
5 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Line Management
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Web Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Defect Management
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) SDLC
7 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) PHP
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) Ruby
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (100.00%) QA
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