The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 169 185 172
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 24 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.61% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.24% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 13
Average salary £28,750 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3689 3731 3773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.89% 94.86% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3025 3204 3272
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Engineer
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -3 18 - -
Fareham - 2 £28,750 -
Farnborough +5 1 £26,000 -42.22%
Southampton - 1 - -
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 32 (100.00%) QA
2 29 (90.63%) C#
3 24 (75.00%) Test Scripting
4 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (65.63%) .NET
5 20 (62.50%) TDD
5 20 (62.50%) Scrum
5 20 (62.50%) BDD
6 19 (59.38%) WebDriver
6 19 (59.38%) Cucumber
6 19 (59.38%) MVC
6 19 (59.38%) Ruby
6 19 (59.38%) WATIR
6 19 (59.38%) Selenium
6 19 (59.38%) jQuery
6 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
6 19 (59.38%) HTML
6 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
6 19 (59.38%) VB.NET
6 19 (59.38%) E-Commerce
7 18 (56.25%) ERP
7 18 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (56.25%) RDBMS
7 18 (56.25%) MSMQ
7 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET
7 18 (56.25%) CSS
7 18 (56.25%) IIS
7 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (56.25%) Endeca
7 18 (56.25%) NHibernate

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 18 (56.25%) IIS
1 18 (56.25%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 18 (56.25%) RDBMS
2 18 (56.25%) RavenDB
2 18 (56.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) WATIR
1 19 (59.38%) Selenium
1 19 (59.38%) WebDriver
1 19 (59.38%) Cucumber
2 18 (56.25%) Rhino Mocks
2 18 (56.25%) Moq
2 18 (56.25%) NCrunch
2 18 (56.25%) TeamCity
2 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 18 (56.25%) NUnit
2 18 (56.25%) JIRA
2 18 (56.25%) ReSharper
3 2 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.13%) Xcode
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) eggPlant
General
1 18 (56.25%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) .NET
2 19 (59.38%) jQuery
2 19 (59.38%) HTML
3 18 (56.25%) Spring.NET
3 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (56.25%) StructureMap
3 18 (56.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 18 (56.25%) Castle Windsor
3 18 (56.25%) Gherkin
3 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 18 (56.25%) Dapper ORM
3 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 18 (56.25%) CSS
3 18 (56.25%) MSMQ
3 18 (56.25%) NHibernate
3 18 (56.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) CGI
4 1 (3.13%) Ajax
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Open Source
2 12 (37.50%) Blog
3 6 (18.75%) EFT
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (62.50%) TDD
3 20 (62.50%) Scrum
3 20 (62.50%) BDD
4 19 (59.38%) MVC
4 19 (59.38%) E-Commerce
5 18 (56.25%) ERP
5 18 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (56.25%) Pair Programming
5 18 (56.25%) Refactoring
5 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (56.25%) Test Strategy
6 12 (37.50%) Benchmarking
7 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.25%) ATDD
10 1 (3.13%) Stress Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) C#
2 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
2 19 (59.38%) VB.NET
2 19 (59.38%) Ruby
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) VBScript
5 1 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Endeca
1 18 (56.25%) RedPrairie
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Avaya
2 2 (6.25%) Mitel
3 1 (3.13%) Telerik