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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 168 185 183
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 17 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.51% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 8
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,900 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £28,700
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
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
3284 3666 3989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 97.83% 98.34% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2883 3040 3440
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Petersfield - 6 - - 1
Farnborough -16 4 £29,500 -27.60%
Southampton +2 3 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Portsmouth - 1 £25,000 - 1
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 23 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Selenium
4 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
4 7 (30.43%) PHP
4 7 (30.43%) ISEB
4 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (30.43%) PHPUnit
5 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
5 6 (26.09%) XHTML
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Web Services
5 6 (26.09%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) C#
5 6 (26.09%) HTML
5 6 (26.09%) OOP
5 6 (26.09%) OO
5 6 (26.09%) Content Management
5 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Degree
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Python
7 4 (17.39%) TDD
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) Firmware

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 (8.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Selenium
2 7 (30.43%) PHPUnit
3 3 (13.04%) Robot Framework
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
1 6 (26.09%) XHTML
1 6 (26.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Content Management
2 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
2 6 (26.09%) OO
2 6 (26.09%) OOP
2 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) CMMI
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) PHP
2 6 (26.09%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISEB
1 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Firmware
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
Posted: 17 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
Posted: 22 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Posted: 28 days ago