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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 170 168 184
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 22 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.61% 0.66% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.70% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 11
Average salary £33,750 £28,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £43,750 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
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
3420 3723 3754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.24% 94.21% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2769 3053 3224
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Farnborough -21 7 £35,000 +34.61%
Southampton +10 5 £48,750 - 1
Portsmouth +6 4 £21,000 -55.78% 1
Petersfield - 3 - - 1
Aldershot - 1 £25,000 -
Eastleigh - 1 - - 1
Winchester - 1 £22,000 -
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 33 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) ISEB
4 13 (39.39%) C#
5 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 12 (36.36%) Degree
6 9 (27.27%) ISTQB
6 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Windows
8 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Test Planning
9 6 (18.18%) Selenium
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 6 (18.18%) PHP
9 6 (18.18%) .NET
9 6 (18.18%) CTI
9 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 6 (18.18%) CGI
9 6 (18.18%) Web Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Replication
9 6 (18.18%) Finance
10 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
10 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 5 (15.15%) Java
10 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
11 4 (12.12%) Waterfall

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) CTI
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Selenium
2 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.12%) WATIR
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Legal
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
1 6 (18.18%) CGI
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Replication
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Test Planning
5 6 (18.18%) Web Testing
6 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.09%) Agile Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Line Management
8 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Open Source
9 2 (6.06%) ITIL
9 2 (6.06%) OOP
9 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) PHP
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) ISEB
2 12 (36.36%) Degree
3 9 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Salary: £60,000-£65,000, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £650000 per annum + 30 days hol, flexitime
Posted: 11 days ago
Eastleigh
The People Network
Salary: good salary + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago