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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 177 171 166
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 11 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.29% 0.20% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.21% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 26
Average salary £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £34,900 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
3654 3367 3971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.98% 95.01% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3173 2792 3277
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +10 7 £26,500 +6.00%
Southampton -18 3 £45,000 +63.63% 1
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (56.52%) Software Testing
3 11 (47.83%) Regression Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) C#
6 8 (34.78%) .NET
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
6 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
6 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (30.43%) Legal
8 4 (17.39%) ISEB
9 3 (13.04%) CTI
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.04%) Windows
9 3 (13.04%) CGI
9 3 (13.04%) Replication
9 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
10 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
10 2 (8.70%) Degree
10 2 (8.70%) SQL
11 1 (4.35%) Scrum
11 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
11 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
11 1 (4.35%) Selenium
11 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
11 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
11 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 7 (30.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Software Testing
2 11 (47.83%) Regression Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
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