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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 180 175 178
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 14 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.38% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 8
Average salary £35,000 £27,375 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.85% -39.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
3536 3727 3530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.59% 94.67% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2880 3121 3030
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 3 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 3 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 -19 8 £35,000 +34.61% 1
Southampton - 3 £33,750 -
Portsmouth +15 1 - - 1
Petersfield - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £22,000 -
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 29 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (44.83%) Software Testing
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) C#
4 11 (37.93%) ISEB
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (31.03%) Degree
6 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
6 8 (27.59%) .NET
7 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
7 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (20.69%) CGI
8 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
8 6 (20.69%) Replication
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.69%) Windows
8 6 (20.69%) CTI
8 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
8 6 (20.69%) Test Planning
9 5 (17.24%) SQL
9 5 (17.24%) Legal
9 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
10 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
11 3 (10.34%) Finance
11 3 (10.34%) PHP
11 3 (10.34%) Scrum
11 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) CTI
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) WATIR
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (17.24%) Legal
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) CGI
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Software Testing
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Test Planning
4 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Line Management
6 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.90%) User Stories
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
7 2 (6.90%) OOP
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.90%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) ISEB
2 9 (31.03%) Degree
3 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Farnborough, Hampshire
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
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