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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 166 182 172
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 29 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.77% 0.25% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.26% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 26
Average salary £23,500 £26,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% -30.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
3598 3431 3957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.56% 95.57% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3033 2928 3409
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -7 14 £47,500 -5.00%
Farnborough -5 7 £23,500 -4.08%
Southampton - 6 £30,000 -
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 53 (100.00%) QA
2 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (64.15%) Ruby
3 34 (64.15%) E-Commerce
3 34 (64.15%) Cucumber
4 33 (62.26%) Gherkin
4 33 (62.26%) Open Source
5 32 (60.38%) C#
6 31 (58.49%) Selenium
6 31 (58.49%) Scrum
6 31 (58.49%) WebDriver
7 30 (56.60%) WATIR
7 30 (56.60%) Test Strategy
8 29 (54.72%) Relational Database
8 29 (54.72%) Test Scripting
8 29 (54.72%) ERP
8 29 (54.72%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (54.72%) RDBMS
9 28 (52.83%) SQL Server
9 28 (52.83%) TDD
9 28 (52.83%) BDD
10 27 (50.94%) JIRA
11 26 (49.06%) Refactoring
11 26 (49.06%) Pair Programming
11 26 (49.06%) HTML
11 26 (49.06%) .NET
11 26 (49.06%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (49.06%) Confluence
11 26 (49.06%) TeamCity
12 23 (43.40%) Mentoring

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 26 (49.06%) Confluence
2 22 (41.51%) IIS
3 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) Internet
2 6 (11.32%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (54.72%) Relational Database
1 29 (54.72%) RDBMS
2 28 (52.83%) SQL Server
3 22 (41.51%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 34 (64.15%) Cucumber
2 31 (58.49%) Selenium
2 31 (58.49%) WebDriver
3 30 (56.60%) WATIR
4 27 (50.94%) JIRA
5 26 (49.06%) TeamCity
6 22 (41.51%) Git (software)
6 22 (41.51%) Rhino Mocks
6 22 (41.51%) Moq
6 22 (41.51%) NCrunch
6 22 (41.51%) NUnit
6 22 (41.51%) ReSharper
7 4 (7.55%) JMeter
7 4 (7.55%) JUnit
7 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.77%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (1.89%) Xcode
10 1 (1.89%) eggPlant
General
1 12 (22.64%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (62.26%) Gherkin
2 26 (49.06%) HTML
2 26 (49.06%) .NET
3 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (41.51%) Spring.NET
3 22 (41.51%) StructureMap
3 22 (41.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 22 (41.51%) Castle Windsor
3 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 22 (41.51%) Dapper ORM
3 22 (41.51%) MSMQ
3 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET
3 22 (41.51%) CSS
3 22 (41.51%) jQuery
3 22 (41.51%) NHibernate
3 22 (41.51%) .NET Framework
4 6 (11.32%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (62.26%) Open Source
2 19 (35.85%) Blog
3 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.32%) Replication
5 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (64.15%) E-Commerce
3 31 (58.49%) Scrum
4 30 (56.60%) Test Strategy
5 29 (54.72%) Test Scripting
5 29 (54.72%) ERP
5 29 (54.72%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (52.83%) TDD
6 28 (52.83%) BDD
7 26 (49.06%) Refactoring
7 26 (49.06%) Pair Programming
7 26 (49.06%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (43.40%) Mentoring
9 22 (41.51%) MVC
10 19 (35.85%) Benchmarking
11 14 (26.42%) Software Testing
12 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
12 8 (15.09%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (11.32%) Regression Testing
13 6 (11.32%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) Ruby
2 32 (60.38%) C#
3 22 (41.51%) VB.NET
3 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.43%) PHP
5 4 (7.55%) Java
6 2 (3.77%) VBScript
7 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.89%) VB
7 1 (1.89%) SQL
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) ISEB
2 5 (9.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) RedPrairie
1 22 (41.51%) Endeca
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Avaya
3 2 (3.77%) Mitel