The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank - - 49
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
QA Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
382 277 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 98.71% 97.88% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 353 261 285
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Portsmouth region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Portsmouth

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 13 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Ruby
1 13 (100.00%) QA
1 13 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 13 (100.00%) Open Source
1 13 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 9 (69.23%) Mentoring
2 9 (69.23%) Relational Database
2 9 (69.23%) WebDriver
2 9 (69.23%) Test Strategy
2 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
2 9 (69.23%) WATIR
2 9 (69.23%) Selenium
2 9 (69.23%) Scrum
2 9 (69.23%) ERP
2 9 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (69.23%) RDBMS
3 8 (61.54%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Pair Programming
3 8 (61.54%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 8 (61.54%) JIRA
3 8 (61.54%) Refactoring
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (61.54%) TeamCity
3 8 (61.54%) Confluence
3 8 (61.54%) BDD
3 8 (61.54%) Kalman Filter

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (61.54%) Confluence
2 4 (30.77%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) RDBMS
1 9 (69.23%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (69.23%) WebDriver
2 9 (69.23%) WATIR
2 9 (69.23%) Selenium
3 8 (61.54%) TeamCity
3 8 (61.54%) JIRA
4 4 (30.77%) ReSharper
4 4 (30.77%) JUnit
4 4 (30.77%) JMeter
4 4 (30.77%) NUnit
4 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 4 (30.77%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (30.77%) Moq
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (30.77%) NCrunch
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) MSMQ
3 4 (30.77%) NHibernate
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) Spring.NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (30.77%) StructureMap
3 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (30.77%) Castle Windsor
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (30.77%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Open Source
2 5 (38.46%) Blog
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) ERP
2 9 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (69.23%) Scrum
2 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
2 9 (69.23%) Test Strategy
2 9 (69.23%) Mentoring
3 8 (61.54%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (61.54%) BDD
3 8 (61.54%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Pair Programming
3 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 8 (61.54%) Refactoring
4 5 (38.46%) Benchmarking
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (61.54%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Endeca
1 4 (30.77%) RedPrairie