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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 49 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.19% 4.19% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 4.42% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £21,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.78% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
310 430 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 92.26% 94.71% 93.14%
Number of salaries quoted 260 352 371
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
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 22 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) WATIR
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) WATIR
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
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