Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Farnborough during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Engineer
Hampshire > Farnborough
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 75 70
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 2 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 0.36% 1.76% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.81% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 10
Farnborough median annual salary £46,250 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.19% -4.62% +27.45%
10th Percentile £40,375 £28,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £51,125 £56,000 £39,750
Hampshire median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year +3.33% +20.00% +13.64%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Farnborough. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Farnborough
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 532 718 599
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 95.68% 97.42% 98.84%
Number of salaries quoted 445 602 518
Farnborough median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -2.44% +2.50%

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

Job postings that featured QA Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Farnborough.

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Farnborough

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Farnborough

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Farnborough region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RSpec
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) RSpec
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Farnborough, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago