The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Farnborough during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 52 41
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Farnborough - 1.15% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.16% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Median salary - £29,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -27.60%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  

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 293 344 230
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 97.67% 98.85% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 244 299 196
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -10.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Farnborough that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

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 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 29 April 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%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP