The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Farnborough with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire / Farnborough
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 28 26
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2  
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 35 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 4.14% 9.92% 6.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.00% 50.72% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 13
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Farnborough with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Farnborough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 25 69 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 7.96% 19.55% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 16
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £29,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Farnborough citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Farnborough

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Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Salary trend for QA in Farnborough

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Salary Histogram in Farnborough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Farnborough over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Farnborough

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Farnborough region with a requirement for QA.

1 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (67.65%) Finance
3 22 (64.71%) Java
4 18 (52.94%) Unit Testing
5 16 (47.06%) SQL
6 14 (41.18%) Automated Testing
7 13 (38.24%) Spring
7 13 (38.24%) JSF
7 13 (38.24%) Ajax
7 13 (38.24%) WebSphere
7 13 (38.24%) System Testing
7 13 (38.24%) Degree
7 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
7 13 (38.24%) HTML
7 13 (38.24%) J2EE
7 13 (38.24%) Oracle
7 13 (38.24%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (38.24%) JSP
7 13 (38.24%) Unix
7 13 (38.24%) JMS
7 13 (38.24%) Hibernate
7 13 (38.24%) Scrum
7 13 (38.24%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (38.24%) Shell Script
8 12 (35.29%) Linux
9 10 (29.41%) Python
9 10 (29.41%) C#
9 10 (29.41%) .NET
9 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
9 10 (29.41%) PowerShell

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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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (38.24%) WebSphere
1 13 (38.24%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) GitHub
3 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
2 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
3 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
4 6 (17.65%) Selenium
5 4 (11.76%) Gradle
5 4 (11.76%) SonarQube
6 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Banking
2 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (14.71%) Electronics
3 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
3 5 (14.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Consultant
2 10 (29.41%) Developer
3 7 (20.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 5 (14.71%) QA Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Quality Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Software QA Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Software Quality Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Java Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) Technical Leader
7 3 (8.82%) Automation Tester
7 3 (8.82%) QA Automation Tester
7 3 (8.82%) QA Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Tester
8 2 (5.88%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (5.88%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) Ajax
1 13 (38.24%) Hibernate
1 13 (38.24%) HTML
1 13 (38.24%) J2EE
1 13 (38.24%) JMS
1 13 (38.24%) JSF
1 13 (38.24%) JSP
1 13 (38.24%) Spring
1 13 (38.24%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (29.41%) .NET
3 9 (26.47%) Apache Camel
3 9 (26.47%) Middleware
3 9 (26.47%) PrimeFaces
4 8 (23.53%) Java SE
5 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
5 7 (20.59%) WinForms
5 7 (20.59%) WPF
6 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (14.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Unix
2 12 (35.29%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Unit Testing
3 14 (41.18%) Automated Testing
4 13 (38.24%) Scrum
4 13 (38.24%) System Testing
5 10 (29.41%) TDD
6 9 (26.47%) UML
6 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (20.59%) DevOps
7 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
8 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.71%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (14.71%) Manual Testing
8 5 (14.71%) MVC
8 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
8 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
9 4 (11.76%) BDD
10 3 (8.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) Java
2 16 (47.06%) SQL
3 13 (38.24%) Shell Script
4 10 (29.41%) C#
4 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
4 10 (29.41%) Python
5 5 (14.71%) Korn
5 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
5 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.82%) Perl
6 3 (8.82%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) BT
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.71%) SAP
5 4 (11.76%) Terracotta
6 3 (8.82%) VMware
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