Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire > Farnborough
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 50 50
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 29 38 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 4.22% 4.91% 5.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.25% 38.00% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 32
Farnborough median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +46.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £26,000 £35,775 £26,375
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £61,000
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year -3.41% +12.10% -1.88%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Farnborough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 80 100 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 11.63% 12.92% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 60 59 86
Farnborough median annual salary £36,500 £47,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.16% +18.01% -5.29%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,600 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,875 £68,750 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Farnborough.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Farnborough

QA
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

QA
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Farnborough over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (41.38%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) Python
2 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) BDD
2 11 (37.93%) SDLC
3 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
3 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) TDD
3 10 (34.48%) Selenium
4 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
4 9 (31.03%) Manufacturing
4 9 (31.03%) SAP
4 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
4 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
5 7 (24.14%) Degree
6 6 (20.69%) Ruby
6 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
6 6 (20.69%) SQL
6 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.24%) Presales
7 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
7 5 (17.24%) ISEB
7 5 (17.24%) Windows
7 5 (17.24%) Linux
7 5 (17.24%) SAP FI
7 5 (17.24%) Publishing
7 5 (17.24%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (17.24%) Scrum

QA
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 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.90%) GemFire
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) SAP CO
1 5 (17.24%) SAP FI
1 5 (17.24%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) GitHub
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
2 2 (6.90%) HBase
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Selenium
2 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
2 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.24%) JIRA
5 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
5 4 (13.79%) IntelliJ
5 4 (13.79%) JUnit
5 4 (13.79%) RSpec
6 2 (6.90%) Gradle
6 2 (6.90%) JMeter
6 2 (6.90%) SonarQube
6 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Manufacturing
3 5 (17.24%) Publishing
3 5 (17.24%) Retail
4 4 (13.79%) Electronics
4 4 (13.79%) Financial Institution
4 4 (13.79%) Marketing
4 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (10.34%) Banking
6 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) SAP Architect
3 5 (17.24%) SAP Financial Architect
3 5 (17.24%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Automation Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Data Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Data Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Python Developer
4 4 (13.79%) QA Automation Tester
4 4 (13.79%) QA Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) QA Tester
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Data Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) JSON
1 4 (13.79%) Middleware
1 4 (13.79%) RESTful
1 4 (13.79%) Spring
1 4 (13.79%) Spring Integration
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) J2EE
3 2 (6.90%) Kafka
3 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (6.90%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) LAMP
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Fintech
2 4 (13.79%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) BDD
1 11 (37.93%) SDLC
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) TDD
2 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
3 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
4 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
5 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
5 5 (17.24%) Presales
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
6 4 (13.79%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) OOP
6 4 (13.79%) Open Source
6 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
6 4 (13.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) Python
3 6 (20.69%) Ruby
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) Perl
4 4 (13.79%) R
4 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.90%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) ISEB
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) HDFS
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.45%) VMware