The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 171 181
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 6 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.20% 0.57% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.59% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 11
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2851 3397 3592
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 96.78% 97.61% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2530 2964 2949
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £56,750
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 Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Hampshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Hampshire

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Engineer in Hampshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Engineer in Hampshire

QA Engineer
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +10 2 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Farnborough +1 1 £45,000 +45.16% 1
Andover - 1 £57,500 -
QA Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Hampshire region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) QA
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) Selenium
4 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
4 7 (46.67%) ISEB
5 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Ruby
6 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 4 (26.67%) OOP
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 3 (20.00%) Linux
8 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
9 2 (13.33%) Xamarin
9 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.67%) Codeception
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Moq
4 1 (6.67%) NUnit
4 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
4 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.67%) TestRail
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) OOP
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
7 2 (13.33%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
8 1 (6.67%) SOA
8 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) F#
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £375 - £425 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago