The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aldershot region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 9 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aldershot 17.58% 2.73% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.11% 75.00% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 1
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
QA
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aldershot region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Aldershot
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
38 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aldershot 41.76% 3.64% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 8
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Aldershot

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Aldershot region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Aldershot

QA
Salary Trend in Aldershot

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

QA Salary Trend in Aldershot

QA
Salary Histogram in Aldershot

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Aldershot region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Aldershot

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aldershot

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Aldershot region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 14 (53.85%) Mentoring
2 12 (46.15%) Waterfall
2 12 (46.15%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Change Management
3 8 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
3 8 (30.77%) Workflow
3 8 (30.77%) Project Planning
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) Reinsurance
3 8 (30.77%) Presales
4 7 (26.92%) Testopia
4 7 (26.92%) SDLC
4 7 (26.92%) Defect Management
4 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 7 (26.92%) Test Planning
4 7 (26.92%) V-Model
4 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
4 7 (26.92%) Test Strategy
4 7 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (26.92%) Ranorex
4 7 (26.92%) HP UFT
4 7 (26.92%) C#
4 7 (26.92%) RUP
4 7 (26.92%) Selenium
4 7 (26.92%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
4 7 (26.92%) Bugzilla
5 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Aldershot by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Aldershot region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Bugzilla
1 7 (26.92%) HP UFT
1 7 (26.92%) Ranorex
1 7 (26.92%) Selenium
1 7 (26.92%) Testopia
2 5 (19.23%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) MSI
3 2 (7.69%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Business Consultant
1 7 (26.92%) Consultant
1 7 (26.92%) Test Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) J2EE Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Java Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 3 (11.54%) QA Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Quality Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Packager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Product Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Security Assurance Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) EJB
1 5 (19.23%) EJB 3.0
1 5 (19.23%) J2EE
1 5 (19.23%) Servlets
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
1 5 (19.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Reinsurance
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) Life Science
4 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 2 (7.69%) Windows NT
1 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Mentoring
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Waterfall
3 8 (30.77%) Change Management
3 8 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
3 8 (30.77%) Presales
3 8 (30.77%) Project Planning
3 8 (30.77%) Workflow
4 7 (26.92%) Defect Management
4 7 (26.92%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (26.92%) RUP
4 7 (26.92%) SDLC
4 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
4 7 (26.92%) Test Planning
4 7 (26.92%) Test Strategy
4 7 (26.92%) V-Model
5 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Product Management
5 6 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) VB
4 2 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
1 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.69%) AppDNA
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) IBM
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) AppSense
3 2 (7.69%) BMC
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) VMware