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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 7 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aldershot 16.00% 4.63% 2.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.44% 45.45% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 3
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
27 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aldershot 36.00% 10.19% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 7
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 10 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Aldershot

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aldershot

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 16 (69.57%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) Degree
3 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
4 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
5 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
6 9 (39.13%) Data Analysis
6 9 (39.13%) .NET
6 9 (39.13%) J2EE
6 9 (39.13%) Mathematics
6 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
6 9 (39.13%) Defect Management
7 8 (34.78%) SDLC
7 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
7 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
7 8 (34.78%) Oracle
7 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
8 7 (30.43%) Selenium
8 7 (30.43%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
8 7 (30.43%) SQL
8 7 (30.43%) C#
8 7 (30.43%) RUP
8 7 (30.43%) HP UFT
8 7 (30.43%) Bugzilla
8 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (30.43%) Ranorex
8 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
8 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
8 7 (30.43%) V-Model

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Aldershot by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (17.39%) TIBCO iProcess
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Bugzilla
1 7 (30.43%) HP UFT
1 7 (30.43%) Ranorex
1 7 (30.43%) Selenium
1 7 (30.43%) Testopia
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Test Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Programmer
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior
4 3 (13.04%) QA Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Quality Manager
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate
5 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Java Analyst Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Java Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Java Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
1 9 (39.13%) J2EE
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
2 9 (39.13%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Data Analysis
2 9 (39.13%) Defect Management
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) SDLC
3 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
4 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (30.43%) RUP
4 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
4 7 (30.43%) Test Planning
4 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
4 7 (30.43%) V-Model
5 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Presales
8 1 (4.35%) Product Management
8 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
3 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (17.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft