The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Basingstoke region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 78 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 47 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.52% 7.23% 5.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.67% 55.95% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 46 33
Average salary £67,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
60 84 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 7.81% 12.92% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 48 74 51
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Hampshire

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

QA
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

QA Salary Trend in Basingstoke

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 8 (38.10%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) Selenium
4 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
4 5 (23.81%) ISEB
4 5 (23.81%) Service Management
4 5 (23.81%) Quality Management
4 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (19.05%) Information Security Management
5 4 (19.05%) Security Management
5 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
5 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
5 4 (19.05%) Information Security
5 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
5 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
5 4 (19.05%) CSS
5 4 (19.05%) XSL
5 4 (19.05%) Windows
5 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
5 4 (19.05%) JIRA
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
5 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
5 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
5 4 (19.05%) User Stories
6 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.76%) WATIR
4 1 (4.76%) WiX
4 1 (4.76%) Calabash
General
1 2 (9.52%) Back Office
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Tester
1 4 (19.05%) Coordinator
2 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Web Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Digital Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) EDI Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) QA Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) XSL
2 4 (19.05%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) J2ME
4 2 (9.52%) EDI
4 2 (9.52%) EDIFACT
5 1 (4.76%) WinForms
5 1 (4.76%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Life Science
3 2 (9.52%) TRADACOMS
3 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
3 2 (9.52%) iPad
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Mobile
1 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Service Management
2 5 (23.81%) Quality Management
2 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
3 4 (19.05%) User Stories
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security Management
3 4 (19.05%) Security Management
3 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
3 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security
4 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Matrix Management
5 2 (9.52%) Web Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Test Management
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) PMP
3 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Symbian
1 2 (9.52%) Splunk
1 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle