The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 74 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
-35 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 37 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.22% 5.61% 5.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.33% 46.84% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 36 36
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £43,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.43% -
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 Basingstoke region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
73 79 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 9.86% 11.99% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 61 67 69
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £33,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) Project Management
3 7 (29.17%) Selenium
4 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (25.00%) ISEB
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) CSS
5 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
5 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 4 (16.67%) User Stories
6 4 (16.67%) JIRA
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (16.67%) XML
6 4 (16.67%) XSL
6 4 (16.67%) Java
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) Service Management
6 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
7 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 3 (12.50%) C#
7 3 (12.50%) Degree
7 3 (12.50%) Life Science
7 3 (12.50%) SaaS

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) JIRA
3 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.33%) WATIR
4 2 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
5 1 (4.17%) WiX
5 1 (4.17%) Calabash
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 4 (16.67%) Tester
1 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Web Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Digital Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) EDI Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Software Architect
4 1 (4.17%) QA Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) XSL
4 2 (8.33%) J2ME
4 2 (8.33%) EDI
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) EDIFACT
5 1 (4.17%) Cocoa
5 1 (4.17%) WinForms
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) HTML5
5 1 (4.17%) CSS3
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.50%) Life Science
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) TRADACOMS
3 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (8.33%) iPad
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.33%) Android
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 4 (16.67%) User Stories
5 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) SIEM
6 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Test Management
6 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) C
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) PMP
4 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Symbian
1 2 (8.33%) Splunk
1 2 (8.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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