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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 46 73 42
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -31
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 7 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.53% 0.95% 5.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.95% 10.14% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 36
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £41,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £63,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
38 69 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 8.74% 9.38% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 23 57 66
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,899 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 12 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) CMMI
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
4 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.09%) OOD
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) Internet
6 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
6 2 (9.09%) Process Management
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (4.55%) Business Development
7 1 (4.55%) Software Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Business Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Quality Manager
2 6 (27.27%) QA Manager
3 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Risk Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (4.55%) QA Leader
3 1 (4.55%) Governance Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Product Owner
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) CMMI
3 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Process Management
4 2 (9.09%) OOD
4 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 2 (9.09%) SDLC
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Product Management
5 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
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