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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 67 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.82% 4.95% 6.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.22% 45.21% 55.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 43
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £35,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,800 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £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 Basingstoke region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
74 73 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 11.23% 10.96% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 63 62 72
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 19 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 (47.62%) HTML
1 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 5 (23.81%) Life Science
3 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (23.81%) ISEB
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Windows
4 4 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (19.05%) Quality Management
4 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
4 4 (19.05%) QMS
4 4 (19.05%) Selenium
4 4 (19.05%) JIRA
4 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
4 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (19.05%) Line Management
4 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 3 (14.29%) User Stories
5 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 3 (14.29%) CAPA
5 3 (14.29%) Android
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) Selenium
3 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 3 (14.29%) Maven
4 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.76%) Calabash
5 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
5 1 (4.76%) WATIR
General
1 4 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Implementation Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Digital Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) EDI Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Web Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Quality Manager
4 1 (4.76%) QA Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Software Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) XSL
3 2 (9.52%) J2ME
3 2 (9.52%) EDI
3 2 (9.52%) EDIFACT
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) Cocoa
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Life Science
2 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (9.52%) TRADACOMS
4 2 (9.52%) iPad
5 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Project Management
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Quality Management
2 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
2 4 (19.05%) QMS
2 4 (19.05%) Line Management
3 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 3 (14.29%) User Stories
3 3 (14.29%) CAPA
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) Validation
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Matrix Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Management
4 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
4 2 (9.52%) PMP
4 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Splunk
1 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
2 1 (4.76%) Symbian
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