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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 62 41
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.39% 2.42% 4.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.73% 19.54% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 38
Average salary £55,000 £38,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.79% -
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
37 87 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 8.03% 12.38% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 30 74 87
Average salary £54,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £17,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £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 April 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) ISEB
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) WinForms
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) SaaS
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Product Management
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (6.67%) User Experience
6 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Business Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Governance Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Product Owner
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) WinForms
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Product Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
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