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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 71 53
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.66% 0.51% 2.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.42% 6.12% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 10
Average salary £46,250 £27,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.18% -20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £29,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
53 49 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 10.08% 8.32% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 45 25 24
Average salary £42,500 £28,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.12% -43.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,400 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (66.67%) Java
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Ruby
2 15 (62.50%) Degree
2 15 (62.50%) PHP
3 12 (50.00%) C#
4 11 (45.83%) OOP
4 11 (45.83%) OO
4 11 (45.83%) Selenium
5 10 (41.67%) C++
6 9 (37.50%) Unix
7 8 (33.33%) HP
7 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 8 (33.33%) Robotium
8 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
8 7 (29.17%) Scrum
8 7 (29.17%) Project Management
8 7 (29.17%) HTML
8 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
8 7 (29.17%) .NET
9 6 (25.00%) Linux
9 6 (25.00%) CSS
9 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (25.00%) Web Design
9 6 (25.00%) TDD
9 6 (25.00%) MVC
9 6 (25.00%) CMS
9 6 (25.00%) Ajax
9 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (25.00%) CMS
1 6 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) GSM
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) LTE
1 1 (4.17%) TETRA
1 1 (4.17%) UMTS
1 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
1 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Selenium
2 8 (33.33%) Robotium
3 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) WATIR
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Developer
3 6 (25.00%) UI Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Software Manager
4 5 (20.83%) Software Test Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) QA Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Quality Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.17%) IT Director
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Presales Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Services Director
7 1 (4.17%) Software Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) Ajax
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
2 6 (25.00%) CSS3
2 6 (25.00%) HTML5
2 6 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Unix
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) OO
2 11 (45.83%) OOP
3 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) Scrum
5 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (25.00%) MVC
5 6 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 6 (25.00%) Web Design
6 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
6 5 (20.83%) Test Management
7 3 (12.50%) Build Automation
7 3 (12.50%) CMMI
8 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) PHP
2 15 (62.50%) Ruby
3 12 (50.00%) C#
4 10 (41.67%) C++
5 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) Perl
7 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) HP
2 6 (25.00%) hybris
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Motorola