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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 59 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 11 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.93% 1.94% 4.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.82% 23.40% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 42
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
39 47 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 7.26% 8.27% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 107
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £18,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 2 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 9 (52.94%) HTML
1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Degree
3 7 (41.18%) ISEB
4 6 (35.29%) Selenium
5 5 (29.41%) JIRA
5 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
5 5 (29.41%) Maven
5 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Android
5 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
5 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
5 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
5 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) J2ME
7 3 (17.65%) XSL
7 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
7 3 (17.65%) CRM
7 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (17.65%) Validation
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) User Stories
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) BDD
7 3 (17.65%) WebDriver

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) Maven
2 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
3 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.88%) WATIR
5 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Tester
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Tester
2 5 (29.41%) Applications Tester
2 5 (29.41%) Mobile Tester
3 3 (17.65%) QA Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Implementation Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Governance Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) XSL
2 3 (17.65%) J2ME
3 2 (11.76%) WinForms
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 3 (17.65%) iPad
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Life Science
3 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Android
1 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
3 3 (17.65%) BDD
3 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
3 3 (17.65%) User Stories
3 3 (17.65%) Validation
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) QMS
4 2 (11.76%) CAPA
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
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