The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Basingstoke region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 62 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 40 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.55% 4.62% 2.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.93% 34.78% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 17 39 9
Average salary £38,500 £30,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.22% -39.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £24,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
86 115 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 12.20% 13.28% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 72 92 36
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £27,500 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
Hampshire

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 17 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 11 (37.93%) Selenium
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) ISEB
4 9 (31.03%) XSL
4 9 (31.03%) JIRA
4 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
4 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
4 9 (31.03%) Apple iOS
5 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
5 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
6 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Security Management
6 7 (24.14%) ISO 9001
6 7 (24.14%) Android
6 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
6 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.69%) BDD
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (20.69%) Windows
7 6 (20.69%) Blackberry
7 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 6 (20.69%) User Stories
8 5 (17.24%) Calabash
8 5 (17.24%) Quality Management
8 5 (17.24%) Finance
8 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.24%) Maven
8 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Security Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Selenium
2 9 (31.03%) JIRA
2 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
3 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.24%) Maven
4 5 (17.24%) Calabash
5 4 (13.79%) JBehave
5 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
6 2 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (3.45%) WiX
7 1 (3.45%) WATIR
7 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Tester
2 4 (13.79%) Coordinator
3 3 (10.34%) Quality Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Digital Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Automated Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Web Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) XSL
3 4 (13.79%) J2ME
3 4 (13.79%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) WinForms
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) J2EE
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
1 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
2 6 (20.69%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.34%) Smart Meter
4 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Apple iOS
2 7 (24.14%) Android
3 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Security Management
1 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
1 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
2 6 (20.69%) BDD
2 6 (20.69%) User Stories
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Quality Management
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Security Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.79%) Information Security Management
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
4 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
4 4 (13.79%) Information Security
4 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ISEB
2 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
3 4 (13.79%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) PMP
4 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) ISO 9001
2 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (10.34%) COBIT
3 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
3 3 (10.34%) COSO
3 3 (10.34%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Symbian
2 3 (10.34%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Splunk
3 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £52000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 6 days ago