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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 55 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.15% 5.60% 4.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.64% 45.95% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 31
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 74 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 9.50% 12.19% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 42 62 59
Average salary £44,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,100 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 26 November 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 11 (57.89%) HTML
1 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) ISEB
4 6 (31.58%) Selenium
4 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
5 5 (26.32%) Android
5 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
5 5 (26.32%) JIRA
5 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
5 5 (26.32%) Life Science
5 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
5 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Maven
6 4 (21.05%) Quality Management
6 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Validation
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (21.05%) QMS
7 3 (15.79%) CAPA
7 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
7 3 (15.79%) iPad
7 3 (15.79%) Test Automation

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Selenium
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
2 5 (26.32%) Maven
2 5 (26.32%) JIRA
3 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) WATIR
4 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (21.05%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Tester
1 5 (26.32%) Senior Tester
1 5 (26.32%) Applications Tester
1 5 (26.32%) Mobile Tester
2 3 (15.79%) Implementation Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Designer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) EDI Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Software Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Software Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) XSL
2 3 (15.79%) J2ME
3 2 (10.53%) EDI
3 2 (10.53%) EDIFACT
4 1 (5.26%) Cocoa
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) OpenGL
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Life Science
1 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
3 3 (15.79%) iPad
3 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.53%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Android
1 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Validation
2 4 (21.05%) Scrum
2 4 (21.05%) Quality Management
2 4 (21.05%) QMS
3 3 (15.79%) CAPA
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.79%) BDD
3 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
3 3 (15.79%) User Stories
3 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Line Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) ISEB
3 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Splunk
1 1 (5.26%) ArcSight