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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 53 76 37
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -39
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 7 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.03% 0.91% 6.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.29% 11.86% 56.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 44
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
35 59 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 7.23% 7.68% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 25 53 70
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (14.29%) Product Management
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) ISEB
6 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (7.14%) RUP
6 1 (7.14%) DSDM
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) .NET
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Product Owner
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Tester
3 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (7.14%) QA Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) WinForms
1 1 (7.14%) Ajax
1 1 (7.14%) WCF
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Product Management
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) RUP
5 1 (7.14%) DSDM
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Development
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday