The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 51 30 64
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +34
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 39 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.29% 8.71% 1.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.36% 56.52% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 6
Median salary £27,500 £57,500 £20,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.17% +177.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £42,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £67,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
Dorset

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 Bournemouth region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11 69 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 3.55% 15.40% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 8
Median salary £28,750 £43,750 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% +118.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £33,050 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £40,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Bournemouth region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

QA
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Bournemouth region.

QA Salary Trend in Bournemouth

QA
Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bournemouth region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) MQSeries
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) Middleware
4 3 (27.27%) Green Hat
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) webMethods
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Temenos T24
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) MQSeries
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) FogBugz
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Defect Manager
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) Middleware
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Content Management
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Green Hat
1 3 (27.27%) HP
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) webMethods
3 1 (9.09%) EPiServer
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 1 (9.09%) Zend
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