The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 18 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 Bournemouth region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 2.72% 5.71% 2.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.77% 80.00% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 4
Average salary £35,000 £50,125 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.17% +43.21%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
26 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 8.84% 7.14% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 17
Average salary £40,000 £46,375 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.74% -15.68%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) ISEB
3 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 5 (26.32%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
4 4 (21.05%) Web Development
4 4 (21.05%) Selenium
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
4 4 (21.05%) PBX
4 4 (21.05%) VoIP
4 4 (21.05%) CTI
4 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) Front Office
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Basel II
5 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) UML
5 3 (15.79%) Use Case
5 3 (15.79%) Market Risk
5 3 (15.79%) Greek Language
5 3 (15.79%) Stress Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) PBX
1 4 (21.05%) VoIP
1 4 (21.05%) CTI
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) NUnit
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.26%) Toad
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Front Office
2 3 (15.79%) Greek Language
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
2 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) QA Leader
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Software Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Market Risk Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Market Risk Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Market Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Natural/Adabas Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) NHibernate
2 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
2 3 (15.79%) Market Risk
2 3 (15.79%) Derivative
2 3 (15.79%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (15.79%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
1 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
1 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (21.05%) Web Development
2 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
2 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) UML
2 3 (15.79%) Use Case
2 3 (15.79%) Stress Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (15.79%) System Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Monte Carlo Method
2 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
2 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) COBOL
4 2 (10.53%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Basel II
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Green Hat