The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 60 43
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Permanent jobs citing QA 40 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 8.77% 1.42% 4.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 63.49% 53.85% 62.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 14
Average salary £57,500 £20,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+177.10% -56.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £18,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
63 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 13.82% 2.64% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 24
Average salary £45,000 £20,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+125.00% -42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £18,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 5 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 41 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (81.40%) Finance
3 33 (76.74%) Test Automation
4 32 (74.42%) Cash Management
4 32 (74.42%) Non-Functional Testing
4 32 (74.42%) Green Hat
4 32 (74.42%) Oracle Cash Management
4 32 (74.42%) Financial Institution
4 32 (74.42%) Banking
4 32 (74.42%) Temenos T24
4 32 (74.42%) Java
4 32 (74.42%) Oracle
4 32 (74.42%) XML
4 32 (74.42%) OLTP
4 32 (74.42%) Middleware
4 32 (74.42%) Configuration Management
5 30 (69.77%) SQL
6 29 (67.44%) OO
6 29 (67.44%) Line Management
7 28 (65.12%) Mentoring
7 28 (65.12%) Coaching
8 27 (62.79%) Relational Database
8 27 (62.79%) IBM
8 27 (62.79%) OOP
8 27 (62.79%) Data Management
9 8 (18.60%) Test Management
9 8 (18.60%) ISEB
9 8 (18.60%) Performance Testing
10 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
11 6 (13.95%) BDD

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Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (74.42%) Temenos T24
1 32 (74.42%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (74.42%) OLTP
2 27 (62.79%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) TestDirector
2 3 (6.98%) Selenium
3 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.65%) JMeter
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.65%) Calabash
3 2 (4.65%) eggPlant
3 2 (4.65%) Appium
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.33%) TestComplete
General
1 35 (81.40%) Finance
2 32 (74.42%) Banking
2 32 (74.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Architect
2 10 (23.26%) Test Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Test Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Test Automation Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) QA Leader
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Tester
8 1 (2.33%) Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (74.42%) XML
1 32 (74.42%) Middleware
2 3 (6.98%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.33%) Spring
3 1 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Statistics
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) UNIX
1 5 (11.63%) Solaris
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (76.74%) Test Automation
3 32 (74.42%) Cash Management
3 32 (74.42%) Non-Functional Testing
3 32 (74.42%) Configuration Management
4 29 (67.44%) OO
4 29 (67.44%) Line Management
5 28 (65.12%) Mentoring
5 28 (65.12%) Coaching
6 27 (62.79%) OOP
6 27 (62.79%) Data Management
7 8 (18.60%) Performance Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Test Management
8 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
9 6 (13.95%) BDD
10 5 (11.63%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (11.63%) Open Source
10 5 (11.63%) Process Architecture
10 5 (11.63%) Resilience Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) Java
2 30 (69.77%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) C#
4 3 (6.98%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (11.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Oracle
1 32 (74.42%) Green Hat
2 27 (62.79%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) SOASTA, Inc
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