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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 50 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.98% 0.73% 2.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.29% 10.71% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 9
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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
17 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 5.61% 6.81% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 16
Median salary £23,250 £35,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.50% -16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £22,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 3 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 31 (86.11%) Finance
1 31 (86.11%) Banking
2 28 (77.78%) Middleware
3 27 (75.00%) Software Testing
4 25 (69.44%) XML
5 24 (66.67%) HP
5 24 (66.67%) ISEB
6 20 (55.56%) MQSeries
6 20 (55.56%) IBM
6 20 (55.56%) Test Management
6 20 (55.56%) Green Hat
6 20 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (50.00%) Investment Banking
8 17 (47.22%) Temenos T24
9 15 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (41.67%) System Testing
9 15 (41.67%) Data Management
9 15 (41.67%) Relational Database
9 15 (41.67%) Functional Testing
9 15 (41.67%) Test Automation
9 15 (41.67%) webMethods
9 15 (41.67%) Configuration Management
9 15 (41.67%) Regression Testing
9 15 (41.67%) Unix
9 15 (41.67%) Oracle
9 15 (41.67%) Java
10 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
10 14 (38.89%) Asset Management
10 14 (38.89%) Automation Testing
11 13 (36.11%) HP Quality Center

QA
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 20 (55.56%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Temenos T24
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.11%) SAN
3 3 (8.33%) DNS
3 3 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (16.67%) OLTP
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 4 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 4 (11.11%) Subversion
1 4 (11.11%) YourKit
2 1 (2.78%) MSTest
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (86.11%) Banking
1 31 (86.11%) Finance
2 18 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Test Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Test Leader
3 9 (25.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) QA Leader
5 5 (13.89%) Defect Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Functional Test Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Lead Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Non-Functional Tester
6 4 (11.11%) QA Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Tester
7 3 (8.33%) Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) PMO Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) Middleware
2 25 (69.44%) XML
3 5 (13.89%) .NET
4 4 (11.11%) JMS
4 4 (11.11%) XML Messaging
5 3 (8.33%) Web Services
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.78%) Ajax
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.78%) CSS
7 1 (2.78%) HTML
7 1 (2.78%) HTML5
7 1 (2.78%) JSON
7 1 (2.78%) LINQ
7 1 (2.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.22%) SWIFT
3 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Unix
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 20 (55.56%) Test Management
3 15 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 15 (41.67%) Data Management
3 15 (41.67%) Functional Testing
3 15 (41.67%) Regression Testing
3 15 (41.67%) System Testing
3 15 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 15 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (38.89%) Asset Management
4 14 (38.89%) Automation Testing
5 11 (30.56%) Integration Testing
5 11 (30.56%) SOA
5 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
6 8 (22.22%) Cash Management
7 7 (19.44%) Defect Management
8 6 (16.67%) SDLC
9 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.89%) Release Management
10 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (13.89%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) XPath
4 3 (8.33%) C
4 3 (8.33%) C++
4 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) ISEB
2 13 (36.11%) ISTQB
3 11 (30.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (19.44%) Degree
5 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (11.11%) CA Service Virtualization
2 4 (11.11%) nmon
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) HP
2 20 (55.56%) Green Hat
2 20 (55.56%) IBM
3 15 (41.67%) Oracle
3 15 (41.67%) webMethods
4 4 (11.11%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.78%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
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