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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 52 47 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 2.95% 2.71% 6.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% 37.04% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 20
Average salary £51,250 £35,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.42% -34.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,300 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £58,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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
32 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 7.86% 7.32% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 25
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £61,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) OO
5 4 (28.57%) OLTP
5 4 (28.57%) ISEB
5 4 (28.57%) Middleware
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (28.57%) Green Hat
5 4 (28.57%) Open Source
5 4 (28.57%) Temenos T24
5 4 (28.57%) Test Management
5 4 (28.57%) Cash Management
5 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (21.43%) Line Management
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Selenium
6 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Temenos T24
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) OLTP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
1 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
2 2 (14.29%) JMeter
2 2 (14.29%) TestDirector
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 2 (14.29%) Calabash
2 2 (14.29%) eggPlant
2 2 (14.29%) Appium
2 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Test Architect
3 3 (21.43%) QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) QA Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) XML
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Statistics
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Solaris
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
3 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) Test Management
4 4 (28.57%) Cash Management
5 3 (21.43%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Management
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) OOP
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) Green Hat
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SOASTA, Inc
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pensions 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + pension, health care
Posted: 4 days ago
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JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, South, United Kingdom
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, South, United Kingdom
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, South, United Kingdom
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Salary: Highly Competitive plus benefits and bonus potential
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive plus salary
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive plus salary
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth, South, United Kingdom
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive plus salary
Posted: 20 days ago