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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 34 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +29
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.37% 7.21% 1.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 53.45% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 8
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +64.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
5 58 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.87% 13.49% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 11
Median salary £30,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £49,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 14 (77.78%) Middleware
1 14 (77.78%) Banking
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
1 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 12 (66.67%) XML
3 11 (61.11%) MQSeries
3 11 (61.11%) IBM
3 11 (61.11%) HP
3 11 (61.11%) ISEB
3 11 (61.11%) Test Management
3 11 (61.11%) Green Hat
3 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (55.56%) Automation Testing
5 9 (50.00%) Investment Banking
5 9 (50.00%) Asset Management
6 8 (44.44%) Temenos T24
7 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
7 7 (38.89%) System Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
7 7 (38.89%) Data Management
7 7 (38.89%) SOA
7 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
7 7 (38.89%) Unix
7 7 (38.89%) Java
7 7 (38.89%) Oracle
7 7 (38.89%) webMethods
7 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
7 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing

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 11 (61.11%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (77.78%) Banking
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Middleware Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Test Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Test Leader
2 4 (22.22%) Defect Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) PMO Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Portfolio Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) Middleware
2 12 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (38.89%) Virtual Team
3 3 (16.67%) SWIFT
4 2 (11.11%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Test Management
3 10 (55.56%) Automation Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Asset Management
5 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
5 7 (38.89%) Data Management
5 7 (38.89%) Functional Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
5 7 (38.89%) SOA
5 7 (38.89%) System Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
5 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) ISEB
2 7 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Green Hat
1 11 (61.11%) HP
1 11 (61.11%) IBM
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) webMethods
3 1 (5.56%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
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