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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 62 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.65% 4.61% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.33% 67.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 0
Average salary £22,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 3.09% 6.80% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 5
Average salary £20,000 £38,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.38% -0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £28,600 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
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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 25 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
4 4 (25.00%) PBX
4 4 (25.00%) VoIP
4 4 (25.00%) CTI
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
5 3 (18.75%) ISEB
5 3 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
5 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
6 2 (12.50%) NATURAL
6 2 (12.50%) Adabas
6 2 (12.50%) COBOL
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) SWIFT
6 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Cash Management
6 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
7 1 (6.25%) Green Hat

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (25.00%) PBX
1 4 (25.00%) VoIP
1 4 (25.00%) CTI
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.25%) Toad
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 6 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Junior
6 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Natural/Adabas Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
1 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
2 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
3 2 (12.50%) SWIFT
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
1 2 (12.50%) Cash Management
1 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
2 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
2 1 (6.25%) TDD
2 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
2 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) COBOL
3 2 (12.50%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Green Hat
Bournemouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago