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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 62 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.94% 3.90% 8.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 24.07% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 6
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
24 54 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 5.65% 16.22% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19 41 19
Average salary £57,500 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.72% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
1 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago