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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 59 36
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -23
Permanent jobs citing QA 36 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 8.24% 2.10% 5.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 64.29% 52.63% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 19
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £18,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,000 £67,000
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
56 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 12.81% 3.99% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 30
Average salary £40,000 £28,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -36.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £18,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £56,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 37 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (80.00%) Finance
3 30 (75.00%) Banking
3 30 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 29 (72.50%) Green Hat
4 29 (72.50%) Temenos T24
4 29 (72.50%) Test Automation
4 29 (72.50%) Cash Management
4 29 (72.50%) Oracle Cash Management
4 29 (72.50%) Financial Institution
4 29 (72.50%) Java
4 29 (72.50%) Oracle
4 29 (72.50%) XML
4 29 (72.50%) OLTP
4 29 (72.50%) Middleware
4 29 (72.50%) Configuration Management
5 27 (67.50%) SQL
6 26 (65.00%) OO
7 25 (62.50%) Line Management
8 24 (60.00%) Relational Database
8 24 (60.00%) Mentoring
8 24 (60.00%) Coaching
8 24 (60.00%) IBM
8 24 (60.00%) OOP
8 24 (60.00%) Data Management
9 8 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Test Management
10 7 (17.50%) ISEB
10 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
10 7 (17.50%) HP Quality Center

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (72.50%) Temenos T24
1 29 (72.50%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (72.50%) OLTP
2 24 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) TestDirector
2 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (7.50%) Selenium
3 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.00%) JMeter
3 2 (5.00%) Calabash
3 2 (5.00%) eggPlant
3 2 (5.00%) Appium
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (80.00%) Finance
2 30 (75.00%) Banking
3 29 (72.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Architect
2 10 (25.00%) Test Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Test Automation Architect
5 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) QA Leader
8 2 (5.00%) Quality Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.00%) Tester
8 2 (5.00%) Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Test Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) XML
1 29 (72.50%) Middleware
2 3 (7.50%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) Statistics
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) UNIX
1 5 (12.50%) Solaris
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 29 (72.50%) Test Automation
3 29 (72.50%) Cash Management
3 29 (72.50%) Configuration Management
4 26 (65.00%) OO
5 25 (62.50%) Line Management
6 24 (60.00%) Mentoring
6 24 (60.00%) Coaching
6 24 (60.00%) OOP
6 24 (60.00%) Data Management
7 8 (20.00%) Test Management
7 8 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
9 6 (15.00%) BDD
10 5 (12.50%) Open Source
10 5 (12.50%) Process Architecture
10 5 (12.50%) Resilience Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) Java
2 27 (67.50%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Oracle
1 29 (72.50%) Green Hat
2 24 (60.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) SOASTA, Inc
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