The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Dorset region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - - 84
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
QA Tester
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
497 616 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 99.80% 98.09% 98.94%
Number of salaries quoted 433 501 614
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Dorset region.

QA Tester Salary Trend in Dorset

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) YourKit
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) nmon
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dynatrace
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle