The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 35 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.69% 3.52% 4.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.38% 54.24% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 29
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £21,800 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QA
South West

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 Dorset region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
61 59 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 9.92% 6.49% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 54
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

QA
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

QA Salary Trend in Dorset

QA
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Dorset

QA
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +21 33 £57,500 +64.28% 6
Poole - 1 £22,500 -
Wimborne - 1 - -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (61.22%) Finance
3 28 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 28 (57.14%) Java
3 28 (57.14%) OO
4 27 (55.10%) SQL
4 27 (55.10%) Banking
4 27 (55.10%) Non-Functional Testing
5 26 (53.06%) Green Hat
5 26 (53.06%) Oracle Cash Management
5 26 (53.06%) Temenos T24
5 26 (53.06%) Test Automation
5 26 (53.06%) Cash Management
5 26 (53.06%) Oracle
5 26 (53.06%) XML
5 26 (53.06%) Middleware
5 26 (53.06%) OLTP
5 26 (53.06%) Financial Institution
6 22 (44.90%) Line Management
6 22 (44.90%) Mentoring
7 21 (42.86%) Coaching
7 21 (42.86%) Relational Database
7 21 (42.86%) IBM
7 21 (42.86%) OOP
7 21 (42.86%) Data Management
8 12 (24.49%) Linux
9 10 (20.41%) Windows
10 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
11 8 (16.33%) Performance Testing
11 8 (16.33%) Test Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 (10.20%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (53.06%) Temenos T24
1 26 (53.06%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (53.06%) OLTP
2 21 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.08%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) TestDirector
2 3 (6.12%) LoadRunner
2 3 (6.12%) Selenium
3 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.08%) JMeter
3 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.08%) Calabash
3 2 (4.08%) eggPlant
3 2 (4.08%) Appium
3 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (61.22%) Finance
2 27 (55.10%) Banking
3 26 (53.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Architect
2 14 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Test Architect
4 7 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Test Automation Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) QA Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Project Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Software Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Quality Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) QA Leader
10 1 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (53.06%) XML
1 26 (53.06%) Middleware
2 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.04%) Spring
4 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.04%) jQuery
4 1 (2.04%) RESTful
4 1 (2.04%) Sass
4 1 (2.04%) LESS
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.20%) Statistics
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) Windows
3 5 (10.20%) Solaris
3 5 (10.20%) UNIX
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (57.14%) OO
2 28 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 27 (55.10%) Non-Functional Testing
4 26 (53.06%) Test Automation
4 26 (53.06%) Cash Management
5 22 (44.90%) Mentoring
5 22 (44.90%) Line Management
6 21 (42.86%) Coaching
6 21 (42.86%) OOP
6 21 (42.86%) Data Management
7 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
8 8 (16.33%) Performance Testing
8 8 (16.33%) Test Management
9 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 6 (12.24%) Manual Testing
10 6 (12.24%) BDD
11 5 (10.20%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (10.20%) Open Source
11 5 (10.20%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) Java
2 27 (55.10%) SQL
3 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.20%) Perl
4 5 (10.20%) C#
4 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.12%) Ruby
6 2 (4.08%) C
6 2 (4.08%) C++
7 1 (2.04%) VB
7 1 (2.04%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) ISEB
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (10.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Oracle
1 26 (53.06%) Green Hat
2 21 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) SOASTA, Inc
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