The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 58 39 62
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +23
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 47 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.05% 7.24% 2.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 55.29% 55.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 24
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,250 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
24 85 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.11% 13.10% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 32
Median salary £33,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,700 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,274 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.44% +4.38%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Dorset

QA
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -12 4 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Bournemouth -22 4 £27,500 -56.00% 3
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for QA.

1 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Test Management
2 5 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
2 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
3 4 (18.18%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) SOA
3 4 (18.18%) ISEB
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 3 (13.64%) Banking
4 3 (13.64%) Open Source
4 3 (13.64%) Middleware
4 3 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.64%) IBM
4 3 (13.64%) MQSeries
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) C
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Electronics
4 3 (13.64%) Green Hat

QA
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (9.09%) Temenos T24
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.55%) RS-232
2 1 (4.55%) RS-485
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) FogBugz
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) QA Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Project Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) XML
2 3 (13.64%) Middleware
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) HTML5
3 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) Ajax
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) Drools
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) MFC
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) Symfony
4 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.55%) iPad
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
2 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Test Management
3 4 (18.18%) SOA
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (13.64%) Open Source
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
1 3 (13.64%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Green Hat
1 3 (13.64%) HP
1 3 (13.64%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) webMethods
3 1 (4.55%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau
3 1 (4.55%) Zend
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 28,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago