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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 56 62 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 29 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.89% 3.72% 1.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.13% 36.25% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 7
Median salary £37,500 £43,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.29% +44.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £33,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £70,000 £54,000
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
23 80 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.84% 10.27% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 53 23
Median salary £37,500 £41,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -28.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +6.02%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Bournemouth +11 4 £32,250 - 1
Poole +1 2 £37,500 -9.63%
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (26.09%) Selenium
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (26.09%) Open Source
3 6 (26.09%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (26.09%) Post-Production
3 6 (26.09%) Electronics
3 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) C++
3 6 (26.09%) C
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
4 5 (21.74%) ISEB
5 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
5 4 (17.39%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.70%) Finance

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 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) FogBugz
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) QA Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) CRM Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) QA Manager
4 2 (8.70%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Software Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Ajax
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XHTML
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
1 6 (26.09%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Embedded Linux
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
2 6 (26.09%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (26.09%) Open Source
2 6 (26.09%) Post-Production
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
5 2 (8.70%) Test Management
5 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C
1 6 (26.09%) C++
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
3 5 (21.74%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
1 1 (4.35%) Tableau
1 1 (4.35%) Zend
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competative Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Dorset County Council
Salary: From £26,556 to £30,480 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago