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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South West / Dorset
Rank 53 53 82
Rank change year-on-year
0 +29
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 38 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.08% 4.83% 0.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.16% 64.41% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 6
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £38,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
31 59 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.83% 7.50% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 19
Median salary £50,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +10 9 £37,500 +36.36% 5
Poole +6 1 £32,500 -27.77%
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Selenium
3 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
3 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
3 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 4 (15.38%) Open Source
4 4 (15.38%) Marketing
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) Electronics
4 4 (15.38%) ISEB
4 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) .NET
4 4 (15.38%) C
4 4 (15.38%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) C++
4 4 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (15.38%) Post-Production
5 3 (11.54%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (11.54%) Java

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 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) FogBugz
3 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Electronics
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Analyst
1 4 (15.38%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
1 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
1 4 (15.38%) Test Leader
2 3 (11.54%) Engineering Manager
2 3 (11.54%) QA Leader
2 3 (11.54%) Software Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) CRM Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Head of Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (7.69%) QA Manager
3 2 (7.69%) QA Test Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Ajax
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) JSON
2 1 (3.85%) XHTML
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 4 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (11.54%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
2 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (15.38%) Open Source
3 4 (15.38%) Post-Production
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) E-Discovery
4 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C
1 4 (15.38%) C#
1 4 (15.38%) C++
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) Perl
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
3 4 (15.38%) ISEB
4 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) NDS
1 3 (11.54%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Xen
2 2 (7.69%) XenApp
2 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Citrix
1 2 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.85%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago