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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 60 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.97% 2.85% 1.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.29% 30.99% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 8
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,800
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.09%
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
28 71 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.02% 9.21% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 55 20
Median salary £40,000 £43,164 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.32% -24.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £29,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,400 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +5 3 £25,000 -54.54% 2
Poole +3 2 £37,500 +7.14%
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
1 7 (38.89%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (33.33%) Open Source
2 6 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (33.33%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) C
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 6 (33.33%) Electronics
3 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium
4 2 (11.11%) JSON
4 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration

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 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.56%) RS-232
1 1 (5.56%) RS-485
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) FogBugz
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) CRM Manager
3 2 (11.11%) QA Leader
3 2 (11.11%) QA Manager
3 2 (11.11%) QA Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) Ajax
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) XHTML
2 2 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) Drools
3 1 (5.56%) MFC
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 6 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Content Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Management
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C
1 6 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) EPiServer
1 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau
2 1 (5.56%) Zend
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits package
Posted: 24 days ago