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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South West / Dorset
Rank 44 59 86
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +27
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 33 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.04% 4.09% 1.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.23% 55.93% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 10
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £40,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £90,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
43 59 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 10.07% 7.32% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 29 29 30
Median salary £56,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £16,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +20 9 £26,500 -33.75% 1
Weymouth - 2 £40,000 -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Degree
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
4 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Selenium
5 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 4 (18.18%) Marketing
5 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 4 (18.18%) ISEB
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
6 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
6 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 3 (13.64%) Python
6 3 (13.64%) Unix
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) NDS
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) C
6 3 (13.64%) C#
6 3 (13.64%) C++
6 3 (13.64%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) Perl
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (13.64%) Incident Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Electronics
3 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Analyst
1 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Engineering Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 3 (13.64%) Software Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Software Test Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.09%) Head of Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Graduate Test Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Head of Test
4 1 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) QA Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) E-Discovery
4 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.64%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (13.64%) Matrix Management
4 3 (13.64%) Open Source
4 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.64%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
1 3 (13.64%) C#
1 3 (13.64%) C++
1 3 (13.64%) Java
1 3 (13.64%) Perl
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.64%) Python
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
3 4 (18.18%) ISEB
4 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) NDS
1 3 (13.64%) NetIQ eDirectory
1 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (13.64%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) Xen
1 3 (13.64%) XenApp
1 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Citrix
1 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Cognizant
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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