The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Eastleigh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh 13.79% 2.86% 3.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £26,250 £29,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.48% +34.88%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
QA
Hampshire

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 Eastleigh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Eastleigh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh 27.59% 8.57% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 4
Average salary £27,000 £22,375 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.67% -30.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £15,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £34,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Eastleigh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Eastleigh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Eastleigh

QA
Salary Trend in Eastleigh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Eastleigh region.

QA Salary Trend in Eastleigh

QA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Eastleigh

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Eastleigh region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (75.00%) SLA
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Retail
4 4 (50.00%) EPoS
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) Validation
7 1 (12.50%) ISEB
7 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Release Management
7 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Test Management
7 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
7 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) Coaching
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Eastleigh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Eastleigh region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Support Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Implementation Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Head of Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Validation
1 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Release Management
1 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Test Management
1 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
1 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
1 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
1 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 1 (12.50%) Coaching
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft