The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fareham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 6.69% 5.49% 5.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 22.50% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 9
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £25,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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 Fareham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Fareham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
32 80 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 13.39% 24.39% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26 62 25
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £19,300 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Fareham

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Fareham

QA
Salary Trend in Fareham

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

QA Salary Trend in Fareham

QA
Salary Histogram in Fareham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Fareham region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Fareham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fareham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Fareham 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 20 (74.07%) Degree
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (37.04%) Project Management
4 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
4 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
6 8 (29.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (29.63%) SDLC
6 8 (29.63%) XML
7 7 (25.93%) .NET
7 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Finance
8 6 (22.22%) Maven
8 6 (22.22%) Middleware
8 6 (22.22%) ITIL
8 6 (22.22%) Ant
8 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (22.22%) Selenium
9 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Scrum
11 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
11 2 (7.41%) IT Governance

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Fareham 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
3 6 (22.22%) Maven
3 6 (22.22%) Ant
3 6 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (7.41%) Gerrit
4 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) ERwin
5 1 (3.70%) Toad
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Test Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Team Leader
2 5 (18.52%) Test Team Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Test Leader
4 3 (11.11%) QA Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Development Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Software Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) XML
2 7 (25.93%) .NET
3 6 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Project Management
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (29.63%) SDLC
4 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
5 6 (22.22%) ITIL
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
8 2 (7.41%) IT Governance
8 2 (7.41%) Web Development
8 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Test Management
8 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C
2 2 (7.41%) C++
2 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) Degree
2 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
3 8 (29.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.70%) Telerik