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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 1.11% 2.35% 3.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.56% 11.76% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 10
Average salary £24,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £44,600 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
54 51 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 19.93% 20.00% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 54 37 40
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,475 £16,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 22 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Fareham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fareham

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (20.00%) Electronics
4 2 (20.00%) LabVIEW
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (20.00%) Physics
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) Graphic Design
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) CTI
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (20.00%) LabVIEW
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Software Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Junior Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Junior
2 1 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) XHTML
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (20.00%) Physics
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Mitel