The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire / Farnborough
Rank 41 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 4.46% 10.26% 5.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.87% 58.18% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 9
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +88.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £50,000 £35,500
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 Farnborough region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
23 55 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 7.32% 17.63% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 13
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £29,550 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

The demand trend of job ads across the Farnborough region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

QA
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

QA Salary Trend in Farnborough

QA
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Farnborough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 23 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for QA.

1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (64.10%) Java
3 23 (58.97%) Finance
4 18 (46.15%) Unit Testing
5 16 (41.03%) Scrum
5 16 (41.03%) SQL
6 15 (38.46%) Python
6 15 (38.46%) Automated Testing
7 14 (35.90%) Spring
7 14 (35.90%) JSF
7 14 (35.90%) Ajax
7 14 (35.90%) WebSphere
7 14 (35.90%) Degree
7 14 (35.90%) System Testing
7 14 (35.90%) JMS
7 14 (35.90%) JSP
7 14 (35.90%) Unix
7 14 (35.90%) HTML
7 14 (35.90%) J2EE
7 14 (35.90%) Oracle
7 14 (35.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 14 (35.90%) Hibernate
7 14 (35.90%) WebSphere MQ
7 14 (35.90%) Shell Script
8 13 (33.33%) Linux
9 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
9 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
9 12 (30.77%) Banking
9 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
9 12 (30.77%) Apache Camel

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough 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 14 (35.90%) WebSphere
1 14 (35.90%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) GitHub
3 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 6 (15.38%) MySQL
1 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 8 (20.51%) Selenium
3 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.26%) Gradle
4 4 (10.26%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Banking
3 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 5 (12.82%) Electronics
4 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
4 5 (12.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Consultant
3 7 (17.95%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) QA Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Quality Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Software QA Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Software Quality Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Automation Tester
6 4 (10.26%) QA Automation Tester
6 4 (10.26%) QA Tester
6 4 (10.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (10.26%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Leader
6 4 (10.26%) Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) Ajax
1 14 (35.90%) Hibernate
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
1 14 (35.90%) J2EE
1 14 (35.90%) JMS
1 14 (35.90%) JSF
1 14 (35.90%) JSP
1 14 (35.90%) Spring
1 14 (35.90%) WebSphere MQ
2 12 (30.77%) Apache Camel
3 10 (25.64%) Middleware
3 10 (25.64%) PrimeFaces
4 9 (23.08%) .NET
5 8 (20.51%) J2SE
5 8 (20.51%) JDBC
5 8 (20.51%) XML
6 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 6 (15.38%) Java SE
6 6 (15.38%) WinForms
6 6 (15.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Unix
2 13 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (17.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 16 (41.03%) Scrum
4 15 (38.46%) Automated Testing
5 14 (35.90%) System Testing
6 11 (28.21%) TDD
7 10 (25.64%) UML
7 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
9 6 (15.38%) BDD
9 6 (15.38%) Coaching
9 6 (15.38%) DevOps
9 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 6 (15.38%) ITIL
9 6 (15.38%) ITSM
9 6 (15.38%) Kanban
9 6 (15.38%) Line Management
9 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 5 (12.82%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 15 (38.46%) Python
4 14 (35.90%) Shell Script
5 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
6 9 (23.08%) C#
7 8 (20.51%) Korn
7 8 (20.51%) PL/SQL
8 6 (15.38%) Perl
8 6 (15.38%) Ruby
9 4 (10.26%) C
9 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) BT
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) VMware
3 5 (12.82%) SAP
4 4 (10.26%) Terracotta
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