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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 4.84% 2.29% 4.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.90% 18.42% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 12
Median salary £46,250 £27,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+68.18% -35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £83,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,800
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.09%
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 Farnborough region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
41 38 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 11.02% 12.42% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 22 38 41
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £27,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £89,500 £60,950
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 30 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Farnborough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (54.35%) Finance
3 22 (47.83%) Oracle
4 20 (43.48%) Degree
5 19 (41.30%) SQL
6 17 (36.96%) HTML
6 17 (36.96%) Java
6 17 (36.96%) Linux
7 16 (34.78%) Banking
8 15 (32.61%) WebSphere
8 15 (32.61%) Computer Science
8 15 (32.61%) Selenium
8 15 (32.61%) Unix
8 15 (32.61%) Shell Script
9 14 (30.43%) C#
10 12 (26.09%) C
10 12 (26.09%) .NET
10 12 (26.09%) J2EE
10 12 (26.09%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (26.09%) JSP
10 12 (26.09%) JMS
10 12 (26.09%) Hibernate
10 12 (26.09%) WebSphere MQ
10 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
10 12 (26.09%) System Testing
10 12 (26.09%) Spring
10 12 (26.09%) JSF
10 12 (26.09%) Ajax
10 12 (26.09%) Apache Camel
11 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database

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 15 (32.61%) WebSphere
2 12 (26.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) SaaS
2 2 (4.35%) IaaS
2 2 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database
1 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.52%) MySQL
4 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Selenium
2 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio
3 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
3 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.35%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (54.35%) Finance
2 16 (34.78%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) QA Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Applications Developer
3 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Tester
4 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Automation Tester
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.70%) QA Automation Tester
5 4 (8.70%) QA Tester
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) HTML
2 12 (26.09%) .NET
2 12 (26.09%) Ajax
2 12 (26.09%) Apache Camel
2 12 (26.09%) Hibernate
2 12 (26.09%) J2EE
2 12 (26.09%) JMS
2 12 (26.09%) JSF
2 12 (26.09%) JSP
2 12 (26.09%) Spring
2 12 (26.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (21.74%) XML
4 8 (17.39%) J2SE
4 8 (17.39%) JDBC
4 8 (17.39%) Middleware
4 8 (17.39%) PrimeFaces
5 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.87%) CSS
5 5 (10.87%) FusionCharts
5 5 (10.87%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 15 (32.61%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) System Testing
2 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
3 9 (19.57%) Scrum
4 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.39%) Regression Testing
4 8 (17.39%) TDD
4 8 (17.39%) UML
4 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (15.22%) BDD
6 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Front End Development
7 5 (10.87%) Manual Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Project Management
7 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Test Management
7 5 (10.87%) Web Development
8 4 (8.70%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (8.70%) Low Latency
8 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 17 (36.96%) Java
3 15 (32.61%) Shell Script
4 14 (30.43%) C#
5 12 (26.09%) C
6 11 (23.91%) Python
7 8 (17.39%) Korn
7 8 (17.39%) PL/SQL
7 8 (17.39%) Ruby
8 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
8 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
9 3 (6.52%) Perl
9 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Degree
2 11 (23.91%) ISEB
3 9 (19.57%) ISTQB
4 5 (10.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (6.52%) vSphere
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Oracle
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) Telerik
4 4 (8.70%) BT
4 4 (8.70%) Terracotta
5 3 (6.52%) IBM
5 3 (6.52%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
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