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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 7.48% 8.45% 7.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 69.44% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 14
Median salary £55,000 £40,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.80% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
45 36 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 12.47% 12.16% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 39
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £31,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%

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 6 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Farnborough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) Java
3 18 (45.00%) Python
3 18 (45.00%) Finance
4 16 (40.00%) Scrum
5 15 (37.50%) Linux
6 14 (35.00%) Selenium
7 13 (32.50%) Unit Testing
8 12 (30.00%) Spring
8 12 (30.00%) JSF
8 12 (30.00%) Ajax
8 12 (30.00%) WebSphere
8 12 (30.00%) System Testing
8 12 (30.00%) Degree
8 12 (30.00%) JMS
8 12 (30.00%) JSP
8 12 (30.00%) Unix
8 12 (30.00%) HTML
8 12 (30.00%) J2EE
8 12 (30.00%) Oracle
8 12 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (30.00%) Hibernate
8 12 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (30.00%) Shell Script
8 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
8 12 (30.00%) Apache Camel
9 11 (27.50%) Ruby
9 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
10 10 (25.00%) TDD
10 10 (25.00%) Banking

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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 12 (30.00%) WebSphere
1 12 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) GitHub
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) IaaS
2 2 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (15.00%) MySQL
1 6 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Selenium
2 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
5 4 (10.00%) Gradle
5 4 (10.00%) SonarQube
5 4 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (10.00%) Electronics
4 4 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) QA Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 5 (12.50%) Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 4 (10.00%) QA Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Software QA Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Software Quality Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Engineering Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) Ajax
1 12 (30.00%) Apache Camel
1 12 (30.00%) Hibernate
1 12 (30.00%) HTML
1 12 (30.00%) J2EE
1 12 (30.00%) JMS
1 12 (30.00%) JSF
1 12 (30.00%) JSP
1 12 (30.00%) Spring
1 12 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (25.00%) XML
3 8 (20.00%) J2SE
3 8 (20.00%) JDBC
3 8 (20.00%) Middleware
3 8 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
4 5 (12.50%) .NET
5 4 (10.00%) Drools
5 4 (10.00%) Java SE
5 4 (10.00%) JPA
5 4 (10.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Linux
2 12 (30.00%) Unix
3 6 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Scrum
3 13 (32.50%) Unit Testing
4 12 (30.00%) System Testing
5 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
6 10 (25.00%) TDD
7 8 (20.00%) BDD
7 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (20.00%) UML
7 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Coaching
9 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 6 (15.00%) ITIL
9 6 (15.00%) ITSM
9 6 (15.00%) Kanban
9 6 (15.00%) Line Management
9 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) Java
2 18 (45.00%) Python
3 12 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 11 (27.50%) Ruby
5 9 (22.50%) SQL
6 8 (20.00%) C
6 8 (20.00%) Korn
6 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (17.50%) C#
7 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
8 6 (15.00%) Perl
9 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
10 2 (5.00%) C++
11 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) ISEB
2 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) vSphere
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) BT
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) SAP
3 4 (10.00%) Terracotta
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