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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 43 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 12.57% 7.53% 4.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 69.35% 72.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 10
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £37,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £39,650
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
62 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 18.13% 10.46% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 46 22 22
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Farnborough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 42 (63.64%) Finance
1 42 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (62.12%) Degree
3 35 (53.03%) Banking
4 33 (50.00%) HTML
5 32 (48.48%) Linux
6 29 (43.94%) Oracle
7 28 (42.42%) Java
7 28 (42.42%) Unix
7 28 (42.42%) Shell Script
7 28 (42.42%) Spring
7 28 (42.42%) Unit Testing
7 28 (42.42%) System Testing
8 27 (40.91%) Ajax
9 24 (36.36%) Scrum
9 24 (36.36%) Tomcat
9 24 (36.36%) Spring Integration
9 24 (36.36%) Jenkins
9 24 (36.36%) Oracle Database
9 24 (36.36%) Relational Database
10 22 (33.33%) C#
10 22 (33.33%) .NET
11 21 (31.82%) SQL
12 20 (30.30%) WebSphere Application Server
12 20 (30.30%) JSP
12 20 (30.30%) WebSphere MQ
12 20 (30.30%) JMS
12 20 (30.30%) Hibernate
12 20 (30.30%) JSF
12 20 (30.30%) WebSphere

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 24 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 20 (30.30%) WebSphere
2 20 (30.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (12.12%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (6.06%) Apache
5 4 (6.06%) Apache Spark
5 4 (6.06%) GemFire
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) GitHub
1 8 (12.12%) PaaS
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.61%) Intranet
3 4 (6.06%) AMQP
3 4 (6.06%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.36%) Oracle Database
1 24 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
3 16 (24.24%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.06%) Apache Hive
5 4 (6.06%) Big Data
5 4 (6.06%) Hadoop
5 4 (6.06%) HBase
5 4 (6.06%) OLTP
6 2 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 17 (25.76%) Visual Studio
3 15 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 8 (12.12%) Eclipse
5 8 (12.12%) Gradle
5 8 (12.12%) JUnit
6 7 (10.61%) Selenium
7 5 (7.58%) HP UFT
8 4 (6.06%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 42 (63.64%) Finance
2 35 (53.03%) Banking
3 6 (9.09%) Aerospace
4 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (56.06%) Developer
2 12 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 12 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 12 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 12 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (12.12%) C# Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Team Leader
3 8 (12.12%) Technical Leader
3 8 (12.12%) Technical Team Leader
3 8 (12.12%) Tester
4 7 (10.61%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Automation Tester
6 5 (7.58%) QA Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Java Team Leader
7 4 (6.06%) Unix Team Leader
8 3 (4.55%) Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.00%) HTML
2 28 (42.42%) Spring
3 27 (40.91%) Ajax
4 24 (36.36%) Spring Integration
5 22 (33.33%) .NET
6 20 (30.30%) Apache Camel
6 20 (30.30%) Hibernate
6 20 (30.30%) JMS
6 20 (30.30%) JSF
6 20 (30.30%) JSP
6 20 (30.30%) WebSphere MQ
7 16 (24.24%) J2EE
7 16 (24.24%) Java SE
7 16 (24.24%) JPA
7 16 (24.24%) PrimeFaces
8 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
9 14 (21.21%) XML
10 13 (19.70%) CSS
11 12 (18.18%) Java EE
11 12 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.06%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (48.48%) Linux
2 28 (42.42%) Unix
3 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (42.42%) System Testing
2 28 (42.42%) Unit Testing
3 24 (36.36%) Scrum
4 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (24.24%) TDD
5 11 (16.67%) BDD
6 10 (15.15%) MVC
7 9 (13.64%) Validation
8 8 (12.12%) API Design
8 8 (12.12%) Benchmarking
8 8 (12.12%) Regression Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Project Planning
9 7 (10.61%) SEO
9 7 (10.61%) Web Application Development
10 6 (9.09%) Web Development
11 5 (7.58%) Front End Development
11 5 (7.58%) Project Management
11 5 (7.58%) Software Testing
12 4 (6.06%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (42.42%) Java
1 28 (42.42%) Shell Script
2 22 (33.33%) C#
3 21 (31.82%) SQL
4 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.09%) C
6 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.06%) Erlang
6 4 (6.06%) Korn
6 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.06%) Python
6 4 (6.06%) Ruby
6 4 (6.06%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.03%) C++
7 2 (3.03%) R
7 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (62.12%) Degree
2 10 (15.15%) ISEB
3 6 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (6.06%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (43.94%) Oracle
2 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.18%) BT
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.06%) Telerik
4 4 (6.06%) Terracotta
5 1 (1.52%) RedGate
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