The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 8.82% 6.36% 2.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 55.00% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 5
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 14.71% 11.56% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 9
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Farnborough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) Finance
3 20 (41.67%) Banking
3 20 (41.67%) Linux
3 20 (41.67%) Degree
4 19 (39.58%) Unix
5 16 (33.33%) Oracle
6 15 (31.25%) Java
6 15 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 15 (31.25%) Spring
6 15 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 15 (31.25%) System Testing
6 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
7 14 (29.17%) Relational Database
7 14 (29.17%) Ajax
7 14 (29.17%) HTML
8 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
8 13 (27.08%) XML
9 12 (25.00%) .NET
9 12 (25.00%) C#
10 11 (22.92%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (22.92%) JSP
10 11 (22.92%) JMS
10 11 (22.92%) Tomcat
10 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
10 11 (22.92%) WebSphere MQ
10 11 (22.92%) WebSphere
10 11 (22.92%) JSF
10 11 (22.92%) Hibernate
10 11 (22.92%) Scrum

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (22.92%) Tomcat
1 11 (22.92%) WebSphere
1 11 (22.92%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.17%) GemFire
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) GitHub
1 4 (8.33%) PaaS
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.25%) Intranet
3 2 (4.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) Relational Database
2 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
3 11 (22.92%) Oracle Database
4 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.17%) Big Data
6 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.17%) HBase
6 2 (4.17%) OLTP
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
3 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.50%) Selenium
5 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
5 5 (10.42%) HP UFT
6 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 4 (8.33%) Gradle
6 4 (8.33%) JUnit
7 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 20 (41.67%) Banking
3 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.17%) Automotive
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.58%) QA Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
7 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Spring
2 14 (29.17%) Ajax
2 14 (29.17%) HTML
3 13 (27.08%) XML
4 12 (25.00%) .NET
5 11 (22.92%) Apache Camel
5 11 (22.92%) Hibernate
5 11 (22.92%) JMS
5 11 (22.92%) JSF
5 11 (22.92%) JSP
5 11 (22.92%) PrimeFaces
5 11 (22.92%) Spring Integration
5 11 (22.92%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (16.67%) J2EE
6 8 (16.67%) Middleware
7 7 (14.58%) Java EE
7 7 (14.58%) Java SE
7 7 (14.58%) JPA
8 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Linux
2 19 (39.58%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) System Testing
2 15 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (22.92%) Scrum
4 9 (18.75%) BDD
4 9 (18.75%) TDD
5 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Test Management
7 5 (10.42%) Validation
8 4 (8.33%) Agile Testing
8 4 (8.33%) API Design
8 4 (8.33%) Change Control
8 4 (8.33%) Defect Management
8 4 (8.33%) Low Latency
8 4 (8.33%) Multithreading
8 4 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) Java
1 15 (31.25%) Shell Script
2 12 (25.00%) C#
3 10 (20.83%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) C
5 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.42%) C++
5 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.42%) Python
5 5 (10.42%) Ruby
6 4 (8.33%) Korn
6 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.17%) Erlang
7 2 (4.17%) R
7 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.08%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Degree
2 9 (18.75%) ISEB
2 9 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (4.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Oracle
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) BT
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.08%) Red Gate
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