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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 24 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 36 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 10.98% 9.18% 3.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 70.59% 60.00% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 8
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
51 45 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 15.55% 15.31% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 44 41 18
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +30.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,600 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,050 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 24 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Farnborough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 24 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 44 (64.71%) Finance
2 42 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (60.29%) Degree
4 33 (48.53%) HTML
4 33 (48.53%) Banking
5 32 (47.06%) Oracle
5 32 (47.06%) Linux
6 30 (44.12%) Unix
6 30 (44.12%) Shell Script
7 27 (39.71%) Java
7 27 (39.71%) Spring
7 27 (39.71%) Unit Testing
7 27 (39.71%) System Testing
8 26 (38.24%) Ajax
9 25 (36.76%) SQL
10 24 (35.29%) Oracle Database
11 23 (33.82%) Relational Database
11 23 (33.82%) Jenkins
11 23 (33.82%) Spring Integration
11 23 (33.82%) C#
11 23 (33.82%) .NET
11 23 (33.82%) Tomcat
11 23 (33.82%) Scrum
12 22 (32.35%) WebSphere
13 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
14 19 (27.94%) WebSphere Application Server
14 19 (27.94%) JSP
14 19 (27.94%) WebSphere MQ
14 19 (27.94%) JMS
14 19 (27.94%) JSF

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 23 (33.82%) Tomcat
2 22 (32.35%) WebSphere
3 19 (27.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (11.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
5 7 (10.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (5.88%) Apache
6 4 (5.88%) Apache Spark
6 4 (5.88%) GemFire
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) GitHub
1 8 (11.76%) PaaS
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.29%) Intranet
3 4 (5.88%) AMQP
3 4 (5.88%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 23 (33.82%) Relational Database
3 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 15 (22.06%) RDBMS
5 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.88%) Apache Hive
6 4 (5.88%) Big Data
6 4 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.88%) HBase
6 4 (5.88%) OLTP
7 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Jenkins
2 17 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 16 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
5 8 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 8 (11.76%) Gradle
5 8 (11.76%) JUnit
6 6 (8.82%) Selenium
7 5 (7.35%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.47%) JIRA
9 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (64.71%) Finance
2 33 (48.53%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (54.41%) Developer
2 13 (19.12%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.18%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.18%) Senior Developer
3 11 (16.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (13.24%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 8 (11.76%) Technical Leader
5 8 (11.76%) Technical Team Leader
6 7 (10.29%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Applications Developer
7 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.82%) QA Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Tester
8 4 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Java Team Leader
8 4 (5.88%) Unix Team Leader
9 3 (4.41%) C# VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (48.53%) HTML
2 27 (39.71%) Spring
3 26 (38.24%) Ajax
4 23 (33.82%) .NET
4 23 (33.82%) Spring Integration
5 19 (27.94%) Apache Camel
5 19 (27.94%) Hibernate
5 19 (27.94%) JMS
5 19 (27.94%) JSF
5 19 (27.94%) JSP
5 19 (27.94%) WebSphere MQ
6 16 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 16 (23.53%) J2EE
7 15 (22.06%) Java SE
7 15 (22.06%) JPA
7 15 (22.06%) PrimeFaces
8 14 (20.59%) CSS
8 14 (20.59%) XML
9 13 (19.12%) jQuery
10 12 (17.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 15 (22.06%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.88%) Replication
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.06%) Linux
2 30 (44.12%) Unix
3 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.71%) System Testing
2 27 (39.71%) Unit Testing
3 23 (33.82%) Scrum
4 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (20.59%) TDD
6 12 (17.65%) Validation
7 10 (14.71%) MVC
8 9 (13.24%) BDD
8 9 (13.24%) Regression Testing
9 8 (11.76%) API Design
9 8 (11.76%) Benchmarking
10 7 (10.29%) Project Planning
10 7 (10.29%) SEO
10 7 (10.29%) Web Application Development
10 7 (10.29%) Web Development
11 6 (8.82%) Front End Development
11 6 (8.82%) Project Management
11 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
12 4 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) Shell Script
2 27 (39.71%) Java
3 25 (36.76%) SQL
4 23 (33.82%) C#
5 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.82%) C
7 5 (7.35%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.88%) Erlang
8 4 (5.88%) Korn
8 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.94%) C++
9 2 (2.94%) Python
9 2 (2.94%) R
9 2 (2.94%) Ruby
9 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (60.29%) Degree
2 8 (11.76%) ISEB
3 4 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (5.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) Oracle
2 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.18%) BT
4 5 (7.35%) Telerik
5 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.88%) Terracotta
6 3 (4.41%) IBM
7 1 (1.47%) RedGate