The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hampshire region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 176 177 202
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 8 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.25% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 7
Median salary £40,000 £25,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -27.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £36,450 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +1.47%
QA Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3144 3555 3845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 97.13% 97.21% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2773 3004 3189
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Hampshire region.

QA Tester Salary Trend in Hampshire

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in Hampshire

QA Tester
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 2 £24,500 -
Farnborough - 2 £45,000 -
Southampton -2 1 £26,500 -27.89%
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Manual Testing
3 6 (54.55%) ISEB
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
5 4 (36.36%) Selenium
5 4 (36.36%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
8 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 1 (9.09%) SDET
8 1 (9.09%) SOAP
8 1 (9.09%) Windows
8 1 (9.09%) Python
8 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 1 (9.09%) SQL
8 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Scrum
8 1 (9.09%) RESTful
8 1 (9.09%) SaaS

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Manual Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) OpenUP
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft