The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 180 185 178
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 5 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.13% 0.049% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.052% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 9
Average salary £22,000 £37,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.33% +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
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
3574 3857 3527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 96.05% 94.81% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2967 3332 2901
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,874 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -8 3 £22,000 -41.33% 1
Farnborough - 2 £40,000 -
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited QA Tester in their job title 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 with QA Tester in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (76.92%) SQL
4 9 (69.23%) Performance Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Games
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) ISEB
5 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) CRM
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (15.38%) UNIX
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) WinForms
7 2 (15.38%) Front Office
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited QA Tester in their job title 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 with QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 5 (38.46%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Front Office
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) WinForms
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Performance Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
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