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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - 183 173
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.34% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.35% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -10.29%
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
3224 3723 3308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 97.52% 97.82% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2859 3220 2755
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Automation Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Management
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Games
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
3 4 (57.14%) Web Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

General
1 4 (57.14%) Games
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Automation Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
1 5 (71.43%) Test Management
2 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 4 (57.14%) Web Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA