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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 46 73 101
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +28
Permanent jobs citing QA 193 144 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.75% 3.86% 2.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.83% 33.72% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 162 120 86
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
QA
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
497 427 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.80% 11.45% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 410 366 396
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,800 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

QA
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

QA Salary Trend in Hampshire

QA
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

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

QA Salary Histogram in Hampshire

QA
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 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Farnborough +4 43 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Southampton -2 39 £39,500 -1.25% 4
Fareham +1 22 £33,000 -14.28% 4
Aldershot +5 16 £57,500 +31.42%
Basingstoke +2 15 £48,750 -11.36%
Petersfield - 6 - - 1
Portsmouth - 6 £41,250 - 2
Eastleigh 0 5 - -
Havant +2 4 £64,750 +38.13%
Winchester +17 2 £40,000 +56.86% 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 205 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (37.82%) C#
3 104 (33.33%) Scrum
4 101 (32.37%) SQL
4 101 (32.37%) Degree
5 89 (28.53%) .NET
6 82 (26.28%) Selenium
7 77 (24.68%) Java
8 72 (23.08%) TDD
9 71 (22.76%) Finance
9 71 (22.76%) SQL Server
10 70 (22.44%) HTML
11 67 (21.47%) SDLC
12 60 (19.23%) Unit Testing
13 58 (18.59%) Computer Science
14 57 (18.27%) Microsoft
15 56 (17.95%) Oracle
15 56 (17.95%) Unix
16 48 (15.38%) JavaScript
16 48 (15.38%) PHP
16 48 (15.38%) ISTQB
16 48 (15.38%) Jenkins
17 47 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
18 46 (14.74%) Linux
18 46 (14.74%) XML
19 45 (14.42%) Banking
20 43 (13.78%) jQuery
21 42 (13.46%) ASP.NET
22 40 (12.82%) CSS
22 40 (12.82%) ISEB

QA
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:

Application Platforms
1 28 (8.97%) WebSphere
2 24 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 20 (6.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 19 (6.09%) Apache
4 19 (6.09%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.21%) Node.js
6 8 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (2.24%) CMS
7 7 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.28%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.28%) GemFire
9 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.64%) IIS
10 1 (0.32%) Confluence
10 1 (0.32%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 29 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.60%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.21%) PaaS
2 8 (2.56%) GitHub
2 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.60%) SaaS
4 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.32%) Boomi
5 1 (0.32%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.24%) Intranet
3 4 (1.28%) AMQP
3 4 (1.28%) ATM
4 2 (0.64%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 32 (10.26%) Oracle Database
4 19 (6.09%) MySQL
5 17 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (5.13%) RDBMS
7 14 (4.49%) MongoDB
7 14 (4.49%) NoSQL
8 13 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (3.53%) DB2
11 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.60%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.28%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.28%) Big Data
13 4 (1.28%) HBase
13 4 (1.28%) OLTP
13 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 82 (26.28%) Selenium
2 48 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 35 (11.22%) Cucumber
4 33 (10.58%) HP UFT
4 33 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (9.94%) WebDriver
6 30 (9.62%) JIRA
7 28 (8.97%) Visual Studio
8 23 (7.37%) PHPUnit
9 19 (6.09%) Git (software)
9 19 (6.09%) JUnit
10 18 (5.77%) Subversion
11 15 (4.81%) Maven
12 9 (2.88%) Bugzilla
12 9 (2.88%) NUnit
12 9 (2.88%) SoapUI
13 8 (2.56%) Eclipse
13 8 (2.56%) Gradle
13 8 (2.56%) Ranorex
13 8 (2.56%) Testopia
General
1 71 (22.76%) Finance
2 45 (14.42%) Banking
3 16 (5.13%) Retail
4 12 (3.85%) Aerospace
5 11 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.64%) Games
7 2 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 106 (33.97%) Developer
2 52 (16.67%) Analyst
3 36 (11.54%) Test Analyst
4 35 (11.22%) .NET Developer
4 35 (11.22%) Senior Developer
5 26 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 25 (8.01%) C# Developer
6 25 (8.01%) Software Developer
7 24 (7.69%) Test Manager
7 24 (7.69%) Tester
8 23 (7.37%) QA Engineer
9 16 (5.13%) Architect
9 16 (5.13%) SQL Developer
10 15 (4.81%) Software Analyst
10 15 (4.81%) Software Test Analyst
11 14 (4.49%) .NET Software Developer
12 13 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (3.85%) Java Developer
13 12 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (28.53%) .NET
2 70 (22.44%) HTML
3 46 (14.74%) XML
4 43 (13.78%) jQuery
5 42 (13.46%) ASP.NET
6 40 (12.82%) CSS
7 35 (11.22%) Ajax
8 29 (9.29%) Spring
9 27 (8.65%) J2EE
9 27 (8.65%) JSON
10 24 (7.69%) REST
10 24 (7.69%) Spring Integration
11 23 (7.37%) HTML5
12 22 (7.05%) WebSphere MQ
13 21 (6.73%) Hibernate
14 20 (6.41%) Apache Camel
14 20 (6.41%) JMS
14 20 (6.41%) JSF
14 20 (6.41%) JSP
15 17 (5.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (18.59%) Computer Science
2 24 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 8 (2.56%) iPad
5 8 (2.56%) Reinsurance
6 7 (2.24%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.24%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.92%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.60%) Replication
9 4 (1.28%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.28%) PMI
10 3 (0.96%) User Experience
11 2 (0.64%) Life Science
11 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.64%) Physics
11 2 (0.64%) Wiki
12 1 (0.32%) Clustering
12 1 (0.32%) EFT
12 1 (0.32%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.95%) Unix
2 46 (14.74%) Linux
3 31 (9.94%) Windows
4 17 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.49%) CentOS
6 4 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.64%) Android
7 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.64%) VMS
7 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.64%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.32%) Debian
8 1 (0.32%) Solaris
8 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (33.33%) Scrum
3 72 (23.08%) TDD
4 67 (21.47%) SDLC
5 60 (19.23%) Unit Testing
6 47 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (12.82%) BDD
8 38 (12.18%) Mentoring
9 37 (11.86%) OO
10 36 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 35 (11.22%) Software Engineering
12 32 (10.26%) Software Testing
12 32 (10.26%) Waterfall
13 31 (9.94%) Project Management
13 31 (9.94%) Test Scripting
14 30 (9.62%) Test Automation
14 30 (9.62%) User Stories
15 28 (8.97%) MVC
15 28 (8.97%) System Testing
16 26 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (37.82%) C#
2 101 (32.37%) SQL
3 77 (24.68%) Java
4 48 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 48 (15.38%) PHP
5 28 (8.97%) Shell Script
6 22 (7.05%) C++
6 22 (7.05%) VB.NET
7 18 (5.77%) Ruby
8 16 (5.13%) Python
9 10 (3.21%) C
10 8 (2.56%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.92%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.28%) Erlang
12 4 (1.28%) Korn
12 4 (1.28%) Perl
12 4 (1.28%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.64%) R
13 2 (0.64%) VB
13 2 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 101 (32.37%) Degree
2 48 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 40 (12.82%) ISEB
4 38 (12.18%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.60%) CCNP
7 5 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.28%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.32%) OCP
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.92%) SLA
2 4 (1.28%) ARP4761
2 4 (1.28%) DO-254
3 3 (0.96%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.24%) Firmware
2 5 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.28%) HDFS
4 3 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.64%) XenApp
6 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (6.73%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.64%) AppDNA
2 2 (0.64%) SCCM
3 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 56 (17.95%) Oracle
3 12 (3.85%) BT
3 12 (3.85%) Telerik
4 10 (3.21%) hybris
5 7 (2.24%) HP
6 6 (1.92%) IBM
7 4 (1.28%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.28%) SAP
7 4 (1.28%) Terracotta
7 4 (1.28%) Twitter
7 4 (1.28%) Zend
8 3 (0.96%) ATG
8 3 (0.96%) Citrix
8 3 (0.96%) VMware
9 2 (0.64%) AppSense
9 2 (0.64%) BMC
9 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.64%) T-Plan
10 1 (0.32%) RedGate
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, life, h/care, childcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus full package
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
Posted: 21 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Posted: 27 days ago