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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 96 81 107
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +26
Permanent jobs citing QA 75 109 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.54% 3.40% 2.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.51% 29.07% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 73 104 70
Median salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
238 375 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.06% 11.69% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 223 328 378
Median salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -10 19 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Southampton +1 13 £40,500 -8.47% 6
Basingstoke -2 12 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Portsmouth +2 10 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Fareham -4 6 £34,000 -2.85% 3
Eastleigh -4 3 £50,000 -4.76%
Gosport +6 2 £33,000 -12.00%
Alton +1 2 £29,500 -1.66%
Andover - 2 £56,000 -
Romsey - 2 £40,000 -
Aldershot -6 1 £52,500 -16.00%
Wallington - 1 £90,000 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 141 (69.46%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (39.41%) SQL
3 73 (35.96%) Scrum
4 57 (28.08%) C#
5 51 (25.12%) Degree
6 45 (22.17%) SDLC
7 44 (21.67%) .NET
8 42 (20.69%) Java
9 38 (18.72%) HTML
9 38 (18.72%) Linux
9 38 (18.72%) Microsoft
10 36 (17.73%) Software Testing
10 36 (17.73%) Unit Testing
11 35 (17.24%) Finance
12 33 (16.26%) Selenium
13 31 (15.27%) Computer Science
13 31 (15.27%) XML
14 29 (14.29%) MongoDB
15 28 (13.79%) TDD
16 26 (12.81%) MySQL
16 26 (12.81%) Oracle
16 26 (12.81%) Unix
16 26 (12.81%) Python
17 25 (12.32%) Web Services
17 25 (12.32%) NoSQL
18 24 (11.82%) JavaScript
19 23 (11.33%) PHP
20 22 (10.84%) CSS
20 22 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
20 22 (10.84%) BDD

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 21 (10.34%) Apache
2 12 (5.91%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.91%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (1.97%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.99%) Moodle
4 2 (0.99%) SAS
4 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.49%) IIS
5 1 (0.49%) Marvel
5 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.46%) MS Office
3 3 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.97%) Cognos Controller
2 4 (1.97%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.49%) FastStats
3 1 (0.49%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.46%) SaaS
4 4 (1.97%) GitHub
5 1 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.49%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.49%) PaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.42%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.99%) PPP
3 1 (0.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 26 (12.81%) MySQL
3 25 (12.32%) NoSQL
4 20 (9.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.96%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.46%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.97%) Power BI
8 4 (1.97%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.48%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.99%) OLAP
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (16.26%) Selenium
2 21 (10.34%) PHPUnit
3 16 (7.88%) Jenkins
4 14 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 14 (6.90%) Subversion
5 11 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (4.93%) HP UFT
7 9 (4.43%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.94%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.96%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.97%) Gradle
10 4 (1.97%) JIRA
10 4 (1.97%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.97%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.97%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.99%) Robot Framework
11 2 (0.99%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (0.99%) Toad
12 1 (0.49%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
General
1 35 (17.24%) Finance
2 21 (10.34%) Retail
3 12 (5.91%) Banking
4 11 (5.42%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.43%) Marketing
6 8 (3.94%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.46%) Electronics
8 3 (1.48%) French Language
8 3 (1.48%) Law
9 2 (0.99%) Publishing
10 1 (0.49%) Back Office
10 1 (0.49%) Games
10 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (37.93%) Developer
2 22 (10.84%) PHP Developer
3 17 (8.37%) Analyst
3 17 (8.37%) QA Manager
4 16 (7.88%) Software Developer
5 15 (7.39%) Project Manager
5 15 (7.39%) Test Manager
6 14 (6.90%) Development Manager
7 13 (6.40%) Developer in Test
7 13 (6.40%) Software Analyst
7 13 (6.40%) Software Test Analyst
7 13 (6.40%) Test Analyst
7 13 (6.40%) Tester
8 12 (5.91%) QA Test Manager
8 12 (5.91%) Senior Developer
8 12 (5.91%) Software Manager
9 10 (4.93%) QA Engineer
9 10 (4.93%) QA Tester
10 9 (4.43%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.43%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (21.67%) .NET
2 38 (18.72%) HTML
3 31 (15.27%) XML
4 25 (12.32%) Web Services
5 22 (10.84%) CSS
5 22 (10.84%) jQuery
6 21 (10.34%) CakePHP
7 20 (9.85%) JSON
8 18 (8.87%) ASP.NET
9 15 (7.39%) SOAP
10 14 (6.90%) REST
11 13 (6.40%) LAMP
12 12 (5.91%) Ajax
12 12 (5.91%) Hibernate
12 12 (5.91%) J2EE
12 12 (5.91%) JMS
12 12 (5.91%) JSF
12 12 (5.91%) JSP
12 12 (5.91%) Spring
12 12 (5.91%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.27%) Computer Science
2 20 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.37%) Data Centre
3 17 (8.37%) iPad
4 9 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.96%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.96%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.97%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.48%) EMV
7 3 (1.48%) EPoS
7 3 (1.48%) Xbox
8 2 (0.99%) Contactless
8 2 (0.99%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.99%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.99%) VLE
9 1 (0.49%) BBC
9 1 (0.49%) FMCG
9 1 (0.49%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.49%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.72%) Linux
2 26 (12.81%) Unix
3 15 (7.39%) Windows
4 14 (6.90%) CentOS
5 13 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (5.42%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.96%) Android
8 3 (1.48%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (69.46%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (35.96%) Scrum
3 45 (22.17%) SDLC
4 36 (17.73%) Software Testing
4 36 (17.73%) Unit Testing
5 28 (13.79%) TDD
6 22 (10.84%) BDD
7 21 (10.34%) OO PHP
7 21 (10.34%) Project Management
8 20 (9.85%) Test Automation
9 19 (9.36%) Manual Testing
10 18 (8.87%) Software Engineering
11 17 (8.37%) Line Management
12 16 (7.88%) Automated Testing
12 16 (7.88%) ITIL
13 15 (7.39%) PRINCE2
13 15 (7.39%) Regression Testing
13 15 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (7.39%) System Testing
13 15 (7.39%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 80 (39.41%) SQL
2 57 (28.08%) C#
3 42 (20.69%) Java
4 26 (12.81%) Python
5 24 (11.82%) JavaScript
6 23 (11.33%) PHP
7 15 (7.39%) C
7 15 (7.39%) Ruby
8 13 (6.40%) C++
8 13 (6.40%) PowerShell
9 12 (5.91%) Perl
9 12 (5.91%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.43%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.94%) Korn
12 7 (3.45%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.46%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.46%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.97%) Groovy
15 2 (0.99%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.99%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 51 (25.12%) Degree
2 17 (8.37%) ISEB
2 17 (8.37%) ISTQB
3 13 (6.40%) CCNP
3 13 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.94%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.97%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.97%) PMP
7 4 (1.97%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.99%) IRCA
8 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.96%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 2 (0.99%) SDET
3 2 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.45%) vSphere
2 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Docker
3 1 (0.49%) HDFS
3 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (18.72%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.81%) Oracle
3 8 (3.94%) SAP
3 8 (3.94%) VMware
4 4 (1.97%) BT
4 4 (1.97%) Cognos
4 4 (1.97%) IBM
4 4 (1.97%) Terracotta
5 3 (1.48%) Tableau
6 2 (0.99%) Gemalto
6 2 (0.99%) Google
6 2 (0.99%) Ingenico
6 2 (0.99%) T-Plan
6 2 (0.99%) VeriFone
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe
7 1 (0.49%) Coremetrics
7 1 (0.49%) HP
7 1 (0.49%) Sony
7 1 (0.49%) Telerik
7 1 (0.49%) TIBCO
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits + Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 10 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis IT
Salary: Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago