The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 92 60 73
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 102 160 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.58% 4.05% 3.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.17% 30.83% 24.25%
Number of salaries quoted 60 138 123
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
532 519 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.46% 13.15% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 425 452 502
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
South East

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Hampshire

QA
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 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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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
Fareham +4 28 £32,500 +31.31% 1
Portsmouth 0 22 £37,500 -36.17% 5
Southampton -32 14 £37,500 - 4
Eastleigh +18 6 £27,000 -46.00%
Winchester +11 6 - -
Farnborough +2 4 £39,250 -12.77% 2
Basingstoke -38 4 £67,500 +68.75%
Aldershot -8 3 £55,000 +57.14%
Gosport - 2 - -
Ringwood - 1 £35,000 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 58 (29.59%) C#
2 54 (27.55%) SQL
3 50 (25.51%) JavaScript
3 50 (25.51%) SQL Server
4 48 (24.49%) HTML
4 48 (24.49%) Selenium
4 48 (24.49%) Test Scripting
5 46 (23.47%) .NET
6 44 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (20.92%) Retail
8 36 (18.37%) ASP.NET
8 36 (18.37%) CSS
8 36 (18.37%) BDD
9 32 (16.33%) TDD
9 32 (16.33%) Degree
9 32 (16.33%) Scrum
9 32 (16.33%) ISEB
10 30 (15.31%) Software Testing
10 30 (15.31%) Test Strategy
11 29 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (14.80%) MS Excel
12 28 (14.29%) jQuery
12 28 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (14.29%) Cucumber
13 27 (13.78%) Git (software)
14 26 (13.27%) JIRA
15 25 (12.76%) Project Management
15 25 (12.76%) Gherkin
16 24 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (12.24%) Ruby

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (10.71%) IIS
2 18 (9.18%) Confluence
3 3 (1.53%) Apache
4 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (14.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.06%) MS Office
3 3 (1.53%) MS Project
4 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.12%) GitHub
2 7 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.73%) Internet
2 4 (2.04%) LAN
3 3 (1.53%) HTTP
3 3 (1.53%) Firewall
4 2 (1.02%) WAN
4 2 (1.02%) CTI
5 1 (0.51%) Broadband
5 1 (0.51%) SMTP
5 1 (0.51%) VPN
5 1 (0.51%) Wireless
5 1 (0.51%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.51%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.20%) Relational Database
3 19 (9.69%) RDBMS
4 18 (9.18%) RavenDB
5 6 (3.06%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.53%) MySQL
6 3 (1.53%) Big Data
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.02%) MS Access
8 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (24.49%) Selenium
2 28 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 27 (13.78%) Git (software)
4 26 (13.27%) JIRA
5 23 (11.73%) WebDriver
6 21 (10.71%) WATIR
7 19 (9.69%) NUnit
8 18 (9.18%) ReSharper
8 18 (9.18%) Rhino Mocks
8 18 (9.18%) Moq
8 18 (9.18%) TeamCity
8 18 (9.18%) NCrunch
9 14 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (5.10%) Jenkins
10 10 (5.10%) Maven
10 10 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.06%) Behat
11 6 (3.06%) Ant
12 4 (2.04%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.53%) PHPUnit
General
1 41 (20.92%) Retail
2 13 (6.63%) Finance
3 9 (4.59%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.06%) Games
5 4 (2.04%) Back Office
5 4 (2.04%) Electronics
6 2 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.02%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.02%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (17.35%) QA Engineer
2 31 (15.82%) Analyst
3 22 (11.22%) Test Engineer
4 19 (9.69%) Developer
5 18 (9.18%) Tester
6 14 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 11 (5.61%) Test Manager
7 11 (5.61%) Test Analyst
8 10 (5.10%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.59%) Quality Engineer
10 8 (4.08%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.08%) Coordinator
10 8 (4.08%) Consultant
10 8 (4.08%) Senior Test Engineer
10 8 (4.08%) Software Manager
10 8 (4.08%) Test Leader
11 7 (3.57%) Automation Tester
11 7 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
11 7 (3.57%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (24.49%) HTML
2 46 (23.47%) .NET
3 36 (18.37%) ASP.NET
3 36 (18.37%) CSS
4 28 (14.29%) jQuery
5 25 (12.76%) Gherkin
6 21 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 18 (9.18%) MSMQ
7 18 (9.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 18 (9.18%) Dapper ORM
7 18 (9.18%) Spring.NET
7 18 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (9.18%) StructureMap
7 18 (9.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 18 (9.18%) Castle Windsor
7 18 (9.18%) NHibernate
8 8 (4.08%) WinForms
8 8 (4.08%) Web Services
8 8 (4.08%) XML
9 6 (3.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.18%) Open Source
1 18 (9.18%) Mobile App
2 16 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.63%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.12%) Blog
5 9 (4.59%) EFT
6 7 (3.57%) EPoS
7 5 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.55%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.53%) iPad
8 3 (1.53%) Life Science
8 3 (1.53%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.53%) Physics
9 2 (1.02%) Replication
9 2 (1.02%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.02%) Statistics
9 2 (1.02%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.02%) Firmware
9 2 (1.02%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.02%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.73%) Windows
2 11 (5.61%) Android
3 10 (5.10%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.57%) Linux
5 4 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.49%) Test Scripting
2 44 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (18.37%) BDD
4 32 (16.33%) TDD
4 32 (16.33%) Scrum
5 30 (15.31%) Software Testing
5 30 (15.31%) Test Strategy
6 29 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (12.76%) Project Management
9 24 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (12.24%) MVC
10 21 (10.71%) E-Commerce
10 21 (10.71%) Automated Testing
11 19 (9.69%) ERP
12 18 (9.18%) Pair Programming
12 18 (9.18%) Refactoring
12 18 (9.18%) Test Automation
13 15 (7.65%) User Stories
13 15 (7.65%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (29.59%) C#
2 54 (27.55%) SQL
3 50 (25.51%) JavaScript
4 24 (12.24%) Ruby
5 19 (9.69%) VB.NET
5 19 (9.69%) Java
6 17 (8.67%) C++
7 11 (5.61%) Python
8 10 (5.10%) C
9 9 (4.59%) PHP
10 6 (3.06%) Perl
11 5 (2.55%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.02%) VBScript
12 2 (1.02%) VB
12 2 (1.02%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.02%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (16.33%) ISEB
1 32 (16.33%) Degree
2 15 (7.65%) ISTQB
3 11 (5.61%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.02%) PMP
6 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.02%) HND
7 1 (0.51%) CCNA
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.51%) ACCA
7 1 (0.51%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.63%) ISO 9001
2 10 (5.10%) SLA
3 4 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.53%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.51%) vSphere
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (11.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.18%) Endeca
2 18 (9.18%) RedPrairie
3 6 (3.06%) SAP
4 5 (2.55%) Oracle
5 3 (1.53%) Symbian
5 3 (1.53%) VMware
6 2 (1.02%) Cadence
6 2 (1.02%) Mitel
6 2 (1.02%) Splunk
6 2 (1.02%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.02%) Primavera
6 2 (1.02%) HP
6 2 (1.02%) Avaya
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.51%) Apple
7 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.51%) Telerik
Fareham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £38500 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Pension + Medical
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits including pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + discretionary bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Penna Plc
Salary: + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + discretionary bonus, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £42,023 to £53,718 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago