The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 87 54 69
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 127 170 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.15% 4.31% 3.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.27% 31.25% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 60 138 131
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £26,950 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £67,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
597 544 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.80% 13.79% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 464 480 604
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 August 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 August 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
(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
Portsmouth +6 36 £37,500 -25.00% 8
Fareham +3 19 £35,000 +41.41% 1
Southampton -24 16 £35,000 -7.89% 4
Basingstoke -30 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Eastleigh +14 6 £27,000 -46.00%
Farnborough -11 6 £43,750 +32.57% 2
Hook - 4 - -
Winchester +6 3 £52,500 +90.90%
Havant -15 3 £47,500 -16.29% 1
Yateley 0 2 - -
Gosport - 2 - -
Petersfield - 2 £32,500 - 1
Aldershot -7 1 £55,000 +131.57%
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 62 (27.43%) C#
2 61 (26.99%) Selenium
3 58 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (25.22%) SQL Server
5 56 (24.78%) HTML
5 56 (24.78%) JavaScript
6 55 (24.34%) Test Scripting
7 50 (22.12%) .NET
8 48 (21.24%) SQL
8 48 (21.24%) BDD
9 47 (20.80%) TDD
10 46 (20.35%) Cucumber
11 44 (19.47%) CSS
12 43 (19.03%) Scrum
12 43 (19.03%) Test Strategy
12 43 (19.03%) Gherkin
13 42 (18.58%) Degree
14 39 (17.26%) JIRA
14 39 (17.26%) Git (software)
14 39 (17.26%) ASP.NET
15 38 (16.81%) E-Commerce
15 38 (16.81%) Ruby
16 37 (16.37%) Continuous Integration
17 36 (15.93%) WebDriver
18 35 (15.49%) Software Testing
18 35 (15.49%) Retail
18 35 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
19 34 (15.04%) jQuery
20 33 (14.60%) Open Source
21 32 (14.16%) WATIR

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (11.50%) Confluence
2 25 (11.06%) IIS
3 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.44%) Apache
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (12.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.65%) MS Office
3 3 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.33%) MS Project
4 2 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.41%) GitHub
2 11 (4.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.62%) Internet
2 6 (2.65%) CTI
3 4 (1.77%) LAN
4 3 (1.33%) HTTP
5 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.88%) WAN
6 1 (0.44%) SMTP
6 1 (0.44%) VPN
6 1 (0.44%) RFID
6 1 (0.44%) Firewall
6 1 (0.44%) Wireless
6 1 (0.44%) IPsec
6 1 (0.44%) Intranet
6 1 (0.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (25.22%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.27%) RDBMS
2 30 (13.27%) Relational Database
3 22 (9.73%) RavenDB
4 8 (3.54%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.88%) MS Access
6 1 (0.44%) SQLite
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) MySQL
6 1 (0.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 61 (26.99%) Selenium
2 46 (20.35%) Cucumber
3 39 (17.26%) Git (software)
3 39 (17.26%) JIRA
4 36 (15.93%) WebDriver
5 32 (14.16%) WATIR
6 27 (11.95%) TeamCity
7 24 (10.62%) NUnit
8 22 (9.73%) ReSharper
8 22 (9.73%) Rhino Mocks
8 22 (9.73%) Moq
8 22 (9.73%) NCrunch
9 17 (7.52%) QuickTest Pro
10 13 (5.75%) Jenkins
11 9 (3.98%) Maven
11 9 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (3.10%) JUnit
13 5 (2.21%) Ant
13 5 (2.21%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.21%) LoadRunner
General
1 35 (15.49%) Retail
2 17 (7.52%) Finance
3 14 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.65%) Electronics
5 4 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.33%) Games
7 2 (0.88%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.88%) Marketing
7 2 (0.88%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (21.24%) QA Engineer
2 34 (15.04%) Analyst
3 24 (10.62%) Quality Engineer
4 22 (9.73%) Developer
5 21 (9.29%) Tester
5 21 (9.29%) Test Engineer
6 14 (6.19%) Test Analyst
7 13 (5.75%) Software Engineer
8 12 (5.31%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.31%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.54%) Test Manager
9 8 (3.54%) Systems Analyst
9 8 (3.54%) Consultant
9 8 (3.54%) Senior Test Engineer
9 8 (3.54%) Test Leader
10 7 (3.10%) Software Manager
10 7 (3.10%) Automation Tester
10 7 (3.10%) Team Leader
10 7 (3.10%) Software Tester
10 7 (3.10%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (24.78%) HTML
2 50 (22.12%) .NET
3 44 (19.47%) CSS
4 43 (19.03%) Gherkin
5 39 (17.26%) ASP.NET
6 34 (15.04%) jQuery
7 25 (11.06%) .NET Framework
8 23 (10.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (9.73%) StructureMap
9 22 (9.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 22 (9.73%) Spring.NET
9 22 (9.73%) NHibernate
9 22 (9.73%) MSMQ
9 22 (9.73%) Castle Windsor
9 22 (9.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 22 (9.73%) Dapper ORM
10 13 (5.75%) Web Services
11 8 (3.54%) WinForms
12 7 (3.10%) Ajax
12 7 (3.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.60%) Open Source
2 23 (10.18%) Computer Science
3 21 (9.29%) Mobile App
4 19 (8.41%) Blog
5 13 (5.75%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.10%) EPoS
7 6 (2.65%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.65%) Replication
7 6 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.21%) Physics
8 5 (2.21%) EFT
8 5 (2.21%) Firmware
8 5 (2.21%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.33%) iPad
9 3 (1.33%) Life Science
10 2 (0.88%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.88%) TRADACOMS
10 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.88%) iPhone
10 2 (0.88%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.50%) Windows
2 14 (6.19%) Android
3 9 (3.98%) Linux
3 9 (3.98%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.77%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.44%) SUSE
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (24.34%) Test Scripting
3 48 (21.24%) BDD
4 47 (20.80%) TDD
5 43 (19.03%) Scrum
5 43 (19.03%) Test Strategy
6 38 (16.81%) E-Commerce
7 37 (16.37%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (15.49%) Software Testing
9 29 (12.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 29 (12.83%) ERP
10 28 (12.39%) MVC
11 27 (11.95%) Project Management
12 26 (11.50%) Refactoring
12 26 (11.50%) Pair Programming
13 24 (10.62%) Software Engineering
14 23 (10.18%) Automated Testing
15 22 (9.73%) Regression Testing
16 19 (8.41%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 62 (27.43%) C#
2 56 (24.78%) JavaScript
3 48 (21.24%) SQL
4 38 (16.81%) Ruby
5 30 (13.27%) Java
6 22 (9.73%) VB.NET
7 15 (6.64%) C++
7 15 (6.64%) PHP
8 14 (6.19%) Python
9 11 (4.87%) C
10 5 (2.21%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.21%) Perl
11 3 (1.33%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.33%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.88%) VBScript
12 2 (0.88%) VB
13 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (18.58%) Degree
2 32 (14.16%) ISEB
3 15 (6.64%) ISTQB
4 13 (5.75%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.88%) PMP
6 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.88%) HND
6 2 (0.88%) CCNA
6 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.42%) ISO 9001
1 10 (4.42%) SLA
2 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.33%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.44%) vSphere
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (9.73%) Microsoft
1 22 (9.73%) Endeca
1 22 (9.73%) RedPrairie
2 6 (2.65%) SAP
3 5 (2.21%) Oracle
4 3 (1.33%) VMware
4 3 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.88%) Primavera
5 2 (0.88%) Avaya
5 2 (0.88%) Symbian
5 2 (0.88%) HP
5 2 (0.88%) Cadence
5 2 (0.88%) Mitel
5 2 (0.88%) Splunk
5 2 (0.88%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.44%) Atmel
6 1 (0.44%) Dell
6 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.44%) Apple
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22,000 - 25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Car + Pension + Private Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benifits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £7,995 pa
Posted: 14 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + discretionary bonus, pension
Posted: 18 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + discretionary bonus, pension
Posted: 21 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago