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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 95 57 87
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +30
Permanent jobs citing QA 97 160 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.31% 4.08% 2.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.91% 33.47% 26.62%
Number of salaries quoted 87 147 107
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £47,500 £52,900
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
464 478 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 11.05% 12.20% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 376 405 375
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £27,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,350 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -7 32 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Basingstoke -12 19 £38,500 +28.33% 1
Fareham -22 12 £29,275 -38.36% 3
Farnborough -5 8 £30,000 - 2
Winchester - 8 £33,750 - 1
Eastleigh -14 2 - -
Aldershot -19 1 £35,000 -14.11%
Portsmouth -26 1 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Petersfield - 1 £55,000 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 49 (28.49%) ISEB
2 39 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (22.09%) Software Testing
3 38 (22.09%) SQL
4 34 (19.77%) C#
4 34 (19.77%) Windows
5 33 (19.19%) Selenium
6 31 (18.02%) Project Management
7 30 (17.44%) Degree
8 29 (16.86%) ISTQB
9 26 (15.12%) Finance
10 25 (14.53%) ISO 9001
10 25 (14.53%) HTML
11 24 (13.95%) Java
11 24 (13.95%) Test Scripting
12 22 (12.79%) JavaScript
12 22 (12.79%) SQL Server
12 22 (12.79%) Microsoft
12 22 (12.79%) Scrum
13 21 (12.21%) Mobile App
14 20 (11.63%) Performance Testing
14 20 (11.63%) Retail
15 19 (11.05%) MS Excel
16 18 (10.47%) Automated Testing
16 18 (10.47%) .NET
16 18 (10.47%) Test Automation
16 18 (10.47%) Apple iOS
17 16 (9.30%) Linux
18 15 (8.72%) Regression Testing
18 15 (8.72%) UML

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (2.91%) Apache
2 3 (1.74%) CMS
3 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (11.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.65%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.65%) SaaS
2 2 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.65%) Firewall
2 3 (1.74%) LAN
3 2 (1.16%) WAN
4 1 (0.58%) Broadband
4 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.58%) Wireless
4 1 (0.58%) Intranet
4 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.14%) MySQL
3 5 (2.91%) Big Data
4 4 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.74%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (19.19%) Selenium
2 11 (6.40%) Cucumber
3 10 (5.81%) JIRA
4 7 (4.07%) Maven
4 7 (4.07%) WebDriver
4 7 (4.07%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.49%) Calabash
5 6 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.49%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (2.91%) PHPUnit
6 5 (2.91%) JBehave
6 5 (2.91%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.33%) Subversion
7 4 (2.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.16%) Hudson
8 2 (1.16%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (1.16%) Behat
8 2 (1.16%) WATIR
8 2 (1.16%) Ant
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (15.12%) Finance
2 20 (11.63%) Retail
3 12 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.98%) Games
4 6 (3.49%) Marketing
5 5 (2.91%) Back Office
6 4 (2.33%) Publishing
7 3 (1.74%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.16%) Electronics
9 1 (0.58%) Legal
9 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 31 (18.02%) Analyst
2 22 (12.79%) Tester
3 20 (11.63%) Test Manager
4 19 (11.05%) Test Engineer
5 16 (9.30%) Test Analyst
6 14 (8.14%) Developer
7 13 (7.56%) QA Engineer
8 12 (6.98%) QA Analyst
9 10 (5.81%) Software Developer
9 10 (5.81%) QA Manager
10 9 (5.23%) Architect
10 9 (5.23%) QA Test Analyst
10 9 (5.23%) Applications Architect
11 8 (4.65%) QA Test Manager
11 8 (4.65%) Coordinator
11 8 (4.65%) Software Engineer
11 8 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
12 6 (3.49%) Test Leader
12 6 (3.49%) Team Leader
13 5 (2.91%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.53%) HTML
2 18 (10.47%) .NET
3 13 (7.56%) Web Services
4 12 (6.98%) J2EE
5 11 (6.40%) ASP.NET
6 10 (5.81%) XSL
7 9 (5.23%) Struts
7 9 (5.23%) CSS
7 9 (5.23%) JMS
7 9 (5.23%) Swing
7 9 (5.23%) Spring
7 9 (5.23%) Hibernate
8 8 (4.65%) XML
9 7 (4.07%) SOAP
9 7 (4.07%) WSDL
9 7 (4.07%) Java EE
9 7 (4.07%) REST
10 4 (2.33%) J2ME
11 3 (1.74%) WinForms
11 3 (1.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.21%) Mobile App
2 14 (8.14%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.40%) EFT
3 11 (6.40%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.07%) Digital Media
6 6 (3.49%) Kindle
6 6 (3.49%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.33%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.74%) Firmware
8 3 (1.74%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.74%) Wiki
8 3 (1.74%) Physics
8 3 (1.74%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.16%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.16%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.16%) iPad
9 2 (1.16%) Statistics
9 2 (1.16%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.16%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.77%) Windows
2 18 (10.47%) Apple iOS
3 16 (9.30%) Linux
4 14 (8.14%) Android
5 9 (5.23%) UNIX
6 6 (3.49%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.09%) Software Testing
3 31 (18.02%) Project Management
4 24 (13.95%) Test Scripting
5 22 (12.79%) Scrum
6 20 (11.63%) Performance Testing
7 18 (10.47%) Automated Testing
7 18 (10.47%) Test Automation
8 15 (8.72%) Regression Testing
8 15 (8.72%) UML
8 15 (8.72%) Security Testing
9 14 (8.14%) SOA
10 13 (7.56%) Web Testing
10 13 (7.56%) BDD
10 13 (7.56%) User Stories
11 12 (6.98%) Agile Testing
11 12 (6.98%) Use Case
12 11 (6.40%) Change Management
13 10 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (5.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.09%) SQL
2 34 (19.77%) C#
3 24 (13.95%) Java
4 22 (12.79%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.72%) C
6 14 (8.14%) C++
7 8 (4.65%) Python
8 5 (2.91%) Perl
9 4 (2.33%) Ruby
9 4 (2.33%) PHP
10 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.58%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.58%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 49 (28.49%) ISEB
2 30 (17.44%) Degree
3 29 (16.86%) ISTQB
4 9 (5.23%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.16%) PMP
6 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.16%) HND
7 1 (0.58%) HNC
7 1 (0.58%) CIMA
7 1 (0.58%) ECDL
7 1 (0.58%) ACCA
7 1 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.53%) ISO 9001
2 10 (5.81%) SLA
3 4 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.74%) ISO 14001
4 3 (1.74%) COBIT
4 3 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.74%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.74%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 22 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.98%) Oracle
3 5 (2.91%) Symbian
4 4 (2.33%) VMware
4 4 (2.33%) Cadence
5 3 (1.74%) SAP
5 3 (1.74%) HP
6 2 (1.16%) Telerik
6 2 (1.16%) Apple
6 2 (1.16%) Progress
6 2 (1.16%) JBoss
7 1 (0.58%) Splunk
7 1 (0.58%) ArcSight
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benifits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton
Huxley Associates
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 8% pension, healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Fareham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 8% pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Technology Resourcing
Salary: £22000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Car + pension + BUPA
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 8% pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Zetman
Salary: From £75,000 to £99,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 8% pension, healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
Fareham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Farnborough College of Technology
Posted: 12 days ago
Winchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago