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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 57 58 94
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +36
Permanent jobs citing QA 150 170 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.37% 4.79% 3.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.06% 42.39% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 149 145 59
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,250 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
416 401 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 12.12% 11.30% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 352 336 470
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,192
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,191
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Southampton -3 48 £42,500 +2.40% 2
Fareham +5 29 £47,500 +66.66% 4
Portsmouth +9 18 £47,500 +23.37% 5
Basingstoke -9 17 £36,000 -23.40% 3
Farnborough -5 13 £42,500 +21.42%
Winchester -11 1 £31,500 +5.00%
Aldershot -17 1 £32,000 -28.88%
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 221 (67.58%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (42.51%) SQL
3 132 (40.37%) C#
4 98 (29.97%) .NET
5 97 (29.66%) Degree
6 92 (28.13%) Scrum
7 83 (25.38%) SDLC
8 76 (23.24%) Microsoft
9 75 (22.94%) SQL Server
10 70 (21.41%) Finance
10 70 (21.41%) Computer Science
10 70 (21.41%) Selenium
11 66 (20.18%) TDD
12 62 (18.96%) HTML
13 58 (17.74%) Regression Testing
13 58 (17.74%) ISTQB
14 56 (17.13%) Oracle
15 55 (16.82%) ISEB
16 52 (15.90%) MS Excel
17 49 (14.98%) Linux
17 49 (14.98%) ASP.NET
17 49 (14.98%) Java
18 48 (14.68%) Project Management
19 46 (14.07%) Windows
20 45 (13.76%) Retail
21 43 (13.15%) XML
22 41 (12.54%) Test Scripting
23 40 (12.23%) Software Testing
24 38 (11.62%) Unit Testing
24 38 (11.62%) 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 17 (5.20%) Apache
1 17 (5.20%) WebSphere
2 11 (3.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (2.14%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.92%) IIS
7 2 (0.61%) Confluence
7 2 (0.61%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.31%) Marvel
8 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 52 (15.90%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.89%) MS Office
3 6 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.92%) MS Project
5 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.83%) Cognos Controller
1 6 (1.83%) Cognos TM1
1 6 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.31%) FastStats
2 1 (0.31%) Radian6
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.83%) SaaS
2 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.22%) PaaS
3 3 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.31%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.31%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.22%) ATM
2 4 (1.22%) DNS
2 4 (1.22%) Firewall
3 2 (0.61%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.61%) RS-232
3 2 (0.61%) Wireless
4 1 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.40%) Relational Database
3 29 (8.87%) Oracle Database
4 18 (5.50%) MySQL
5 16 (4.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (4.59%) NoSQL
7 13 (3.98%) MongoDB
8 12 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.14%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.53%) DB2
12 4 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.22%) Power BI
12 4 (1.22%) Qlik Sense
13 3 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.92%) OLAP
13 3 (0.92%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 70 (21.41%) Selenium
2 37 (11.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (10.09%) WebDriver
4 28 (8.56%) Visual Studio
5 26 (7.95%) Cucumber
6 24 (7.34%) SoapUI
7 22 (6.73%) HP UFT
8 19 (5.81%) JIRA
9 14 (4.28%) Jenkins
9 14 (4.28%) Subversion
10 13 (3.98%) NUnit
10 13 (3.98%) PHPUnit
11 12 (3.67%) Git (software)
11 12 (3.67%) SpecFlow
12 8 (2.45%) Bugzilla
12 8 (2.45%) Ranorex
12 8 (2.45%) TeamCity
12 8 (2.45%) Testopia
13 7 (2.14%) Robot Framework
14 5 (1.53%) JUnit
General
1 70 (21.41%) Finance
2 45 (13.76%) Retail
3 30 (9.17%) Banking
4 11 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.83%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.53%) Back Office
8 4 (1.22%) Law
9 3 (0.92%) Electronics
9 3 (0.92%) Legal
10 2 (0.61%) French Language
10 2 (0.61%) Marketing
11 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 114 (34.86%) Developer
2 55 (16.82%) Analyst
3 45 (13.76%) .NET Developer
4 41 (12.54%) Software Developer
5 37 (11.31%) C# Developer
6 34 (10.40%) SQL Developer
7 33 (10.09%) Tester
8 30 (9.17%) Senior Developer
9 28 (8.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 28 (8.56%) QA Engineer
10 25 (7.65%) Test Analyst
10 25 (7.65%) Test Manager
11 24 (7.34%) ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (7.03%) .NET Software Developer
13 22 (6.73%) Senior .NET Developer
14 21 (6.42%) QA Manager
15 20 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 19 (5.81%) QA Test Manager
17 18 (5.50%) Software Manager
18 17 (5.20%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (29.97%) .NET
2 62 (18.96%) HTML
3 49 (14.98%) ASP.NET
4 43 (13.15%) XML
5 32 (9.79%) CSS
6 30 (9.17%) jQuery
7 22 (6.73%) REST
8 21 (6.42%) SOAP
9 19 (5.81%) JSON
9 19 (5.81%) Web Services
10 17 (5.20%) FusionCharts
10 17 (5.20%) LAMP
11 13 (3.98%) CakePHP
11 13 (3.98%) J2EE
12 12 (3.67%) Hibernate
12 12 (3.67%) Spring
13 11 (3.36%) JMS
13 11 (3.36%) JSF
13 11 (3.36%) JSP
13 11 (3.36%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (21.41%) Computer Science
2 25 (7.65%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.50%) Mathematics
5 15 (4.59%) iPad
6 10 (3.06%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.75%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.75%) N-Tier
8 7 (2.14%) EPoS
9 6 (1.83%) Physics
9 6 (1.83%) User Experience
10 5 (1.53%) EFT
10 5 (1.53%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.22%) Life Science
11 4 (1.22%) PMI
12 3 (0.92%) EMV
12 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.92%) Reinsurance
13 2 (0.61%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 49 (14.98%) Linux
2 46 (14.07%) Windows
3 38 (11.62%) Unix
4 16 (4.89%) CentOS
5 13 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.53%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.53%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.22%) Android
7 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.22%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.22%) Windows NT
7 4 (1.22%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.92%) Debian
8 3 (0.92%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.61%) VMS
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (67.58%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (28.13%) Scrum
3 83 (25.38%) SDLC
4 66 (20.18%) TDD
5 58 (17.74%) Regression Testing
6 48 (14.68%) Project Management
7 41 (12.54%) Test Scripting
8 40 (12.23%) Software Testing
9 38 (11.62%) BDD
9 38 (11.62%) Unit Testing
10 33 (10.09%) Software Engineering
11 29 (8.87%) Test Automation
12 28 (8.56%) Mentoring
12 28 (8.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (8.26%) Test Strategy
14 26 (7.95%) Performance Testing
14 26 (7.95%) Waterfall
15 24 (7.34%) User Stories
16 23 (7.03%) Front End Development
17 22 (6.73%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 139 (42.51%) SQL
2 132 (40.37%) C#
3 49 (14.98%) Java
4 36 (11.01%) VB.NET
5 29 (8.87%) C++
6 25 (7.65%) Python
7 24 (7.34%) JavaScript
8 21 (6.42%) C
9 17 (5.20%) PHP
10 14 (4.28%) Ruby
10 14 (4.28%) Shell Script
10 14 (4.28%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.36%) Perl
12 10 (3.06%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.53%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.22%) Delphi
14 4 (1.22%) Korn
14 4 (1.22%) VB
14 4 (1.22%) VBScript
15 3 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 97 (29.66%) Degree
2 58 (17.74%) ISTQB
3 55 (16.82%) ISEB
4 21 (6.42%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.98%) CCNP
5 13 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (2.14%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.83%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.22%) PMP
10 2 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.83%) SLA
2 3 (0.92%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 2 (0.61%) ARP4761
3 2 (0.61%) DO-254
3 2 (0.61%) ISO13485
System Software
1 9 (2.75%) Firmware
2 6 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.22%) XenApp
5 3 (0.92%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (6.42%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.22%) AppDNA
2 4 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (23.24%) Microsoft
2 56 (17.13%) Oracle
3 18 (5.50%) Telerik
4 11 (3.36%) IBM
5 7 (2.14%) Citrix
6 6 (1.83%) Cognos
7 5 (1.53%) VMware
8 4 (1.22%) AppSense
8 4 (1.22%) BMC
8 4 (1.22%) BT
8 4 (1.22%) Tableau
8 4 (1.22%) Terracotta
9 3 (0.92%) HP
10 2 (0.61%) Adobe
10 2 (0.61%) ATG
10 2 (0.61%) CODA
10 2 (0.61%) hybris
10 2 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.61%) Thunderhead
10 2 (0.61%) VeriFone
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Attractive + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth
Talent Point
Salary: £38000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Portsmouth
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £36672.00 - £46414.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago