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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 83 65 102
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +37
Permanent jobs citing QA 84 149 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.93% 4.49% 2.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.47% 31.30% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 74 124 77
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £29,650 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
285 476 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 9.94% 14.36% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 239 388 365
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Southampton +10 22 £40,000 +1.26% 7
Farnborough -17 16 £50,000 -
Basingstoke +2 13 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Fareham +3 10 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Portsmouth -4 10 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Winchester +13 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Ringwood - 3 - -
Eastleigh -6 1 £50,000 -
Aldershot -12 1 £52,500 -16.00%
Andover - 1 £60,000 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 125 (66.84%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (43.32%) SQL
3 64 (34.22%) Scrum
4 63 (33.69%) C#
5 60 (32.09%) Degree
6 50 (26.74%) .NET
7 49 (26.20%) Software Testing
8 42 (22.46%) Finance
9 40 (21.39%) Java
10 39 (20.86%) HTML
10 39 (20.86%) Unit Testing
11 37 (19.79%) Computer Science
12 35 (18.72%) Selenium
13 34 (18.18%) Microsoft
14 32 (17.11%) Linux
14 32 (17.11%) SDLC
15 28 (14.97%) Automated Testing
16 27 (14.44%) TDD
16 27 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
17 26 (13.90%) Unix
17 26 (13.90%) Web Services
18 25 (13.37%) ASP.NET
19 24 (12.83%) Amazon AWS
19 24 (12.83%) Test Scripting
20 23 (12.30%) MongoDB
20 23 (12.30%) XML
20 23 (12.30%) Oracle
21 22 (11.76%) CSS
21 22 (11.76%) Python
21 22 (11.76%) Software Engineering

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 16 (8.56%) WebSphere
2 15 (8.02%) Apache
2 15 (8.02%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (2.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.07%) Moodle
4 2 (1.07%) SAS
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
5 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.07%) MS Office
2 2 (1.07%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (12.83%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.67%) SaaS
4 4 (2.14%) GitHub
5 2 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.49%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.07%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.07%) PPP
2 2 (1.07%) RS-485
3 1 (0.53%) SAN
3 1 (0.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.30%) MongoDB
2 19 (10.16%) MySQL
3 18 (9.63%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.95%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.14%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.07%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.07%) Power BI
8 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.53%) Big Data
9 1 (0.53%) HBase
9 1 (0.53%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 35 (18.72%) Selenium
2 19 (10.16%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.56%) Jenkins
4 15 (8.02%) PHPUnit
4 15 (8.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (7.49%) Cucumber
5 14 (7.49%) Visual Studio
6 11 (5.88%) HP UFT
7 7 (3.74%) Subversion
8 6 (3.21%) SoapUI
8 6 (3.21%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.14%) Gradle
9 4 (2.14%) JIRA
9 4 (2.14%) SonarQube
9 4 (2.14%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.07%) Robot Framework
10 2 (1.07%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (1.07%) Toad
10 2 (1.07%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.53%) Moq
General
1 42 (22.46%) Finance
2 14 (7.49%) Banking
3 12 (6.42%) Retail
4 11 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.74%) Marketing
6 6 (3.21%) Electronics
7 5 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.07%) Publishing
9 1 (0.53%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) French Language
9 1 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 76 (40.64%) Developer
2 25 (13.37%) Analyst
3 17 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 16 (8.56%) PHP Developer
5 15 (8.02%) QA Engineer
6 14 (7.49%) Developer in Test
6 14 (7.49%) Software Analyst
6 14 (7.49%) Software Developer
6 14 (7.49%) Software Test Analyst
7 11 (5.88%) Consultant
7 11 (5.88%) Tester
8 10 (5.35%) C# Developer
8 10 (5.35%) Test Engineer
9 9 (4.81%) Development Manager
9 9 (4.81%) Java Developer
9 9 (4.81%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.81%) Software QA Engineer
10 8 (4.28%) iOS Developer
10 8 (4.28%) QA Manager
10 8 (4.28%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (26.74%) .NET
2 39 (20.86%) HTML
3 26 (13.90%) Web Services
4 25 (13.37%) ASP.NET
5 23 (12.30%) XML
6 22 (11.76%) CSS
7 17 (9.09%) jQuery
8 15 (8.02%) Ajax
8 15 (8.02%) CakePHP
8 15 (8.02%) Hibernate
8 15 (8.02%) J2EE
8 15 (8.02%) JMS
8 15 (8.02%) JSF
8 15 (8.02%) JSP
8 15 (8.02%) Spring
8 15 (8.02%) WebSphere MQ
9 13 (6.95%) JSON
10 12 (6.42%) Apache Camel
11 11 (5.88%) Middleware
11 11 (5.88%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.79%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.49%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.49%) iPad
3 11 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.60%) Replication
6 2 (1.07%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.07%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.07%) User Experience
6 2 (1.07%) VLE
6 2 (1.07%) Xbox
7 1 (0.53%) EFT
7 1 (0.53%) EPoS
7 1 (0.53%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.11%) Linux
2 26 (13.90%) Unix
3 17 (9.09%) Windows
4 14 (7.49%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.81%) Android
6 8 (4.28%) CentOS
7 7 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.07%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.53%) AIX
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (66.84%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (34.22%) Scrum
3 49 (26.20%) Software Testing
4 39 (20.86%) Unit Testing
5 32 (17.11%) SDLC
6 28 (14.97%) Automated Testing
7 27 (14.44%) TDD
8 24 (12.83%) Test Scripting
9 22 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 20 (10.70%) BDD
11 19 (10.16%) Manual Testing
11 19 (10.16%) Test Automation
12 18 (9.63%) System Testing
12 18 (9.63%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (8.56%) Project Management
14 15 (8.02%) Automation Testing
14 15 (8.02%) Line Management
14 15 (8.02%) MVC
14 15 (8.02%) OO PHP
14 15 (8.02%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (43.32%) SQL
2 63 (33.69%) C#
3 40 (21.39%) Java
4 22 (11.76%) Python
5 18 (9.63%) JavaScript
6 17 (9.09%) PHP
7 15 (8.02%) Ruby
7 15 (8.02%) Shell Script
8 14 (7.49%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.28%) Korn
9 8 (4.28%) Objective-C
9 8 (4.28%) Perl
9 8 (4.28%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.74%) C
11 6 (3.21%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.14%) Groovy
13 3 (1.60%) C++
13 3 (1.60%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.07%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.07%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 60 (32.09%) Degree
2 22 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 19 (10.16%) ISEB
4 8 (4.28%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.74%) CCNP
5 7 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.74%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (2.14%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.07%) IRCA
8 2 (1.07%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.07%) PMP
9 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) PMO
2 4 (2.14%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 2 (1.07%) SDET
3 2 (1.07%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.74%) vSphere
2 2 (1.07%) Firmware
3 1 (0.53%) Docker
3 1 (0.53%) GPFS
3 1 (0.53%) HDFS
3 1 (0.53%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.30%) Oracle
3 7 (3.74%) BT
3 7 (3.74%) SAP
3 7 (3.74%) VMware
4 4 (2.14%) Terracotta
5 2 (1.07%) Google
5 2 (1.07%) T-Plan
6 1 (0.53%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.53%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.53%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.53%) HP
6 1 (0.53%) IBM
6 1 (0.53%) Remedy
6 1 (0.53%) Tableau
6 1 (0.53%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.53%) Zend
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 27 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 27 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £53,276 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary offered
Posted: 24 days ago
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