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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 55 93 65
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -28
Permanent jobs citing QA 173 98 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.68% 2.49% 3.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.52% 20.90% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 158 70 140
Average salary £41,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
427 469 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 11.54% 11.91% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 373 384 437
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Southampton +31 45 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Farnborough -2 30 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Winchester 0 24 £25,000 - 2
Aldershot +12 13 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Fareham +8 12 £41,000 +30.15% 4
Portsmouth +16 8 £90,000 +140.00% 2
Gosport +4 6 £40,000 -
Basingstoke +23 5 £54,000 +8.00% 2
Eastleigh -5 3 £25,500 -5.55%
Havant - 3 £50,000 -
Petersfield +8 2 - -
Hook - 1 £29,000 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 131 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (30.19%) SQL
3 83 (26.95%) Finance
4 81 (26.30%) SQL Server
5 71 (23.05%) Microsoft
6 70 (22.73%) Degree
7 49 (15.91%) Java
8 48 (15.58%) Test Scripting
9 47 (15.26%) Oracle
10 45 (14.61%) Software Testing
10 45 (14.61%) ISTQB
11 44 (14.29%) Selenium
12 43 (13.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 42 (13.64%) ISEB
14 40 (12.99%) Scrum
15 39 (12.66%) Automated Testing
16 37 (12.01%) Windows
17 36 (11.69%) Linux
17 36 (11.69%) C#
18 35 (11.36%) Project Management
18 35 (11.36%) SDLC
19 33 (10.71%) .NET
19 33 (10.71%) XML
20 31 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (10.06%) Test Automation
21 30 (9.74%) Computer Science
22 29 (9.42%) Automation Testing
22 29 (9.42%) PL/SQL
23 28 (9.09%) HP UFT
24 27 (8.77%) UNIX

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (2.60%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (1.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.62%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.97%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.90%) MS Office
3 5 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.25%) CTI
2 7 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.95%) SAN
4 2 (0.65%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.65%) RTP
5 1 (0.32%) Network Security
5 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.32%) ATM
5 1 (0.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (26.30%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (6.49%) Oracle Reports
4 17 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (4.55%) Star Schema
6 14 (4.55%) Cognos Impromptu
6 14 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (4.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (4.22%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.25%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.95%) SQLPlus
11 6 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.97%) OLAP
14 2 (0.65%) Data Mart
14 2 (0.65%) QlikView
15 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (14.29%) Selenium
2 28 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 26 (8.44%) Jenkins
4 16 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 13 (4.22%) Cucumber
6 13 (4.22%) Maven
6 13 (4.22%) Eclipse
7 10 (3.25%) SoapUI
8 8 (2.60%) LoadUI
9 7 (2.27%) JIRA
9 7 (2.27%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.95%) Ant
11 5 (1.62%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.62%) Git (software)
12 4 (1.30%) WATIR
12 4 (1.30%) RequisitePro
13 3 (0.97%) JMeter
13 3 (0.97%) FitNesse
13 3 (0.97%) Gerrit
General
1 83 (26.95%) Finance
2 21 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 21 (6.82%) Banking
3 16 (5.19%) Retail
4 12 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.62%) Legal
5 5 (1.62%) Games
6 4 (1.30%) Marketing
6 4 (1.30%) Automotive
6 4 (1.30%) Front Office
7 1 (0.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Law
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
7 1 (0.32%) Military
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 67 (21.75%) Analyst
2 53 (17.21%) Developer
3 42 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 41 (13.31%) Tester
5 29 (9.42%) QA Engineer
6 28 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 23 (7.47%) Test Manager
8 21 (6.82%) Software Tester
9 19 (6.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 15 (4.87%) Business Developer
10 15 (4.87%) Business Analyst
11 14 (4.55%) QA Tester
12 12 (3.90%) QA Analyst
13 11 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
13 11 (3.57%) Software Developer
13 11 (3.57%) Software Engineer
14 10 (3.25%) SQL Developer
14 10 (3.25%) QA Specialist
15 9 (2.92%) Java Developer
15 9 (2.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.71%) .NET
1 33 (10.71%) XML
2 19 (6.17%) Middleware
3 18 (5.84%) HTML
4 17 (5.52%) Web Services
5 16 (5.19%) Spring
6 10 (3.25%) Hibernate
6 10 (3.25%) CGI
7 8 (2.60%) .NET Framework
8 7 (2.27%) Gherkin
9 6 (1.95%) Ajax
9 6 (1.95%) Java EE
9 6 (1.95%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.62%) J2EE
10 5 (1.62%) JDBC
10 5 (1.62%) JSP
10 5 (1.62%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (1.62%) J2SE
10 5 (1.62%) JMS
10 5 (1.62%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.74%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.19%) Replication
4 12 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.60%) EPoS
6 7 (2.27%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.95%) AS400
7 6 (1.95%) Clustering
7 6 (1.95%) iSeries
7 6 (1.95%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.95%) Physics
8 4 (1.30%) Grid Computing
9 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.65%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.65%) User Experience
11 1 (0.32%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.32%) PMI
11 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.32%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.01%) Windows
2 36 (11.69%) Linux
3 27 (8.77%) UNIX
4 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (15.58%) Test Scripting
3 45 (14.61%) Software Testing
4 43 (13.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 40 (12.99%) Scrum
6 39 (12.66%) Automated Testing
7 35 (11.36%) Project Management
7 35 (11.36%) SDLC
8 31 (10.06%) Test Automation
8 31 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (9.42%) Automation Testing
10 27 (8.77%) Performance Testing
11 24 (7.79%) Software Engineering
11 24 (7.79%) Regression Testing
11 24 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (7.47%) Unit Testing
12 23 (7.47%) Performance Tuning
12 23 (7.47%) BDD
12 23 (7.47%) Mentoring
13 21 (6.82%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (30.19%) SQL
2 49 (15.91%) Java
3 36 (11.69%) C#
4 29 (9.42%) PL/SQL
5 20 (6.49%) C
6 18 (5.84%) Python
7 17 (5.52%) JavaScript
8 16 (5.19%) C++
9 15 (4.87%) Perl
9 15 (4.87%) PHP
10 14 (4.55%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.57%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.60%) Ruby
13 5 (1.62%) Korn
13 5 (1.62%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.30%) Fortran
15 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.32%) XPath
15 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 70 (22.73%) Degree
2 45 (14.61%) ISTQB
3 42 (13.64%) ISEB
4 21 (6.82%) Security Cleared
5 16 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.97%) MCSE
8 3 (0.97%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) PMP
9 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.22%) SLA
2 3 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.65%) HL7
3 2 (0.65%) TickIT
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.60%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.32%) Firmware
4 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (4.22%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.95%) Oracle ZFS
2 6 (1.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (1.95%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 71 (23.05%) Microsoft
2 47 (15.26%) Oracle
3 15 (4.87%) SAP
3 15 (4.87%) HP
4 14 (4.55%) Cognos
4 14 (4.55%) IBM
5 7 (2.27%) Citrix
6 6 (1.95%) CommVault
6 6 (1.95%) NetApp
6 6 (1.95%) EMC
6 6 (1.95%) Sun
7 4 (1.30%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (0.65%) Acronis
8 2 (0.65%) VMware
9 1 (0.32%) Telerik
9 1 (0.32%) BMC
9 1 (0.32%) Business Objects
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Lending Software Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Annapurna
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Posted: 19 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham or Farnborough or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: 27 days ago