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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 70 103 61
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -42
Permanent jobs citing QA 144 92 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.84% 2.28% 4.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.12% 20.26% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 119 83 149
Average salary £43,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,900 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +0.65%
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
410 454 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 10.93% 11.23% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 350 369 392
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,025 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +14 48 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Fareham +14 19 £38,500 +22.22% 1
Farnborough +4 16 £47,500 +31.94% 2
Basingstoke +17 11 £55,000 +42.85%
Havant - 5 £46,250 - 2
Eastleigh +9 4 £25,500 - 1
Winchester -18 4 £25,500 -27.14% 3
Aldershot +4 3 £50,000 +42.85%
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 85 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (29.13%) SQL
3 59 (25.65%) Microsoft
4 52 (22.61%) SQL Server
5 51 (22.17%) Degree
6 41 (17.83%) Finance
7 36 (15.65%) Java
8 35 (15.22%) Project Management
9 33 (14.35%) C#
9 33 (14.35%) Scrum
9 33 (14.35%) Retail
10 31 (13.48%) Software Testing
11 30 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (12.17%) .NET
13 27 (11.74%) Oracle
13 27 (11.74%) Selenium
14 26 (11.30%) ISTQB
15 25 (10.87%) PRINCE2
15 25 (10.87%) ISEB
16 24 (10.43%) Management Information System
16 24 (10.43%) Test Scripting
16 24 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (10.00%) Test Automation
17 23 (10.00%) Linux
18 22 (9.57%) Automated Testing
18 22 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (9.13%) Computer Science
19 21 (9.13%) Windows
19 21 (9.13%) XML
20 20 (8.70%) HTML

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (2.61%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.61%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.74%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.74%) Confluence
2 4 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (1.74%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.48%) SaaS
2 3 (1.30%) PaaS
3 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.17%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.17%) CTI
1 5 (2.17%) Internet
2 3 (1.30%) RTP
3 2 (0.87%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.43%) ATM
4 1 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (5.65%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.04%) Star Schema
7 7 (3.04%) Cognos Impromptu
7 7 (3.04%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.61%) SQLPlus
8 6 (2.61%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.17%) Big Data
10 4 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.74%) RavenDB
10 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.87%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (11.74%) Selenium
2 19 (8.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (6.96%) Eclipse
5 14 (6.09%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.48%) LoadUI
6 8 (3.48%) SoapUI
6 8 (3.48%) Git (software)
7 7 (3.04%) WATIR
7 7 (3.04%) Maven
7 7 (3.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (2.61%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.61%) JIRA
9 5 (2.17%) Ant
9 5 (2.17%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.74%) ReSharper
10 4 (1.74%) NUnit
10 4 (1.74%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (1.74%) Moq
General
1 41 (17.83%) Finance
2 33 (14.35%) Retail
3 14 (6.09%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.78%) Banking
5 8 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.17%) Legal
7 4 (1.74%) Back Office
7 4 (1.74%) Games
8 3 (1.30%) Billing
8 3 (1.30%) Marketing
9 2 (0.87%) Military
9 2 (0.87%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.87%) Automotive
9 2 (0.87%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 38 (16.52%) Analyst
2 34 (14.78%) Developer
3 31 (13.48%) Tester
4 23 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 22 (9.57%) QA Engineer
6 20 (8.70%) Test Engineer
7 16 (6.96%) Programme Manager
8 15 (6.52%) Test Manager
8 15 (6.52%) Software Tester
9 13 (5.65%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.22%) Business Analyst
10 12 (5.22%) QA Tester
10 12 (5.22%) QA Specialist
11 11 (4.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (3.48%) Agile Test Analyst
12 8 (3.48%) Business Developer
12 8 (3.48%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.04%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.04%) Test Leader
13 7 (3.04%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.17%) .NET
2 21 (9.13%) XML
3 20 (8.70%) HTML
4 16 (6.96%) Middleware
5 11 (4.78%) .NET Framework
6 10 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.61%) Spring
8 5 (2.17%) Ajax
8 5 (2.17%) jQuery
8 5 (2.17%) CSS
8 5 (2.17%) CGI
8 5 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (1.74%) Dapper ORM
9 4 (1.74%) PrimeFaces
9 4 (1.74%) Apache Camel
9 4 (1.74%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (1.74%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.74%) MSMQ
9 4 (1.74%) J2SE
9 4 (1.74%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.43%) Management Information System
1 24 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.13%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.78%) Replication
4 8 (3.48%) EPoS
4 8 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.04%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.61%) Clustering
7 4 (1.74%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.74%) Open Source
8 3 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.30%) Physics
8 3 (1.30%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.87%) PMI
9 2 (0.87%) User Experience
10 1 (0.43%) Kindle
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.00%) Linux
2 21 (9.13%) Windows
3 16 (6.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (15.22%) Project Management
3 33 (14.35%) Scrum
4 31 (13.48%) Software Testing
5 30 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (10.87%) PRINCE2
7 24 (10.43%) Test Scripting
8 23 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 22 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (9.57%) Automated Testing
10 20 (8.70%) Performance Testing
10 20 (8.70%) Regression Testing
11 19 (8.26%) Automation Testing
11 19 (8.26%) Mentoring
12 17 (7.39%) Coaching
12 17 (7.39%) System Testing
13 16 (6.96%) Software Engineering
13 16 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (6.52%) Test Strategy
14 15 (6.52%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (29.13%) SQL
2 36 (15.65%) Java
3 33 (14.35%) C#
4 19 (8.26%) PL/SQL
5 17 (7.39%) C
6 16 (6.96%) JavaScript
7 14 (6.09%) C++
8 13 (5.65%) Perl
9 10 (4.35%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.48%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.61%) Python
12 5 (2.17%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.17%) PHP
13 4 (1.74%) Ruby
13 4 (1.74%) Korn
14 3 (1.30%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.30%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.87%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 51 (22.17%) Degree
2 26 (11.30%) ISTQB
3 25 (10.87%) ISEB
4 12 (5.22%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 9 (3.91%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.30%) MCSE
9 2 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.87%) PMP
9 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.43%) ECDL
10 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.65%) SLA
2 5 (2.17%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.87%) TickIT
5 1 (0.43%) HL7
5 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.61%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (2.61%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 59 (25.65%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.74%) Oracle
3 11 (4.78%) HP
4 10 (4.35%) SAP
5 7 (3.04%) Cognos
5 7 (3.04%) IBM
6 6 (2.61%) EMC
6 6 (2.61%) CommVault
6 6 (2.61%) NetApp
6 6 (2.61%) Sun
7 4 (1.74%) Endeca
7 4 (1.74%) RedPrairie
8 2 (0.87%) Acronis
8 2 (0.87%) VMware
9 1 (0.43%) Telerik
9 1 (0.43%) Business Objects
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Petersfield
Computer Futures
Salary: 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Waterlooville
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Aon
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Hampshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Waterlooville
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago