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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 107 99 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -34
Permanent jobs citing QA 86 73 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.24% 2.24% 3.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.82% 20.86% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 67 66 154
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
434 350 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 11.29% 10.73% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 335 283 473
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,950 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,200 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -23 16 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Havant +13 11 £75,000 -21.05% 1
Farnborough +12 11 £30,000 +7.14% 1
Portsmouth -16 8 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Aldershot -1 5 £55,000 +57.14%
Fareham -8 4 £50,000 +76.99% 4
Basingstoke -16 3 £27,500 -20.28%
Winchester -12 2 £23,500 -4.08% 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 107 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (22.91%) Selenium
3 51 (22.47%) Microsoft
4 49 (21.59%) C#
5 43 (18.94%) HTML
6 42 (18.50%) TDD
6 42 (18.50%) Cucumber
7 41 (18.06%) JIRA
8 40 (17.62%) Scrum
9 39 (17.18%) .NET
9 39 (17.18%) Git (software)
10 38 (16.74%) Software Testing
11 37 (16.30%) Degree
11 37 (16.30%) Retail
12 36 (15.86%) JavaScript
12 36 (15.86%) BDD
13 35 (15.42%) Mentoring
13 35 (15.42%) E-Commerce
13 35 (15.42%) Regression Testing
14 34 (14.98%) Java
15 29 (12.78%) Linux
15 29 (12.78%) Computer Science
15 29 (12.78%) Ruby
16 28 (12.33%) SQL Server
16 28 (12.33%) Open Source
17 27 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (11.89%) CSS
17 27 (11.89%) MS Excel
17 27 (11.89%) ISEB
17 27 (11.89%) Project Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (9.69%) Confluence
2 17 (7.49%) IIS
3 8 (3.52%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.64%) MS Office
3 3 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.49%) SaaS
2 7 (3.08%) GitHub
3 3 (1.32%) PaaS
4 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.17%) Internet
2 6 (2.64%) CTI
3 4 (1.76%) RTP
4 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.44%) Intranet
5 1 (0.44%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.49%) RavenDB
3 13 (5.73%) Big Data
4 11 (4.85%) RDBMS
4 11 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.44%) SQLite
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.44%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 52 (22.91%) Selenium
2 42 (18.50%) Cucumber
3 41 (18.06%) JIRA
4 39 (17.18%) Git (software)
5 25 (11.01%) WATIR
6 22 (9.69%) TeamCity
6 22 (9.69%) WebDriver
7 19 (8.37%) NUnit
8 17 (7.49%) NCrunch
8 17 (7.49%) Rhino Mocks
8 17 (7.49%) Moq
8 17 (7.49%) QuickTest Pro
8 17 (7.49%) ReSharper
9 15 (6.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (3.96%) Eclipse
11 8 (3.52%) LoadRunner
11 8 (3.52%) Jenkins
12 6 (2.64%) Selenium IDE
13 5 (2.20%) JMeter
13 5 (2.20%) JUnit
General
1 37 (16.30%) Retail
2 19 (8.37%) Finance
3 13 (5.73%) Back Office
4 10 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.52%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.08%) Legal
7 5 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.20%) Banking
8 4 (1.76%) Electronics
9 3 (1.32%) Billing
10 2 (0.88%) Military
10 2 (0.88%) Games
10 2 (0.88%) Law
10 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.44%) Automotive
11 1 (0.44%) Advertising
11 1 (0.44%) Publishing
11 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (17.18%) QA Engineer
2 34 (14.98%) Tester
3 31 (13.66%) Analyst
4 26 (11.45%) Developer
5 22 (9.69%) Test Analyst
6 19 (8.37%) Software Tester
7 16 (7.05%) Software Developer
8 15 (6.61%) Programme Manager
8 15 (6.61%) Quality Engineer
9 13 (5.73%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.73%) Senior Software Developer
9 13 (5.73%) Senior Tester
10 11 (4.85%) Software Engineer
11 10 (4.41%) Test Engineer
11 10 (4.41%) QA Tester
11 10 (4.41%) Test Manager
11 10 (4.41%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.41%) Quality Manager
12 8 (3.52%) QA Manager
12 8 (3.52%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (18.94%) HTML
2 39 (17.18%) .NET
3 27 (11.89%) CSS
4 23 (10.13%) Gherkin
5 22 (9.69%) ASP.NET
5 22 (9.69%) jQuery
6 19 (8.37%) .NET Framework
7 18 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (7.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 17 (7.49%) Dapper ORM
8 17 (7.49%) StructureMap
8 17 (7.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 17 (7.49%) Castle Windsor
8 17 (7.49%) Spring.NET
8 17 (7.49%) MSMQ
8 17 (7.49%) NHibernate
9 13 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 10 (4.41%) Web Services
11 5 (2.20%) CGI
12 4 (1.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.78%) Computer Science
2 28 (12.33%) Open Source
3 27 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.49%) Management Information System
5 15 (6.61%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.96%) Mathematics
7 8 (3.52%) User Experience
8 7 (3.08%) Physics
8 7 (3.08%) Blog
9 5 (2.20%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.20%) Replication
9 5 (2.20%) Statistics
10 4 (1.76%) BBC
10 4 (1.76%) EPoS
10 4 (1.76%) Smart Meter
10 4 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.76%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.32%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.32%) iPad
11 3 (1.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.78%) Linux
2 22 (9.69%) Windows
3 10 (4.41%) Android
4 5 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.32%) UNIX
5 3 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (18.50%) TDD
3 40 (17.62%) Scrum
4 38 (16.74%) Software Testing
5 36 (15.86%) BDD
6 35 (15.42%) Mentoring
6 35 (15.42%) E-Commerce
6 35 (15.42%) Regression Testing
7 27 (11.89%) Project Management
8 24 (10.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (10.57%) Test Strategy
9 23 (10.13%) Test Scripting
9 23 (10.13%) System Testing
10 22 (9.69%) OO
10 22 (9.69%) Software Engineering
10 22 (9.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (9.25%) Test Automation
11 21 (9.25%) Automated Testing
11 21 (9.25%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (21.59%) C#
2 36 (15.86%) JavaScript
3 34 (14.98%) Java
4 29 (12.78%) Ruby
5 23 (10.13%) SQL
6 17 (7.49%) VB.NET
7 15 (6.61%) PHP
8 13 (5.73%) Python
9 12 (5.29%) C
10 9 (3.96%) C++
11 5 (2.20%) Perl
12 3 (1.32%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.88%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.44%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 37 (16.30%) Degree
2 27 (11.89%) ISEB
3 19 (8.37%) ISTQB
4 14 (6.17%) Security Cleared
5 10 (4.41%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.88%) PMP
7 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.44%) ECDL
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.64%) ISO 9000
2 5 (2.20%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.88%) TickIT
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (4.41%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) logstash
Vendors
1 51 (22.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.49%) RedPrairie
2 17 (7.49%) Endeca
3 6 (2.64%) Oracle
4 5 (2.20%) SAP
5 2 (0.88%) VMware
5 2 (0.88%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.44%) Atmel
6 1 (0.44%) Splunk
6 1 (0.44%) Tableau
6 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.44%) Avaya
6 1 (0.44%) HP
6 1 (0.44%) Dell
6 1 (0.44%) Mitel
Southampton, Hampshire
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Salary: attractive salary plus a generous benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastleigh
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £39000 per annum + Pension, Health Care
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnborough
The People Network
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 22-30 days hol, pension and more
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago