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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 73 118 106
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 130 83 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.93% 2.18% 2.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.95% 19.58% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 113 66 67
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
420 424 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 12.69% 11.13% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 353 333 288
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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
Farnborough -2 27 £50,000 +76.99% 2
Southampton +11 21 £40,000 - 4
Portsmouth +27 16 £43,750 -20.45% 4
Basingstoke +23 14 £46,250 +68.18%
Aldershot +10 10 £62,500 +13.63%
Fareham +7 8 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Winchester +6 3 £35,000 +79.48% 2
Eastleigh - 3 £52,500 - 2
Gosport - 3 £37,500 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 184 (65.25%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (31.91%) Scrum
3 84 (29.79%) Degree
4 80 (28.37%) C#
5 78 (27.66%) Selenium
6 75 (26.60%) SQL
7 69 (24.47%) Java
8 65 (23.05%) Computer Science
9 64 (22.70%) .NET
10 61 (21.63%) SDLC
11 55 (19.50%) Unix
11 55 (19.50%) TDD
12 53 (18.79%) PHP
12 53 (18.79%) Unit Testing
13 47 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (16.67%) Software Testing
14 46 (16.31%) SQL Server
15 45 (15.96%) JavaScript
16 44 (15.60%) Security Cleared
17 43 (15.25%) Jenkins
17 43 (15.25%) Cucumber
18 41 (14.54%) HTML
18 41 (14.54%) Finance
19 40 (14.18%) Software Engineering
19 40 (14.18%) XML
20 38 (13.48%) Linux
21 37 (13.12%) Automation Testing
22 36 (12.77%) BDD
22 36 (12.77%) ISTQB
23 35 (12.41%) jQuery

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (8.16%) Apache
2 16 (5.67%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.61%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (2.84%) Node.js
6 6 (2.13%) CMS
7 5 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.42%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.71%) GemFire
9 2 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.77%) MS Office
3 3 (1.06%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (1.42%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.84%) SaaS
2 6 (2.13%) PaaS
3 5 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.42%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.35%) Boomi
5 1 (0.35%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.32%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.13%) CTI
3 3 (1.06%) Intranet
4 2 (0.71%) AMQP
5 1 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.35%) GSM
5 1 (0.35%) Internet
5 1 (0.35%) LAN
5 1 (0.35%) LTE
5 1 (0.35%) SAN
5 1 (0.35%) TETRA
5 1 (0.35%) UMTS
5 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.35%) Wireless
5 1 (0.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.31%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.87%) MongoDB
2 25 (8.87%) Relational Database
3 23 (8.16%) MySQL
4 20 (7.09%) NoSQL
5 16 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (3.90%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.48%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.71%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.71%) Big Data
13 2 (0.71%) HBase
13 2 (0.71%) OLTP
13 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.35%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 78 (27.66%) Selenium
2 43 (15.25%) Cucumber
2 43 (15.25%) Jenkins
3 29 (10.28%) HP UFT
3 29 (10.28%) PHPUnit
4 22 (7.80%) Subversion
5 20 (7.09%) JIRA
6 19 (6.74%) WebDriver
7 16 (5.67%) Maven
7 16 (5.67%) Visual Studio
8 14 (4.96%) Git (software)
8 14 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (3.19%) Bugzilla
10 8 (2.84%) Ranorex
10 8 (2.84%) Robotium
10 8 (2.84%) Testopia
11 6 (2.13%) JMeter
12 5 (1.77%) JUnit
12 5 (1.77%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.77%) WATIR
General
1 41 (14.54%) Finance
2 23 (8.16%) Banking
3 9 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.84%) Retail
5 6 (2.13%) Games
5 6 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.71%) Automotive
6 2 (0.71%) Law
6 2 (0.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Billing
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (29.08%) Developer
2 46 (16.31%) Analyst
3 37 (13.12%) Test Analyst
4 28 (9.93%) Senior Developer
4 28 (9.93%) Test Engineer
5 27 (9.57%) QA Engineer
6 25 (8.87%) Test Manager
7 21 (7.45%) Tester
8 20 (7.09%) .NET Developer
8 20 (7.09%) C# Developer
9 18 (6.38%) Java Developer
9 18 (6.38%) Team Leader
10 16 (5.67%) Junior
10 16 (5.67%) QA Leader
11 15 (5.32%) PHP Developer
12 13 (4.61%) Software Developer
13 12 (4.26%) QA Manager
13 12 (4.26%) Software Manager
14 11 (3.90%) Software Tester
15 10 (3.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (22.70%) .NET
2 41 (14.54%) HTML
3 40 (14.18%) XML
4 35 (12.41%) jQuery
5 29 (10.28%) JSON
6 26 (9.22%) REST
7 25 (8.87%) CSS
8 23 (8.16%) Ajax
9 22 (7.80%) SOAP
10 19 (6.74%) CakePHP
10 19 (6.74%) LAMP
10 19 (6.74%) Spring
11 17 (6.03%) Gherkin
11 17 (6.03%) J2EE
12 16 (5.67%) ASP.NET
12 16 (5.67%) HTML5
13 13 (4.61%) Web Services
13 13 (4.61%) WebSphere MQ
14 12 (4.26%) CSS3
15 11 (3.90%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 65 (23.05%) Computer Science
2 30 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.80%) Mathematics
4 14 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.84%) Replication
7 6 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.42%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.42%) Physics
8 4 (1.42%) User Experience
9 3 (1.06%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.71%) Wiki
11 1 (0.35%) Clustering
11 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.35%) iPad
11 1 (0.35%) Kindle
11 1 (0.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 55 (19.50%) Unix
2 38 (13.48%) Linux
3 23 (8.16%) Windows
4 21 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (6.74%) CentOS
6 10 (3.55%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.42%) Android
7 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (65.25%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (31.91%) Scrum
3 61 (21.63%) SDLC
4 55 (19.50%) TDD
5 53 (18.79%) Unit Testing
6 47 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 40 (14.18%) Software Engineering
8 37 (13.12%) Automation Testing
9 36 (12.77%) BDD
10 33 (11.70%) Test Management
11 31 (10.99%) Automated Testing
11 31 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (10.28%) Test Automation
13 28 (9.93%) User Stories
14 26 (9.22%) OO
15 24 (8.51%) Manual Testing
16 23 (8.16%) Project Management
17 21 (7.45%) OOP
18 20 (7.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 80 (28.37%) C#
2 75 (26.60%) SQL
3 69 (24.47%) Java
4 53 (18.79%) PHP
5 45 (15.96%) JavaScript
6 26 (9.22%) Ruby
7 20 (7.09%) C++
8 15 (5.32%) Shell Script
9 14 (4.96%) Python
10 12 (4.26%) C
11 11 (3.90%) PL/SQL
12 9 (3.19%) Bash Shell
12 9 (3.19%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.77%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.42%) Korn
15 3 (1.06%) Perl
15 3 (1.06%) VC++
16 2 (0.71%) Erlang
16 2 (0.71%) R
17 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 84 (29.79%) Degree
2 44 (15.60%) Security Cleared
3 36 (12.77%) ISTQB
4 34 (12.06%) ISEB
5 14 (4.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (4.61%) CCNP
6 13 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (4.26%) SC Cleared
8 8 (2.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.42%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.35%) OCP
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.48%) SLA
2 3 (1.06%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.06%) Firmware
2 2 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.71%) HDFS
3 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (11.70%) Oracle
2 31 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.55%) HP
4 8 (2.84%) Cognos
5 7 (2.48%) BT
6 6 (2.13%) hybris
7 5 (1.77%) Google
7 5 (1.77%) SAP
8 4 (1.42%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.71%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.71%) T-Plan
9 2 (0.71%) Twitter
9 2 (0.71%) Zend
10 1 (0.35%) Citrix
10 1 (0.35%) Dell
10 1 (0.35%) Motorola
10 1 (0.35%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.35%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.35%) Sun
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27-32k dependent on exp
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: good salary + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Office Hours Only
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Transactor Global Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + pension and healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
Winchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom
QinetiQ
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £53248 per annum + holiday pay, pension
Posted: 25 days ago
Portsmouth
Talent Point
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago