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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 58 53 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +53
Permanent jobs citing QA 166 175 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.81% 4.82% 2.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.95% 41.47% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 161 156 61
Median salary £43,250 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,200 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
475 422 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.77% 11.62% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 404 365 416
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 51 £42,500 +2.40% 3
Fareham +8 33 £47,500 +38.68% 7
Farnborough +8 22 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Basingstoke -11 12 £36,000 -6.49% 3
Portsmouth 0 9 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Aldershot -16 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Petersfield -19 3 - -
Eastleigh +8 2 - -
Havant +7 2 £68,000 +36.00%
Winchester -12 2 £38,250 +34.21% 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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.

1 232 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (39.72%) C#
3 134 (37.75%) SQL
4 113 (31.83%) Degree
5 108 (30.42%) .NET
6 106 (29.86%) Scrum
7 85 (23.94%) SDLC
8 84 (23.66%) TDD
8 84 (23.66%) SQL Server
9 79 (22.25%) Finance
9 79 (22.25%) Selenium
10 78 (21.97%) Microsoft
11 77 (21.69%) Computer Science
12 76 (21.41%) HTML
13 70 (19.72%) Java
14 62 (17.46%) Oracle
15 60 (16.90%) ISTQB
16 58 (16.34%) Regression Testing
17 57 (16.06%) ASP.NET
17 57 (16.06%) Linux
18 55 (15.49%) ISEB
18 55 (15.49%) Unit Testing
19 51 (14.37%) MS Excel
20 49 (13.80%) Windows
21 48 (13.52%) Unix
22 47 (13.24%) BDD
23 46 (12.96%) XML
24 45 (12.68%) Software Engineering
25 43 (12.11%) Banking
26 42 (11.83%) CSS

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 24 (6.76%) WebSphere
2 19 (5.35%) Tomcat
3 18 (5.07%) Apache
4 15 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (3.94%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.25%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.13%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.13%) CMS
8 4 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.13%) GemFire
9 2 (0.56%) Confluence
9 2 (0.56%) IIS
9 2 (0.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 51 (14.37%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.66%) MS Office
3 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.56%) MS Project
6 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.13%) Cognos Controller
1 4 (1.13%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.66%) PaaS
2 8 (2.25%) GitHub
3 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.69%) SaaS
5 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.28%) Boomi
6 1 (0.28%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.10%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.69%) Intranet
3 4 (1.13%) AMQP
3 4 (1.13%) ATM
3 4 (1.13%) DNS
4 3 (0.85%) Firewall
5 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.56%) RS-232
5 2 (0.56%) Wireless
6 1 (0.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.70%) Relational Database
3 32 (9.01%) Oracle Database
4 17 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.23%) MySQL
5 15 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.38%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.10%) DB2
7 11 (3.10%) MongoDB
7 11 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.10%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.13%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.13%) Big Data
10 4 (1.13%) HBase
10 4 (1.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 79 (22.25%) Selenium
2 40 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (9.86%) WebDriver
4 34 (9.58%) Visual Studio
5 31 (8.73%) Jenkins
6 29 (8.17%) Cucumber
7 26 (7.32%) HP UFT
8 24 (6.76%) JIRA
9 22 (6.20%) Git (software)
9 22 (6.20%) SoapUI
10 19 (5.35%) JUnit
11 16 (4.51%) PHPUnit
12 14 (3.94%) NUnit
12 14 (3.94%) Subversion
13 12 (3.38%) SpecFlow
14 9 (2.54%) Robot Framework
15 8 (2.25%) Eclipse
15 8 (2.25%) Gradle
15 8 (2.25%) TeamCity
16 7 (1.97%) Bugzilla
General
1 79 (22.25%) Finance
2 43 (12.11%) Banking
3 39 (10.99%) Retail
4 14 (3.94%) Aerospace
5 11 (3.10%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.13%) Back Office
8 3 (0.85%) Electronics
8 3 (0.85%) Legal
9 2 (0.56%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 120 (33.80%) Developer
2 65 (18.31%) Analyst
3 52 (14.65%) .NET Developer
4 40 (11.27%) Senior Developer
5 39 (10.99%) Software Developer
6 37 (10.42%) C# Developer
7 35 (9.86%) QA Engineer
8 34 (9.58%) Test Analyst
9 31 (8.73%) SQL Developer
9 31 (8.73%) Tester
10 29 (8.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 24 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (6.48%) .NET Software Developer
13 21 (5.92%) Senior .NET Developer
13 21 (5.92%) Test Engineer
14 20 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 18 (5.07%) Software Analyst
16 17 (4.79%) Analyst Developer
16 17 (4.79%) C# Software Developer
16 17 (4.79%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (30.42%) .NET
2 76 (21.41%) HTML
3 57 (16.06%) ASP.NET
4 46 (12.96%) XML
5 42 (11.83%) CSS
6 39 (10.99%) jQuery
7 27 (7.61%) J2EE
8 26 (7.32%) Ajax
9 25 (7.04%) JSON
9 25 (7.04%) REST
10 24 (6.76%) Spring
11 20 (5.63%) HTML5
12 19 (5.35%) SOAP
12 19 (5.35%) Spring Integration
12 19 (5.35%) Web Services
13 17 (4.79%) FusionCharts
14 16 (4.51%) Hibernate
15 15 (4.23%) JMS
15 15 (4.23%) JSP
15 15 (4.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (21.69%) Computer Science
2 31 (8.73%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.79%) Mathematics
5 13 (3.66%) iPad
6 10 (2.82%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.54%) N-Tier
8 8 (2.25%) Reinsurance
8 8 (2.25%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.69%) Physics
9 6 (1.69%) Replication
10 5 (1.41%) EPoS
10 5 (1.41%) User Experience
11 4 (1.13%) EFT
11 4 (1.13%) Life Science
11 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.13%) PMI
12 3 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
13 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 57 (16.06%) Linux
2 49 (13.80%) Windows
3 48 (13.52%) Unix
4 14 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.66%) CentOS
6 5 (1.41%) Android
6 5 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.13%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.13%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.13%) Windows NT
7 4 (1.13%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.13%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.85%) Debian
8 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (29.86%) Scrum
3 85 (23.94%) SDLC
4 84 (23.66%) TDD
5 58 (16.34%) Regression Testing
6 55 (15.49%) Unit Testing
7 47 (13.24%) BDD
8 45 (12.68%) Software Engineering
9 42 (11.83%) Project Management
9 42 (11.83%) Test Scripting
10 39 (10.99%) Software Testing
11 36 (10.14%) Mentoring
11 36 (10.14%) OO
12 33 (9.30%) Waterfall
13 29 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (8.17%) Test Automation
14 28 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
15 27 (7.61%) User Stories
16 24 (6.76%) Front End Development
17 23 (6.48%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 141 (39.72%) C#
2 134 (37.75%) SQL
3 70 (19.72%) Java
4 40 (11.27%) JavaScript
5 35 (9.86%) VB.NET
6 32 (9.01%) PHP
7 26 (7.32%) Shell Script
8 25 (7.04%) C++
9 23 (6.48%) Python
10 14 (3.94%) C
10 14 (3.94%) Ruby
11 12 (3.38%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.82%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.25%) Perl
14 4 (1.13%) Delphi
14 4 (1.13%) Erlang
14 4 (1.13%) Korn
14 4 (1.13%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.13%) VB
14 4 (1.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 113 (31.83%) Degree
2 60 (16.90%) ISTQB
3 55 (15.49%) ISEB
4 30 (8.45%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.25%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.97%) CCNP
6 7 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.13%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.28%) OCP
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.97%) SLA
2 4 (1.13%) ARP4761
2 4 (1.13%) DO-254
3 2 (0.56%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (3.10%) Firmware
2 6 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.13%) HDFS
3 4 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.13%) XenApp
4 3 (0.85%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (5.92%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.13%) AppDNA
2 4 (1.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 78 (21.97%) Microsoft
2 62 (17.46%) Oracle
3 17 (4.79%) Telerik
4 13 (3.66%) IBM
5 7 (1.97%) BT
5 7 (1.97%) Citrix
5 7 (1.97%) hybris
6 4 (1.13%) AppSense
6 4 (1.13%) BMC
6 4 (1.13%) Cognos
6 4 (1.13%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.13%) Terracotta
6 4 (1.13%) Twitter
6 4 (1.13%) VMware
6 4 (1.13%) Zend
7 3 (0.85%) ATG
8 2 (0.56%) CODA
8 2 (0.56%) HP
8 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.56%) Thunderhead
Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + pension, life cover, childcare vouchers
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life cover, childcare vouchers
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 8 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum Pension, Health Insurance, Holiday entitleme
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Annual Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Portsmouth
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Attractive + bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £36672.00 - £46414.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Basingstoke
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago