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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 82 69 93
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs citing QA 105 123 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.24% 3.63% 2.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.09% 37.61% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 94 119 74
Median salary £46,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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
308 327 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 9.51% 9.65% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 271 295 413
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Farnborough -5 27 £55,000 +35.80% 1
Basingstoke -7 19 £42,500 -5.55%
Portsmouth +7 17 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Southampton 0 14 £41,250 +9.99% 3
Fareham -4 6 £34,750 -0.71% 3
Eastleigh -2 4 £50,000 -4.76%
Andover - 3 £52,000 -
Gosport +14 2 £33,000 -26.66%
Alton -6 2 £29,500 +18.00%
Romsey - 2 £40,000 -
Winchester +5 1 - -
Wallington - 1 £90,000 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 173 (70.04%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (42.51%) SQL
3 88 (35.63%) Scrum
4 76 (30.77%) C#
5 68 (27.53%) Degree
5 68 (27.53%) SDLC
6 54 (21.86%) .NET
7 50 (20.24%) Linux
8 48 (19.43%) Microsoft
9 46 (18.62%) Computer Science
9 46 (18.62%) Selenium
10 45 (18.22%) Software Testing
11 44 (17.81%) Java
12 43 (17.41%) Finance
12 43 (17.41%) Unit Testing
13 40 (16.19%) TDD
13 40 (16.19%) HTML
14 37 (14.98%) XML
15 33 (13.36%) MongoDB
16 32 (12.96%) MySQL
16 32 (12.96%) Unix
16 32 (12.96%) Python
17 31 (12.55%) SQL Server
17 31 (12.55%) Retail
17 31 (12.55%) ISTQB
18 30 (12.15%) BDD
19 29 (11.74%) NoSQL
20 28 (11.34%) Software Engineering
20 28 (11.34%) Oracle
20 28 (11.34%) JavaScript

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 25 (10.12%) Apache
2 12 (4.86%) WebSphere
2 12 (4.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (1.62%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.81%) Moodle
4 2 (0.81%) SAS
4 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.40%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) Marvel
5 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.64%) MS Office
3 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (2.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.43%) Cognos Controller
1 6 (2.43%) Cognos TM1
1 6 (2.43%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) FastStats
3 1 (0.40%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.83%) SaaS
3 4 (1.62%) GitHub
3 4 (1.62%) PaaS
4 2 (0.81%) IaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.40%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.40%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.81%) Ethernet
2 2 (0.81%) PPP
2 2 (0.81%) RS-232
2 2 (0.81%) Wireless
3 1 (0.40%) Firewall
3 1 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.36%) MongoDB
2 32 (12.96%) MySQL
3 31 (12.55%) SQL Server
4 29 (11.74%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.43%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.02%) Power BI
11 4 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.62%) OLAP
11 4 (1.62%) Qlik Sense
11 4 (1.62%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.21%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (1.21%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 46 (18.62%) Selenium
2 25 (10.12%) PHPUnit
3 20 (8.10%) Subversion
4 19 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 17 (6.88%) Jenkins
6 16 (6.48%) Cucumber
7 15 (6.07%) Git (software)
8 13 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (4.86%) WebDriver
10 11 (4.45%) HP UFT
11 6 (2.43%) TeamCity
12 5 (2.02%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.62%) Bugzilla
13 4 (1.62%) Gradle
13 4 (1.62%) JIRA
13 4 (1.62%) NUnit
13 4 (1.62%) Ranorex
13 4 (1.62%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.62%) Testopia
13 4 (1.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (17.41%) Finance
2 31 (12.55%) Retail
3 12 (4.86%) Banking
4 9 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.24%) Marketing
6 6 (2.43%) Electronics
7 4 (1.62%) Law
8 3 (1.21%) Back Office
8 3 (1.21%) French Language
8 3 (1.21%) Legal
9 2 (0.81%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 95 (38.46%) Developer
2 26 (10.53%) PHP Developer
2 26 (10.53%) Software Developer
3 22 (8.91%) Analyst
4 21 (8.50%) Tester
5 20 (8.10%) QA Manager
6 18 (7.29%) SQL Developer
6 18 (7.29%) Test Manager
7 17 (6.88%) Development Manager
7 17 (6.88%) Senior Developer
7 17 (6.88%) Software Manager
8 16 (6.48%) Project Manager
9 15 (6.07%) .NET Developer
9 15 (6.07%) .NET Software Developer
9 15 (6.07%) C# Developer
9 15 (6.07%) QA Engineer
9 15 (6.07%) QA Test Manager
10 14 (5.67%) Developer in Test
11 13 (5.26%) Test Analyst
12 12 (4.86%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (21.86%) .NET
2 40 (16.19%) HTML
3 37 (14.98%) XML
4 26 (10.53%) jQuery
5 25 (10.12%) CakePHP
6 24 (9.72%) ASP.NET
6 24 (9.72%) JSON
7 23 (9.31%) CSS
7 23 (9.31%) Web Services
8 22 (8.91%) SOAP
9 20 (8.10%) REST
10 19 (7.69%) LAMP
11 12 (4.86%) Ajax
11 12 (4.86%) Hibernate
11 12 (4.86%) J2EE
11 12 (4.86%) JMS
11 12 (4.86%) JSF
11 12 (4.86%) JSP
11 12 (4.86%) Spring
11 12 (4.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.62%) Computer Science
2 23 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.50%) iPad
4 19 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (6.88%) Data Centre
6 10 (4.05%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.02%) EPoS
7 5 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.02%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.62%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.21%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.21%) EFT
9 3 (1.21%) EMV
9 3 (1.21%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.81%) Contactless
10 2 (0.81%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.81%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.81%) VLE
11 1 (0.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 50 (20.24%) Linux
2 32 (12.96%) Unix
3 28 (11.34%) Windows
4 20 (8.10%) CentOS
5 19 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (4.05%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.02%) Android
8 3 (1.21%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (70.04%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (35.63%) Scrum
3 68 (27.53%) SDLC
4 45 (18.22%) Software Testing
5 43 (17.41%) Unit Testing
6 40 (16.19%) TDD
7 30 (12.15%) BDD
8 28 (11.34%) Regression Testing
8 28 (11.34%) Software Engineering
9 25 (10.12%) OO PHP
10 24 (9.72%) Project Management
11 21 (8.50%) Test Scripting
12 20 (8.10%) Test Automation
13 19 (7.69%) Performance Testing
13 19 (7.69%) Test Strategy
14 18 (7.29%) Line Management
14 18 (7.29%) Manual Testing
15 17 (6.88%) ITIL
15 17 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (6.48%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 105 (42.51%) SQL
2 76 (30.77%) C#
3 44 (17.81%) Java
4 32 (12.96%) Python
5 28 (11.34%) JavaScript
5 28 (11.34%) PHP
6 22 (8.91%) Ruby
7 21 (8.50%) C
8 17 (6.88%) C++
9 15 (6.07%) Perl
10 12 (4.86%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.86%) T-SQL
11 11 (4.45%) PowerShell
12 9 (3.64%) PL/SQL
12 9 (3.64%) VB.NET
13 8 (3.24%) Korn
14 6 (2.43%) Objective-C
15 5 (2.02%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.62%) Groovy
17 2 (0.81%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 68 (27.53%) Degree
2 31 (12.55%) ISTQB
3 28 (11.34%) ISEB
4 19 (7.69%) CCNP
4 19 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (4.45%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (3.24%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (1.62%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.62%) PMP
8 4 (1.62%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.81%) IRCA
9 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.43%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 2 (0.81%) ISO13485
3 2 (0.81%) SDET
3 2 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.83%) vSphere
2 3 (1.21%) Firmware
3 2 (0.81%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) Docker
4 1 (0.40%) HDFS
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (19.43%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.34%) Oracle
3 8 (3.24%) VMware
4 7 (2.83%) SAP
5 6 (2.43%) Cognos
5 6 (2.43%) IBM
6 4 (1.62%) BT
6 4 (1.62%) Tableau
6 4 (1.62%) Terracotta
7 2 (0.81%) Adobe
7 2 (0.81%) Citrix
7 2 (0.81%) Gemalto
7 2 (0.81%) Google
7 2 (0.81%) HP
7 2 (0.81%) Ingenico
7 2 (0.81%) T-Plan
7 2 (0.81%) VeriFone
8 1 (0.40%) Sony
8 1 (0.40%) Telerik
8 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Flexible working hours, remote wor
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Omni RMS
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 25 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Southampton
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago