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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 52 57 100
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +43
Permanent jobs citing QA 171 181 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.07% 4.94% 2.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.55% 41.61% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 159 166 78
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
495 435 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.68% 11.87% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 424 386 410
Median salary £38,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +1 46 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Farnborough -1 28 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Fareham 0 26 £38,500 +13.23% 5
Basingstoke -1 11 £41,250 -24.31% 1
Petersfield -8 7 - -
Portsmouth +2 5 £47,500 -47.22% 3
Havant +10 4 £64,750 +34.54%
Winchester 0 4 £40,000 +60.00%
Aldershot -18 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Eastleigh +3 3 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 216 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (39.94%) C#
3 125 (37.54%) SQL
4 112 (33.63%) Degree
5 109 (32.73%) .NET
6 100 (30.03%) Scrum
7 81 (24.32%) SQL Server
8 78 (23.42%) Finance
8 78 (23.42%) Computer Science
9 77 (23.12%) SDLC
10 76 (22.82%) HTML
11 74 (22.22%) TDD
12 71 (21.32%) Selenium
13 70 (21.02%) Microsoft
14 68 (20.42%) Java
15 60 (18.02%) Oracle
16 57 (17.12%) ASP.NET
17 56 (16.82%) Unit Testing
18 52 (15.62%) ISTQB
19 48 (14.41%) Linux
20 46 (13.81%) Unix
21 45 (13.51%) XML
21 45 (13.51%) ISEB
22 44 (13.21%) Banking
23 43 (12.91%) MS Excel
23 43 (12.91%) CSS
23 43 (12.91%) Software Engineering
24 41 (12.31%) JavaScript
24 41 (12.31%) Windows
24 41 (12.31%) jQuery

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 26 (7.81%) WebSphere
2 20 (6.01%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.11%) Apache
4 16 (4.80%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (4.50%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (2.10%) CMS
8 6 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.20%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.20%) GemFire
10 2 (0.60%) Confluence
10 2 (0.60%) IIS
10 2 (0.60%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 43 (12.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.00%) MS Office
3 3 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.30%) PaaS
2 8 (2.40%) GitHub
3 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.20%) SaaS
5 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.30%) Boomi
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.60%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.80%) Intranet
3 4 (1.20%) AMQP
3 4 (1.20%) ATM
3 4 (1.20%) DNS
4 3 (0.90%) Firewall
5 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.30%) FTP
5 1 (0.30%) RS-232
5 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.71%) Relational Database
3 33 (9.91%) Oracle Database
4 18 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (4.20%) MySQL
7 12 (3.60%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.30%) DB2
8 11 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (3.00%) MongoDB
9 10 (3.00%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.50%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.20%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.20%) Big Data
12 4 (1.20%) HBase
12 4 (1.20%) OLTP
12 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 71 (21.32%) Selenium
2 40 (12.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (10.51%) Jenkins
3 35 (10.51%) WebDriver
4 34 (10.21%) Visual Studio
5 28 (8.41%) Cucumber
6 25 (7.51%) HP UFT
6 25 (7.51%) JIRA
7 19 (5.71%) Git (software)
7 19 (5.71%) JUnit
8 17 (5.11%) PHPUnit
9 14 (4.20%) SoapUI
10 13 (3.90%) NUnit
10 13 (3.90%) Subversion
11 11 (3.30%) SpecFlow
12 9 (2.70%) Maven
12 9 (2.70%) Robot Framework
13 8 (2.40%) Eclipse
13 8 (2.40%) Gradle
14 7 (2.10%) Bugzilla
General
1 78 (23.42%) Finance
2 44 (13.21%) Banking
3 31 (9.31%) Retail
4 14 (4.20%) Aerospace
5 11 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.60%) Back Office
7 2 (0.60%) Electronics
7 2 (0.60%) Law
7 2 (0.60%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 119 (35.74%) Developer
2 60 (18.02%) Analyst
3 53 (15.92%) .NET Developer
4 42 (12.61%) Senior Developer
5 39 (11.71%) Software Developer
6 37 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 33 (9.91%) Test Analyst
8 31 (9.31%) QA Engineer
9 29 (8.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 29 (8.71%) SQL Developer
10 28 (8.41%) Tester
11 23 (6.91%) .NET Software Developer
11 23 (6.91%) ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (6.31%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (6.31%) Test Engineer
13 19 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
15 17 (5.11%) Analyst Developer
15 17 (5.11%) Developer Analyst
16 16 (4.80%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (32.73%) .NET
2 76 (22.82%) HTML
3 57 (17.12%) ASP.NET
4 45 (13.51%) XML
5 43 (12.91%) CSS
6 41 (12.31%) jQuery
7 30 (9.01%) Ajax
8 27 (8.11%) J2EE
9 25 (7.51%) Spring
10 23 (6.91%) HTML5
10 23 (6.91%) JSON
10 23 (6.91%) REST
11 20 (6.01%) Spring Integration
12 18 (5.41%) Web Services
13 17 (5.11%) CSS3
13 17 (5.11%) FusionCharts
13 17 (5.11%) Hibernate
13 17 (5.11%) WebSphere MQ
14 16 (4.80%) Apache Camel
14 16 (4.80%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (23.42%) Computer Science
2 30 (9.01%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.41%) Mathematics
5 12 (3.60%) iPad
6 10 (3.00%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.70%) N-Tier
8 8 (2.40%) Reinsurance
8 8 (2.40%) Virtual Team
9 7 (2.10%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.80%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.80%) Replication
11 5 (1.50%) Physics
11 5 (1.50%) User Experience
12 4 (1.20%) Life Science
12 4 (1.20%) PMI
13 3 (0.90%) Mobile Computing
14 2 (0.60%) EFT
14 2 (0.60%) EPoS
15 1 (0.30%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (14.41%) Linux
2 46 (13.81%) Unix
3 41 (12.31%) Windows
4 13 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (3.60%) CentOS
6 4 (1.20%) Windows 2000
6 4 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.20%) Windows NT
6 4 (1.20%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.20%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.90%) Debian
7 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.60%) Android
8 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (30.03%) Scrum
3 77 (23.12%) SDLC
4 74 (22.22%) TDD
5 56 (16.82%) Unit Testing
6 43 (12.91%) Software Engineering
7 39 (11.71%) BDD
7 39 (11.71%) Project Management
8 38 (11.41%) Test Scripting
9 37 (11.11%) OO
10 35 (10.51%) Mentoring
10 35 (10.51%) Software Testing
11 33 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (9.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 31 (9.31%) Waterfall
13 26 (7.81%) Test Automation
13 26 (7.81%) User Stories
14 24 (7.21%) Front End Development
14 24 (7.21%) System Testing
15 23 (6.91%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 133 (39.94%) C#
2 125 (37.54%) SQL
3 68 (20.42%) Java
4 41 (12.31%) JavaScript
5 35 (10.51%) PHP
5 35 (10.51%) VB.NET
6 27 (8.11%) Shell Script
7 19 (5.71%) C++
8 17 (5.11%) Python
9 10 (3.00%) C
10 9 (2.70%) Ruby
11 8 (2.40%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.80%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.20%) Erlang
13 4 (1.20%) Korn
13 4 (1.20%) Perl
13 4 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.20%) VB
13 4 (1.20%) VBScript
14 2 (0.60%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 112 (33.63%) Degree
2 52 (15.62%) ISTQB
3 45 (13.51%) ISEB
4 32 (9.61%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.10%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (1.50%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.20%) CCNP
8 4 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.30%) OCP
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.10%) SLA
2 4 (1.20%) ARP4761
2 4 (1.20%) DO-254
3 3 (0.90%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) ISO13485
System Software
1 10 (3.00%) Firmware
2 6 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.20%) HDFS
3 4 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.20%) XenApp
4 3 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (6.01%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.20%) AppDNA
2 4 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 70 (21.02%) Microsoft
2 60 (18.02%) Oracle
3 17 (5.11%) Telerik
4 10 (3.00%) hybris
5 9 (2.70%) IBM
6 8 (2.40%) BT
7 5 (1.50%) Citrix
8 4 (1.20%) AppSense
8 4 (1.20%) BMC
8 4 (1.20%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.20%) Terracotta
8 4 (1.20%) Twitter
8 4 (1.20%) VMware
8 4 (1.20%) Zend
9 3 (0.90%) ATG
10 2 (0.60%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.60%) CODA
10 2 (0.60%) HP
10 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.60%) Thunderhead
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Attractive + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
The SLR Group
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Fareham
Harvey McQueen
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £54000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
The SLR Group
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago