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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 50 89 58
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -31
Permanent jobs citing QA 181 127 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.86% 3.15% 4.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.02% 21.13% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 156 60 138
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,900 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,750 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
402 601 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 10.80% 14.90% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 338 468 480
Average salary £42,500 £41,096 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.41% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +38 48 £41,500 +18.57% 8
Winchester +14 18 £30,000 -42.85% 2
Portsmouth +3 18 £38,500 +2.66% 2
Aldershot +9 16 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Fareham +13 14 £41,000 +17.14% 2
Basingstoke +30 11 £47,000 +4.44%
Farnborough -14 10 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Gosport 0 6 £40,000 -
Petersfield +3 4 - -
Havant -2 3 £49,939 +5.13% 1
Eastleigh -19 3 - -
Alton - 3 £25,000 -
Waterlooville - 2 £23,000 -
Hook +5 1 £29,000 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 154 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (26.80%) SQL
3 88 (25.36%) Finance
4 86 (24.78%) SQL Server
5 77 (22.19%) Degree
6 73 (21.04%) Microsoft
7 56 (16.14%) Oracle
8 55 (15.85%) Software Testing
9 53 (15.27%) Test Scripting
10 50 (14.41%) ISTQB
11 49 (14.12%) Java
11 49 (14.12%) ISEB
12 48 (13.83%) SDLC
13 47 (13.54%) Windows
14 46 (13.26%) Selenium
15 45 (12.97%) Scrum
16 44 (12.68%) Project Management
17 42 (12.10%) Computer Science
18 41 (11.82%) User Acceptance Testing
18 41 (11.82%) C#
19 38 (10.95%) .NET
19 38 (10.95%) XML
19 38 (10.95%) Automated Testing
19 38 (10.95%) Security Cleared
19 38 (10.95%) Automation Testing
20 36 (10.37%) Software Engineering
21 34 (9.80%) Linux
21 34 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
22 33 (9.51%) UNIX
22 33 (9.51%) Business Intelligence

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (2.02%) Apache
2 6 (1.73%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.44%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.86%) SAS
6 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.29%) IIS
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.46%) MS Office
3 4 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.58%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.86%) SaaS
2 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.03%) CTI
2 9 (2.59%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.73%) SAN
4 4 (1.15%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.86%) Internet
6 1 (0.29%) Network Security
6 1 (0.29%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.29%) ATM
6 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (24.78%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (5.19%) Oracle Reports
4 16 (4.61%) Cognos Impromptu
4 16 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (4.61%) Star Schema
4 16 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.46%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.31%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.02%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (2.02%) MySQL
11 6 (1.73%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.86%) OLAP
14 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 46 (13.26%) Selenium
2 27 (7.78%) Jenkins
3 26 (7.49%) HP UFT
4 25 (7.20%) Cucumber
5 16 (4.61%) Maven
5 16 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (4.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 14 (4.03%) JIRA
7 9 (2.59%) WebDriver
8 7 (2.02%) WATIR
8 7 (2.02%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.73%) LoadRunner
9 6 (1.73%) Subversion
9 6 (1.73%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.73%) PHPUnit
10 5 (1.44%) JMeter
11 4 (1.15%) RequisitePro
11 4 (1.15%) Ant
12 3 (0.86%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 88 (25.36%) Finance
2 21 (6.05%) Banking
3 16 (4.61%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.17%) Retail
6 5 (1.44%) Marketing
6 5 (1.44%) Automotive
7 4 (1.15%) Legal
7 4 (1.15%) Front Office
8 3 (0.86%) Games
9 2 (0.58%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 69 (19.88%) Developer
1 69 (19.88%) Analyst
2 42 (12.10%) Test Analyst
3 38 (10.95%) QA Engineer
4 32 (9.22%) Test Engineer
5 31 (8.93%) Tester
6 20 (5.76%) Test Manager
6 20 (5.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 17 (4.90%) Business Developer
8 15 (4.32%) Junior
8 15 (4.32%) Business Analyst
8 15 (4.32%) Senior Developer
8 15 (4.32%) Software Tester
9 14 (4.03%) Team Leader
9 14 (4.03%) QA Manager
9 14 (4.03%) Graduate
9 14 (4.03%) QA Analyst
10 13 (3.75%) Software Developer
10 13 (3.75%) Software Engineer
11 12 (3.46%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.95%) .NET
1 38 (10.95%) XML
2 24 (6.92%) Web Services
3 21 (6.05%) HTML
4 20 (5.76%) Spring
5 15 (4.32%) Gherkin
6 14 (4.03%) Middleware
6 14 (4.03%) CGI
7 12 (3.46%) CSS
8 11 (3.17%) Hibernate
9 10 (2.88%) SOAP
9 10 (2.88%) REST
9 10 (2.88%) JSON
9 10 (2.88%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.02%) Java EE
10 7 (2.02%) jQuery
10 7 (2.02%) J2EE
11 6 (1.73%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.73%) CakePHP
12 5 (1.44%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.10%) Computer Science
2 22 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.19%) Mathematics
4 16 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (4.61%) Replication
5 11 (3.17%) Physics
6 10 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.31%) EPoS
8 6 (1.73%) AS400
8 6 (1.73%) iSeries
9 5 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.15%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.58%) Clustering
11 2 (0.58%) User Experience
11 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.29%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.29%) CPLD
12 1 (0.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.54%) Windows
2 34 (9.80%) Linux
3 33 (9.51%) UNIX
4 6 (1.73%) CentOS
4 6 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.29%) Android
5 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (15.85%) Software Testing
3 53 (15.27%) Test Scripting
4 48 (13.83%) SDLC
5 45 (12.97%) Scrum
6 44 (12.68%) Project Management
7 41 (11.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 38 (10.95%) Automated Testing
8 38 (10.95%) Automation Testing
9 36 (10.37%) Software Engineering
10 34 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (9.51%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (8.93%) Unit Testing
13 30 (8.65%) Manual Testing
14 29 (8.36%) Test Automation
15 28 (8.07%) BDD
15 28 (8.07%) Data Modelling
16 24 (6.92%) TDD
17 23 (6.63%) Performance Testing
18 22 (6.34%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (26.80%) SQL
2 49 (14.12%) Java
3 41 (11.82%) C#
4 29 (8.36%) PL/SQL
5 28 (8.07%) PHP
6 22 (6.34%) JavaScript
7 18 (5.19%) Python
8 17 (4.90%) C
9 15 (4.32%) Ruby
10 12 (3.46%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.17%) C++
12 7 (2.02%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.73%) Perl
14 5 (1.44%) Korn
14 5 (1.44%) Fortran
14 5 (1.44%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.15%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.58%) XPath
17 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (22.19%) Degree
2 50 (14.41%) ISTQB
3 49 (14.12%) ISEB
4 38 (10.95%) Security Cleared
5 19 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (2.88%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (1.73%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.73%) CCNP
8 6 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.17%) SLA
2 3 (0.86%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.86%) HL7
3 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (1.73%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) Firmware
3 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.58%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 73 (21.04%) Microsoft
2 56 (16.14%) Oracle
3 25 (7.20%) Cognos
4 17 (4.90%) HP
5 16 (4.61%) IBM
6 15 (4.32%) SAP
7 7 (2.02%) Citrix
8 4 (1.15%) GigaSpaces
9 2 (0.58%) Acronis
9 2 (0.58%) CommVault
9 2 (0.58%) NetApp
9 2 (0.58%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.58%) VMware
9 2 (0.58%) Google
9 2 (0.58%) EMC
9 2 (0.58%) Sun
10 1 (0.29%) BMC
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 15% bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Excellent Beneftis
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £650000 per annum + 30 days hol, flexitime
Posted: 8 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 21 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £650000 per annum + 30 days hol, flexitime
Posted: 22 days ago