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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 55 58 99
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +41
Permanent jobs citing QA 177 167 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.38% 4.55% 2.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.72% 37.87% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 159 145 90
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,200 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £56,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
482 441 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.65% 12.00% 11.92%
Number of salaries quoted 414 388 414
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,550 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,600 £66,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 41 £40,000 - 10
Farnborough +2 32 £45,000 -
Fareham -1 25 £33,000 -17.50% 2
Basingstoke -3 11 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Aldershot -8 9 £57,500 +15.00%
Petersfield -7 8 - - 1
Havant +6 4 £64,750 +34.54%
Eastleigh -1 4 - -
Portsmouth +7 3 £25,000 -72.22%
Winchester +5 3 £45,000 +95.65%
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 212 (64.24%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (40.61%) C#
3 116 (35.15%) SQL
4 104 (31.52%) .NET
5 103 (31.21%) Degree
6 97 (29.39%) Scrum
7 82 (24.85%) SQL Server
8 79 (23.94%) HTML
9 78 (23.64%) Java
10 75 (22.73%) Finance
11 74 (22.42%) Selenium
12 70 (21.21%) SDLC
13 68 (20.61%) Microsoft
14 67 (20.30%) Computer Science
15 64 (19.39%) TDD
16 61 (18.48%) Oracle
17 56 (16.97%) Unit Testing
18 53 (16.06%) Unix
18 53 (16.06%) Linux
19 51 (15.45%) ASP.NET
19 51 (15.45%) ISTQB
20 48 (14.55%) XML
21 46 (13.94%) Banking
22 45 (13.64%) CSS
22 45 (13.64%) JavaScript
23 44 (13.33%) jQuery
24 41 (12.42%) Relational Database
25 40 (12.12%) PHP
25 40 (12.12%) ISEB
25 40 (12.12%) Jenkins

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 29 (8.79%) WebSphere
2 22 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 19 (5.76%) Apache
3 19 (5.76%) SharePoint
4 18 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (2.42%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (2.12%) CMS
6 7 (2.12%) Node.js
6 7 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.21%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.21%) GemFire
8 2 (0.61%) Confluence
8 2 (0.61%) IIS
8 2 (0.61%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 39 (11.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.42%) MS Office
3 3 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.61%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.03%) PaaS
2 8 (2.42%) GitHub
2 8 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.91%) SaaS
4 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.30%) Boomi
5 1 (0.30%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.24%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.12%) Intranet
3 4 (1.21%) AMQP
3 4 (1.21%) ATM
3 4 (1.21%) DNS
4 3 (0.91%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (24.85%) SQL Server
2 41 (12.42%) Relational Database
3 35 (10.61%) Oracle Database
4 18 (5.45%) MySQL
4 18 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (4.24%) RDBMS
7 12 (3.64%) MongoDB
7 12 (3.64%) NoSQL
8 11 (3.33%) DB2
8 11 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.52%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.21%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.21%) Big Data
11 4 (1.21%) HBase
11 4 (1.21%) OLTP
11 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 74 (22.42%) Selenium
2 40 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 40 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (10.61%) Visual Studio
4 34 (10.30%) HP UFT
5 30 (9.09%) WebDriver
6 28 (8.48%) Cucumber
6 28 (8.48%) JIRA
7 19 (5.76%) JUnit
7 19 (5.76%) PHPUnit
8 18 (5.45%) Git (software)
9 15 (4.55%) Subversion
10 13 (3.94%) Bugzilla
11 12 (3.64%) Ranorex
11 12 (3.64%) Testopia
12 11 (3.33%) Maven
13 9 (2.73%) NUnit
13 9 (2.73%) SoapUI
14 8 (2.42%) Eclipse
14 8 (2.42%) Gradle
General
1 75 (22.73%) Finance
2 46 (13.94%) Banking
3 21 (6.36%) Retail
4 14 (4.24%) Aerospace
5 12 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.73%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 112 (33.94%) Developer
2 58 (17.58%) Analyst
3 46 (13.94%) .NET Developer
4 41 (12.42%) Senior Developer
5 35 (10.61%) C# Developer
6 33 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 29 (8.79%) Software Developer
8 27 (8.18%) QA Engineer
9 24 (7.27%) Test Engineer
9 24 (7.27%) Tester
10 23 (6.97%) SQL Developer
10 23 (6.97%) Test Manager
11 22 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
12 19 (5.76%) ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (5.76%) Senior .NET Developer
13 16 (4.85%) .NET Software Developer
13 16 (4.85%) Analyst Developer
13 16 (4.85%) Developer Analyst
14 15 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (4.55%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (31.52%) .NET
2 79 (23.94%) HTML
3 51 (15.45%) ASP.NET
4 48 (14.55%) XML
5 45 (13.64%) CSS
6 44 (13.33%) jQuery
7 33 (10.00%) Ajax
8 27 (8.18%) J2EE
8 27 (8.18%) Spring
9 25 (7.58%) JSON
10 24 (7.27%) HTML5
10 24 (7.27%) REST
11 22 (6.67%) Spring Integration
12 20 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
13 19 (5.76%) Hibernate
14 18 (5.45%) Apache Camel
14 18 (5.45%) JMS
14 18 (5.45%) JSF
14 18 (5.45%) JSP
15 17 (5.15%) FusionCharts
Miscellaneous
1 67 (20.30%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.85%) Mathematics
5 10 (3.03%) iPad
6 8 (2.42%) Reinsurance
7 7 (2.12%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.82%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.52%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.52%) Replication
9 5 (1.52%) User Experience
10 4 (1.21%) Life Science
10 4 (1.21%) Physics
10 4 (1.21%) PMI
11 3 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.30%) EFT
12 1 (0.30%) EPoS
12 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (16.06%) Linux
1 53 (16.06%) Unix
2 34 (10.30%) Windows
3 15 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (4.24%) CentOS
5 6 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.21%) Windows 2000
6 4 (1.21%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.21%) Windows NT
6 4 (1.21%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.91%) Debian
7 3 (0.91%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.61%) Android
8 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (64.24%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (29.39%) Scrum
3 70 (21.21%) SDLC
4 64 (19.39%) TDD
5 56 (16.97%) Unit Testing
6 38 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (11.52%) Project Management
7 36 (10.91%) Mentoring
7 36 (10.91%) Waterfall
8 35 (10.61%) OO
9 34 (10.30%) Software Engineering
9 34 (10.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (10.00%) BDD
10 33 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 33 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 32 (9.70%) Software Testing
12 27 (8.18%) User Stories
13 26 (7.88%) MVC
13 26 (7.88%) System Testing
14 24 (7.27%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (40.61%) C#
2 116 (35.15%) SQL
3 78 (23.64%) Java
4 45 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 40 (12.12%) PHP
6 33 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 29 (8.79%) Shell Script
8 21 (6.36%) C++
9 15 (4.55%) Python
10 11 (3.33%) Ruby
11 8 (2.42%) C
12 6 (1.82%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.52%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.21%) Erlang
14 4 (1.21%) Korn
14 4 (1.21%) Perl
14 4 (1.21%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.21%) VB
14 4 (1.21%) VBScript
15 2 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 103 (31.21%) Degree
2 51 (15.45%) ISTQB
3 40 (12.12%) ISEB
4 32 (9.70%) Security Cleared
5 12 (3.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (2.12%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.21%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.91%) CCNP
8 3 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.30%) OCP
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.12%) SLA
2 4 (1.21%) ARP4761
2 4 (1.21%) DO-254
3 3 (0.91%) 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
System Software
1 8 (2.42%) Firmware
2 6 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.21%) HDFS
3 4 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.21%) XenApp
4 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (7.58%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.21%) AppDNA
2 4 (1.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (20.61%) Microsoft
2 61 (18.48%) Oracle
3 17 (5.15%) Telerik
4 10 (3.03%) BT
4 10 (3.03%) hybris
5 9 (2.73%) IBM
6 5 (1.52%) Citrix
7 4 (1.21%) AppSense
7 4 (1.21%) BMC
7 4 (1.21%) HP
7 4 (1.21%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.21%) SAP
7 4 (1.21%) Terracotta
7 4 (1.21%) Twitter
7 4 (1.21%) VMware
7 4 (1.21%) Zend
8 3 (0.91%) ATG
8 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.61%) CODA
9 2 (0.61%) Thunderhead
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
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: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + No late Nights / Office Hours Only
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
Posted: 11 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 27 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
Posted: 27 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago