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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 99 59
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -40
Permanent jobs citing QA 173 101 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.90% 2.57% 4.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.70% 18.74% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 153 58 137
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
387 539 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 10.96% 13.71% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 331 434 459
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
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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 +37 46 £41,500 +27.69% 4
Farnborough -1 21 £40,000 -5.88%
Winchester +11 20 £30,000 -
Aldershot +13 18 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Portsmouth +18 14 £38,500 +2.66% 1
Fareham +4 10 £34,250 +5.38% 1
Basingstoke +26 8 £47,000 -30.37% 1
Gosport -1 6 £40,000 -
Petersfield - 5 - - 1
Eastleigh -13 2 - - 4
Hook - 1 £29,000 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 138 (42.46%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (28.92%) SQL
3 89 (27.38%) Finance
4 87 (26.77%) SQL Server
5 74 (22.77%) Microsoft
6 73 (22.46%) Degree
7 55 (16.92%) Test Scripting
8 51 (15.69%) Java
9 50 (15.38%) ISTQB
9 50 (15.38%) Selenium
10 49 (15.08%) Software Testing
10 49 (15.08%) Oracle
11 47 (14.46%) ISEB
12 44 (13.54%) User Acceptance Testing
13 43 (13.23%) Project Management
14 41 (12.62%) Scrum
14 41 (12.62%) Windows
15 40 (12.31%) Automated Testing
16 39 (12.00%) SDLC
17 38 (11.69%) C#
18 36 (11.08%) XML
19 35 (10.77%) Linux
20 33 (10.15%) Continuous Integration
21 32 (9.85%) Automation Testing
22 31 (9.54%) PL/SQL
23 30 (9.23%) .NET
23 30 (9.23%) UNIX
23 30 (9.23%) Security Cleared
24 29 (8.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 29 (8.92%) HP UFT

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.92%) SAS
5 2 (0.62%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.38%) MS Office
3 5 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.69%) CTI
2 7 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.85%) SAN
4 4 (1.23%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.92%) Internet
6 1 (0.31%) Network Security
6 1 (0.31%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.31%) ATM
6 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (26.77%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (6.77%) Oracle Reports
4 18 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (4.92%) Cognos Impromptu
5 16 (4.92%) Star Schema
6 15 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.08%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (1.85%) SQLPlus
10 6 (1.85%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.92%) MySQL
12 3 (0.92%) OLAP
12 3 (0.92%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 50 (15.38%) Selenium
2 29 (8.92%) HP UFT
3 25 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 20 (6.15%) Cucumber
5 16 (4.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 15 (4.62%) Maven
7 14 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (3.38%) JIRA
9 9 (2.77%) Eclipse
10 8 (2.46%) WATIR
10 8 (2.46%) SoapUI
10 8 (2.46%) WebDriver
11 7 (2.15%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.85%) Ant
12 6 (1.85%) LoadUI
13 5 (1.54%) LoadRunner
14 4 (1.23%) RequisitePro
15 3 (0.92%) JMeter
15 3 (0.92%) SpecFlow
15 3 (0.92%) FitNesse
General
1 89 (27.38%) Finance
2 21 (6.46%) Banking
3 20 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.00%) Retail
6 5 (1.54%) Marketing
6 5 (1.54%) Automotive
7 4 (1.23%) Legal
7 4 (1.23%) Front Office
8 3 (0.92%) Games
9 2 (0.62%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 69 (21.23%) Analyst
2 59 (18.15%) Developer
3 41 (12.62%) Test Analyst
4 33 (10.15%) Tester
4 33 (10.15%) QA Engineer
5 32 (9.85%) Test Engineer
6 22 (6.77%) Test Manager
7 21 (6.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 18 (5.54%) Business Analyst
9 17 (5.23%) Business Developer
10 16 (4.92%) Software Tester
11 13 (4.00%) Junior
12 12 (3.69%) Software Engineer
12 12 (3.69%) Graduate
12 12 (3.69%) QA Analyst
13 11 (3.38%) QA Test Analyst
13 11 (3.38%) QA Specialist
13 11 (3.38%) Test Team Leader
13 11 (3.38%) Team Leader
14 10 (3.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.08%) XML
2 30 (9.23%) .NET
3 22 (6.77%) HTML
4 18 (5.54%) Middleware
5 17 (5.23%) Spring
5 17 (5.23%) Web Services
6 12 (3.69%) CGI
7 11 (3.38%) Hibernate
7 11 (3.38%) Gherkin
8 9 (2.77%) CSS
9 8 (2.46%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.15%) Java EE
11 5 (1.54%) Apache Camel
11 5 (1.54%) PrimeFaces
11 5 (1.54%) REST
11 5 (1.54%) JDBC
11 5 (1.54%) JSP
11 5 (1.54%) SOAP
11 5 (1.54%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.62%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.54%) Replication
4 14 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.46%) EPoS
6 8 (2.46%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.46%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.15%) Physics
8 6 (1.85%) iSeries
8 6 (1.85%) AS400
8 6 (1.85%) Clustering
9 4 (1.23%) Grid Computing
10 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.62%) User Experience
12 1 (0.31%) CPLD
12 1 (0.31%) DTV
12 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.62%) Windows
2 35 (10.77%) Linux
3 30 (9.23%) UNIX
4 2 (0.62%) CentOS
4 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (42.46%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (16.92%) Test Scripting
3 49 (15.08%) Software Testing
4 44 (13.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 43 (13.23%) Project Management
6 41 (12.62%) Scrum
7 40 (12.31%) Automated Testing
8 39 (12.00%) SDLC
9 33 (10.15%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (9.85%) Automation Testing
11 28 (8.62%) Software Engineering
11 28 (8.62%) Performance Testing
12 27 (8.31%) Manual Testing
12 27 (8.31%) Test Automation
13 25 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
13 25 (7.69%) BDD
13 25 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (7.08%) Unit Testing
15 22 (6.77%) Regression Testing
16 20 (6.15%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 94 (28.92%) SQL
2 51 (15.69%) Java
3 38 (11.69%) C#
4 31 (9.54%) PL/SQL
5 22 (6.77%) PHP
6 20 (6.15%) Python
7 19 (5.85%) JavaScript
8 16 (4.92%) C
9 14 (4.31%) Ruby
10 13 (4.00%) T-SQL
11 12 (3.69%) Perl
11 12 (3.69%) C++
12 11 (3.38%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.54%) Korn
13 5 (1.54%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.23%) Fortran
15 2 (0.62%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.62%) XPath
16 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (22.46%) Degree
2 50 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 47 (14.46%) ISEB
4 30 (9.23%) Security Cleared
5 18 (5.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (4.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (1.54%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.92%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.92%) MCSE
10 2 (0.62%) CCNP
10 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.00%) SLA
2 3 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.92%) HL7
3 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) Firmware
3 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.85%) Oracle ZFS
2 6 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (1.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 74 (22.77%) Microsoft
2 49 (15.08%) Oracle
3 20 (6.15%) HP
4 16 (4.92%) SAP
4 16 (4.92%) Cognos
4 16 (4.92%) IBM
5 7 (2.15%) Citrix
6 6 (1.85%) CommVault
6 6 (1.85%) NetApp
6 6 (1.85%) EMC
6 6 (1.85%) Sun
7 4 (1.23%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (0.62%) Acronis
8 2 (0.62%) VMware
9 1 (0.31%) Telerik
9 1 (0.31%) BMC
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Posted: 7 days ago
Eastleigh
The People Network
Salary: good salary + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Salary: £60,000-£65,000, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £650000 per annum + 30 days hol, flexitime
Posted: 15 days ago
Eastleigh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pesion, Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Eastleigh
The People Network
Salary: good salary + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
CV-Library
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 26 days ago