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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 96 115 62
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -53
Permanent jobs citing QA 102 71 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.68% 1.98% 3.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.06% 18.02% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 83 62 148
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
377 394 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 9.90% 10.97% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 302 299 466
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -15 29 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Fareham +12 11 £37,500 +41.50% 4
Havant +16 10 £75,000 -21.05%
Farnborough +12 9 £26,500 -5.35% 1
Basingstoke -4 6 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Aldershot 0 3 £55,000 +57.14%
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 96 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (22.12%) Microsoft
3 42 (19.35%) Selenium
4 40 (18.43%) C#
5 38 (17.51%) SQL
5 38 (17.51%) Retail
6 37 (17.05%) HTML
7 36 (16.59%) Java
8 35 (16.13%) Scrum
9 34 (15.67%) Degree
10 33 (15.21%) JavaScript
11 32 (14.75%) Regression Testing
11 32 (14.75%) Software Testing
12 31 (14.29%) .NET
13 30 (13.82%) TDD
14 29 (13.36%) Linux
14 29 (13.36%) User Acceptance Testing
15 28 (12.90%) Git (software)
15 28 (12.90%) JIRA
16 27 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (11.98%) Mentoring
17 26 (11.98%) BDD
17 26 (11.98%) MS Excel
18 25 (11.52%) ISEB
18 25 (11.52%) SQL Server
18 25 (11.52%) Test Automation
19 24 (11.06%) Project Management
20 23 (10.60%) Automated Testing
20 23 (10.60%) Cucumber
21 22 (10.14%) ISTQB

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 14 (6.45%) Confluence
2 13 (5.99%) IIS
3 8 (3.69%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.30%) MS Office
3 3 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.45%) SaaS
2 3 (1.38%) PaaS
3 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.99%) Internet
2 4 (1.84%) RTP
3 3 (1.38%) CTI
4 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.99%) RavenDB
2 13 (5.99%) Big Data
3 5 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.84%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.84%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.84%) SQLPlus
5 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.46%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 42 (19.35%) Selenium
2 28 (12.90%) JIRA
2 28 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 23 (10.60%) Cucumber
4 17 (7.83%) QuickTest Pro
5 16 (7.37%) Eclipse
5 16 (7.37%) WATIR
6 15 (6.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (6.45%) NUnit
8 13 (5.99%) ReSharper
8 13 (5.99%) Rhino Mocks
8 13 (5.99%) Moq
8 13 (5.99%) TeamCity
8 13 (5.99%) NCrunch
9 8 (3.69%) WebDriver
9 8 (3.69%) SoapUI
10 7 (3.23%) Maven
11 5 (2.30%) LoadRunner
11 5 (2.30%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.30%) LoadUI
General
1 38 (17.51%) Retail
2 18 (8.29%) Finance
3 13 (5.99%) Back Office
4 11 (5.07%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.23%) Legal
6 6 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.30%) Banking
7 5 (2.30%) Games
8 3 (1.38%) Billing
8 3 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.92%) Electronics
9 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.92%) Law
9 2 (0.92%) Military
10 1 (0.46%) Marketing
10 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (17.51%) Tester
2 32 (14.75%) Analyst
3 25 (11.52%) Developer
4 22 (10.14%) QA Engineer
5 20 (9.22%) Software Tester
5 20 (9.22%) Test Analyst
6 16 (7.37%) Software Developer
7 15 (6.91%) Programme Manager
7 15 (6.91%) Test Manager
8 14 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.99%) Senior Software Developer
10 12 (5.53%) QA Tester
10 12 (5.53%) Test Engineer
11 11 (5.07%) Quality Manager
12 10 (4.61%) Senior Tester
13 9 (4.15%) Agile Test Analyst
14 8 (3.69%) QA Specialist
14 8 (3.69%) Software Engineer
15 7 (3.23%) Junior
15 7 (3.23%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.05%) HTML
2 31 (14.29%) .NET
3 19 (8.76%) CSS
4 16 (7.37%) ASP.NET
5 15 (6.91%) .NET Framework
5 15 (6.91%) jQuery
6 14 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 13 (5.99%) Dapper ORM
7 13 (5.99%) NHibernate
7 13 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 13 (5.99%) Spring.NET
7 13 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (5.99%) StructureMap
7 13 (5.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 13 (5.99%) Castle Windsor
7 13 (5.99%) MSMQ
8 7 (3.23%) Middleware
9 6 (2.76%) Web Services
10 5 (2.30%) XML
10 5 (2.30%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 20 (9.22%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.99%) Open Source
5 10 (4.61%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.69%) User Experience
7 7 (3.23%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.76%) Replication
8 6 (2.76%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.30%) Physics
9 5 (2.30%) Statistics
9 5 (2.30%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.84%) Clustering
11 3 (1.38%) Smart Meter
11 3 (1.38%) BBC
11 3 (1.38%) EPoS
11 3 (1.38%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.38%) iPad
11 3 (1.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.36%) Linux
2 15 (6.91%) Windows
3 8 (3.69%) Android
4 7 (3.23%) UNIX
5 5 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.13%) Scrum
3 32 (14.75%) Regression Testing
3 32 (14.75%) Software Testing
4 30 (13.82%) TDD
5 29 (13.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (11.98%) BDD
6 26 (11.98%) Mentoring
7 25 (11.52%) Test Automation
8 24 (11.06%) Project Management
9 23 (10.60%) Automated Testing
10 21 (9.68%) System Testing
11 20 (9.22%) Automation Testing
12 19 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (8.29%) Test Strategy
13 18 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (8.29%) E-Commerce
14 17 (7.83%) PRINCE2
14 17 (7.83%) OO
14 17 (7.83%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.43%) C#
2 38 (17.51%) SQL
3 36 (16.59%) Java
4 33 (15.21%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.45%) VB.NET
6 13 (5.99%) Ruby
7 11 (5.07%) C
7 11 (5.07%) Python
8 10 (4.61%) Perl
8 10 (4.61%) C++
9 8 (3.69%) PHP
10 4 (1.84%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.84%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.38%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.46%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 34 (15.67%) Degree
2 25 (11.52%) ISEB
3 22 (10.14%) ISTQB
4 14 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.15%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.69%) VCP4
7 6 (2.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.92%) PMP
9 2 (0.92%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.46%) ECDL
10 1 (0.46%) CCNA
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.76%) ISO 9000
1 6 (2.76%) SLA
2 3 (1.38%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.92%) TickIT
4 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.61%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.84%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.84%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.46%) logstash
Vendors
1 48 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.99%) Endeca
2 13 (5.99%) RedPrairie
3 11 (5.07%) Oracle
4 6 (2.76%) SAP
5 5 (2.30%) HP
6 4 (1.84%) EMC
6 4 (1.84%) Sun
6 4 (1.84%) CommVault
6 4 (1.84%) NetApp
7 2 (0.92%) VMware
7 2 (0.92%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.46%) Mitel
8 1 (0.46%) Avaya
8 1 (0.46%) Splunk
8 1 (0.46%) Tableau
Farnborough, Hampshire
Skilliantech Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Solutions 4 Recruitment 1
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Posted: 13 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Fareham
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Southampton
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Specsavers
Posted: 28 days ago