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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 77 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 132 165 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.30% 4.32% 4.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.26% 30.78% 24.86%
Number of salaries quoted 68 133 147
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £27,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
593 536 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.84% 14.02% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 464 479 624
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Portsmouth +5 35 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Southampton -25 17 £35,000 -24.32% 2
Basingstoke -20 12 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Farnborough -6 11 £42,500 +63.46%
Fareham -4 9 £35,000 +29.62% 2
Havant -14 5 £46,250 -33.92% 1
Hook - 5 - -
Eastleigh +10 4 £26,250 -9.48%
Petersfield - 4 £32,500 - 1
Yateley 0 2 - -
Gosport - 2 - - 1
Winchester - 1 £52,500 -
Andover - 1 £25,000 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 94 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (27.39%) Selenium
3 58 (25.22%) JavaScript
4 57 (24.78%) C#
5 56 (24.35%) HTML
6 54 (23.48%) SQL Server
7 53 (23.04%) TDD
7 53 (23.04%) BDD
8 49 (21.30%) Cucumber
8 49 (21.30%) Test Scripting
9 48 (20.87%) .NET
10 45 (19.57%) JIRA
10 45 (19.57%) Gherkin
11 44 (19.13%) Test Strategy
11 44 (19.13%) Degree
12 43 (18.70%) Git (software)
12 43 (18.70%) SQL
12 43 (18.70%) Scrum
13 41 (17.83%) CSS
13 41 (17.83%) E-Commerce
14 39 (16.96%) Ruby
14 39 (16.96%) Software Testing
14 39 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (16.52%) WebDriver
16 36 (15.65%) jQuery
16 36 (15.65%) ASP.NET
17 35 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
17 35 (15.22%) Open Source
18 34 (14.78%) WATIR
19 31 (13.48%) Retail

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 28 (12.17%) Confluence
2 27 (11.74%) IIS
3 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.43%) Apache
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.04%) MS Office
3 3 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.30%) MS Project
4 2 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.26%) GitHub
2 12 (5.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.30%) Internet
2 6 (2.61%) CTI
3 3 (1.30%) LAN
3 3 (1.30%) HTTP
3 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.43%) VPN
4 1 (0.43%) WAN
4 1 (0.43%) SMTP
4 1 (0.43%) RFID
4 1 (0.43%) Firewall
4 1 (0.43%) Wireless
4 1 (0.43%) IPsec
4 1 (0.43%) Intranet
4 1 (0.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.61%) RDBMS
2 29 (12.61%) Relational Database
3 24 (10.43%) RavenDB
4 8 (3.48%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.30%) Big Data
6 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.87%) MS Access
7 1 (0.43%) SQLite
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 63 (27.39%) Selenium
2 49 (21.30%) Cucumber
3 45 (19.57%) JIRA
4 43 (18.70%) Git (software)
5 38 (16.52%) WebDriver
6 34 (14.78%) WATIR
7 29 (12.61%) TeamCity
8 26 (11.30%) NUnit
9 24 (10.43%) ReSharper
9 24 (10.43%) Rhino Mocks
9 24 (10.43%) Moq
9 24 (10.43%) NCrunch
10 18 (7.83%) QuickTest Pro
11 13 (5.65%) Jenkins
12 10 (4.35%) Maven
13 8 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (3.04%) LoadRunner
14 7 (3.04%) JUnit
14 7 (3.04%) Selenium IDE
15 5 (2.17%) Ant
General
1 31 (13.48%) Retail
2 18 (7.83%) Finance
3 13 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.61%) Electronics
6 4 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.30%) Back Office
8 2 (0.87%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (21.30%) QA Engineer
2 32 (13.91%) Analyst
3 24 (10.43%) Quality Engineer
4 20 (8.70%) Developer
4 20 (8.70%) Tester
5 18 (7.83%) Test Engineer
6 15 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.09%) Test Analyst
8 12 (5.22%) Software Engineer
9 11 (4.78%) Software Developer
10 9 (3.91%) Software Tester
11 8 (3.48%) Team Leader
11 8 (3.48%) Senior Test Engineer
11 8 (3.48%) Test Manager
11 8 (3.48%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (3.48%) Consultant
12 7 (3.04%) Business Systems Analyst
12 7 (3.04%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.04%) Test Leader
13 6 (2.61%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (24.35%) HTML
2 48 (20.87%) .NET
3 45 (19.57%) Gherkin
4 41 (17.83%) CSS
5 36 (15.65%) ASP.NET
5 36 (15.65%) jQuery
6 27 (11.74%) .NET Framework
7 25 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (10.43%) Spring.NET
8 24 (10.43%) StructureMap
8 24 (10.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 24 (10.43%) Castle Windsor
8 24 (10.43%) NHibernate
8 24 (10.43%) MSMQ
8 24 (10.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 24 (10.43%) Dapper ORM
9 15 (6.52%) Web Services
10 7 (3.04%) Ajax
11 6 (2.61%) WinForms
11 6 (2.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.22%) Open Source
2 25 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 22 (9.57%) Mobile App
4 19 (8.26%) Blog
5 18 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (5.22%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (3.04%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.61%) Replication
9 6 (2.61%) EPoS
10 5 (2.17%) Physics
10 5 (2.17%) Life Science
11 4 (1.74%) Statistics
11 4 (1.74%) Firmware
11 4 (1.74%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.74%) User Experience
12 3 (1.30%) iPad
12 3 (1.30%) BBC
13 2 (0.87%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.87%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.87%) Windows
2 15 (6.52%) Android
3 13 (5.65%) Linux
4 9 (3.91%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.43%) SUSE
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.04%) TDD
2 53 (23.04%) BDD
3 49 (21.30%) Test Scripting
4 44 (19.13%) Test Strategy
5 43 (18.70%) Scrum
6 41 (17.83%) E-Commerce
7 39 (16.96%) Software Testing
7 39 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (13.04%) MVC
10 29 (12.61%) ERP
10 29 (12.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 29 (12.61%) Mentoring
11 28 (12.17%) Refactoring
11 28 (12.17%) Pair Programming
12 27 (11.74%) Project Management
12 27 (11.74%) Regression Testing
13 24 (10.43%) Software Engineering
14 23 (10.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.22%) JavaScript
2 57 (24.78%) C#
3 43 (18.70%) SQL
4 39 (16.96%) Ruby
5 30 (13.04%) Java
6 24 (10.43%) VB.NET
7 17 (7.39%) PHP
8 15 (6.52%) Python
8 15 (6.52%) C++
9 11 (4.78%) C
10 5 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.74%) Perl
12 3 (1.30%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.87%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.87%) VBScript
13 2 (0.87%) VB
14 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (19.13%) Degree
2 28 (12.17%) ISEB
3 16 (6.96%) ISTQB
4 14 (6.09%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.87%) PMP
6 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.87%) CCNA
6 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.35%) SLA
2 6 (2.61%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.30%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.43%) vSphere
2 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.43%) Endeca
2 24 (10.43%) RedPrairie
3 6 (2.61%) SAP
4 4 (1.74%) Oracle
5 3 (1.30%) VMware
5 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.87%) Primavera
6 2 (0.87%) Avaya
6 2 (0.87%) HP
6 2 (0.87%) Cadence
6 2 (0.87%) Mitel
6 2 (0.87%) Splunk
6 2 (0.87%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.43%) Atmel
7 1 (0.43%) Dell
7 1 (0.43%) Symbian
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.43%) Apple
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £15,000 - £17,000 + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Titchfield, Hampshire
Office for National Statistics
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Steria
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 14 days ago