The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hungerford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 5 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hungerford 26.32% 37.14% 17.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 86.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 6
Average salary £49,250 £36,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.80% +13.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £29,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
QA
Berkshire

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 Hungerford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hungerford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hungerford 26.32% 42.86% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 6
Average salary £49,250 £35,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.71% +10.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £21,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hungerford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Hungerford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Hungerford

QA
Salary Trend in Hungerford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Hungerford region.

QA Salary Trend in Hungerford

QA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hungerford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hungerford 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 6 (100.00%) ERP
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Product Management
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) Coaching
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) HND
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) Exchequer
5 1 (16.67%) Sage
5 1 (16.67%) AAT
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hungerford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hungerford 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Exchequer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ERP
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Product Management
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) HND
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) AAT
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Sage