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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 7 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hungerford 25.00% 16.67% 8.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 92.31% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +13.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £47,500 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £47,500 £48,350
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +2.63%
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
13 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hungerford 27.08% 16.67% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +13.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £47,500 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,350 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Hungerford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 12 (60.00%) Automotive
2 10 (50.00%) Marketing
2 10 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (35.00%) User Stories
4 6 (30.00%) HND
4 6 (30.00%) AAT
4 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) ERP
6 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (15.00%) Line Management
7 3 (15.00%) OOD
7 3 (15.00%) ISEB
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) C++
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) VB
7 3 (15.00%) XHTML
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) UNIX
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) Linux

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hungerford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Exchequer
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 12 (60.00%) Automotive
2 10 (50.00%) Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (5.00%) Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) QA Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Development Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) C Developer
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XML
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (35.00%) User Stories
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (25.00%) ERP
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Line Management
6 3 (15.00%) OOD
6 3 (15.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C#
1 3 (15.00%) C++
1 3 (15.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) HND
1 6 (30.00%) AAT
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Sage
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) HP