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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 3 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hungerford 29.03% 42.86% 13.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Average salary £34,000 £48,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.25% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £47,750 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,950 £49,750 £33,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
18 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hungerford 29.03% 42.86% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Average salary £34,000 £48,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.25% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £47,750 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,950 £33,300 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 2 March 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 11 (55.00%) Automotive
2 10 (50.00%) Marketing
2 10 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) User Stories
4 5 (25.00%) ERP
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) HND
4 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (25.00%) AAT
4 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (15.00%) Line Management
5 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) XHTML
5 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.00%) UNIX
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) C++
5 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) VB
5 3 (15.00%) OOD
5 3 (15.00%) ISEB
6 2 (10.00%) Exchequer
6 2 (10.00%) Sage

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hungerford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 11 (55.00%) Automotive
2 10 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) QA Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Development Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Defect Manager
5 1 (5.00%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) XML
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
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) ERP
3 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) OOD
4 3 (15.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C#
1 3 (15.00%) C++
1 3 (15.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) HND
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
1 5 (25.00%) AAT
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PMP
4 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