The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 2.13% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
QA Tester
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Poole region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86 226 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 91.49% 99.12% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 77 218 89
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the Poole region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Poole

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Poole

QA Tester
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Poole region that cited QA Tester in their job title 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 with QA Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Behat
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Poole region that cited QA Tester in their job title 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 with QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Behat
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA