The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 2.42% 2.35% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.14% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
QA
Dorset

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 Poole region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
7 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 4.24% 7.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 0
Median salary £42,500 £22,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+86.81% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

The demand trend of job ads across the Poole region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

QA
Salary Trend in Poole

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

QA Salary Trend in Poole

QA
Salary Histogram in Poole

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Poole region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Poole

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Poole region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Symfony
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Drools
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) MFC

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) RS-232
1 1 (16.67%) RS-485
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Project Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Project Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Drools
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) MFC
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft