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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 24 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 2.07% 1.90% 2.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 28.57% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 5
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
QA
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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
6 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 4.14% 6.67% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 5
Median salary £35,000 £43,164 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% -13.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £43,164
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) MFC
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Symfony

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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 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 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 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) CRM Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Project Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Project Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) QA Leader
1 2 (33.33%) QA Manager
1 2 (33.33%) QA Test Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
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 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 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