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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 35 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 3.24% 2.75% 7.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Average salary £38,750 £21,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.23% -48.19%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
6 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 3.24% 2.75% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 8
Average salary £38,750 £21,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.23% -48.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,500 £24,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Poole region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

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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 3 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Poole

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Poole 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
5 2 (22.22%) TIBCO iProcess
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Line Management
5 2 (22.22%) Coaching
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) AWK
5 2 (22.22%) Process Management
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
5 2 (22.22%) JMeter
5 2 (22.22%) Mathematics

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Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Poole 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (22.22%) JMeter
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Project Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) Struts
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Process Management
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) AWK
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Epicor
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) Sage
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago