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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Dorset / Poole
Rank - 39 42
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole - 1.21% 3.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 66.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Median salary - £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
9 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 6.77% 1.82% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 6
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft