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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 1.50% 6.02% 1.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 90.91% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 1
Average salary - £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 1.50% 6.63% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 1
Average salary - £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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

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 19 December 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (25.00%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) AWK
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Coaching
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Process Management
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) QA Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Software Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) Struts
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OOP
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) SOA
1 2 (25.00%) Process Management
1 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (25.00%) Line Management
1 2 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (25.00%) AWK
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Epicor
2 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
2 1 (12.50%) Sage