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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 2.08% 3.81% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Median salary £47,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 3.47% 7.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Median salary £47,500 £22,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+108.79% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Poole

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) MFC
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) RS-232
4 1 (20.00%) RS-485
4 1 (20.00%) Presales
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall

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 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) RS-232
1 1 (20.00%) RS-485
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Project Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Project Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) Drools
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) MFC
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Symfony
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Presales
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft