The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -19
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.03% 1.29% 0.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.57% 23.81% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 2
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
QA
Hampshire

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 Portsmouth region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
28 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.40% 5.43% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 24
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +123.40%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

QA
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Portsmouth region.

QA Salary Trend in Portsmouth

QA
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (76.67%) PHP
3 22 (73.33%) SQL
4 21 (70.00%) MySQL
4 21 (70.00%) Scrum
4 21 (70.00%) SDLC
5 19 (63.33%) OO PHP
5 19 (63.33%) REST
5 19 (63.33%) CentOS
5 19 (63.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (63.33%) PHPUnit
5 19 (63.33%) MongoDB
5 19 (63.33%) NoSQL
5 19 (63.33%) LAMP
5 19 (63.33%) Subversion
5 19 (63.33%) JSON
5 19 (63.33%) Unit Testing
5 19 (63.33%) CakePHP
5 19 (63.33%) jQuery
5 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
5 19 (63.33%) SOAP
5 19 (63.33%) XML
5 19 (63.33%) Apache
6 17 (56.67%) Unix
7 13 (43.33%) CCNP
7 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (36.67%) C#
9 8 (26.67%) Selenium
10 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
11 6 (20.00%) Performance Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 19 (63.33%) Apache
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) MySQL
2 19 (63.33%) MongoDB
2 19 (63.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) PHPUnit
1 19 (63.33%) Subversion
2 8 (26.67%) Selenium
3 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (13.33%) WATIR
5 2 (6.67%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.67%) Toad
5 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Law
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
1 13 (43.33%) PHP Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Senior Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Lead PHP Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Junior Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Junior Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) CakePHP
1 19 (63.33%) jQuery
1 19 (63.33%) JSON
1 19 (63.33%) LAMP
1 19 (63.33%) REST
1 19 (63.33%) SOAP
1 19 (63.33%) XML
2 6 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
3 4 (13.33%) Gherkin
3 4 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Kindle
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) CentOS
1 19 (63.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (56.67%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) Scrum
2 21 (70.00%) SDLC
3 19 (63.33%) OO PHP
3 19 (63.33%) Unit Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Web Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (6.67%) Decision Table
7 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (6.67%) OO
7 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) PHP
2 22 (73.33%) SQL
3 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (36.67%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (13.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) CCNP
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) ISEB
3 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) T-Plan
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + pension and healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago