The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 42 44 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.04% 2.08% 1.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 30.00% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 4
Median salary £47,500 £90,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-47.22% +140.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £38,750 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £92,500 £43,450
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
10 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.08% 6.92% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 23
Median salary £33,500 £41,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.78% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Portsmouth region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for QA.

1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) SDLC
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) MySQL
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) PHP
3 9 (56.25%) SOAP
3 9 (56.25%) XML
3 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) Apache
3 9 (56.25%) Subversion
3 9 (56.25%) LAMP
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) CentOS
3 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (56.25%) MongoDB
3 9 (56.25%) NoSQL
3 9 (56.25%) REST
3 9 (56.25%) JSON
3 9 (56.25%) CakePHP
3 9 (56.25%) jQuery
3 9 (56.25%) Unit Testing
3 9 (56.25%) PHPUnit
3 9 (56.25%) OO PHP
4 7 (43.75%) Unix
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 5 (31.25%) C#
6 5 (31.25%) SharePoint

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (56.25%) Apache
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MongoDB
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
1 9 (56.25%) NoSQL
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Power BI
3 1 (6.25%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) PHPUnit
1 9 (56.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Junior
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Software Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Head of Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) CakePHP
1 9 (56.25%) jQuery
1 9 (56.25%) JSON
1 9 (56.25%) LAMP
1 9 (56.25%) REST
1 9 (56.25%) SOAP
1 9 (56.25%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) CentOS
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
1 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) SDLC
2 9 (56.25%) OO PHP
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
2 9 (56.25%) Unit Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
3 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) PHP
3 5 (31.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNP
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau
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