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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 45 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.33% 1.94% 2.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 33.33% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 7
Average salary £90,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+140.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £32,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £43,450 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
21 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.98% 5.83% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 23
Average salary £41,250 £27,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £67,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) WATIR
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) OLAP
1 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) WATIR
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Graduate
1 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
Portsmouth
Annapurna
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago