The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 55 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 22 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.76% 1.43% 1.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.00% 21.43% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Average salary £37,500 £58,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.17% +80.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
50 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.82% 6.68% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 16
Average salary £23,500 £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £33,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Hampshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 21 (84.00%) Selenium
2 20 (80.00%) JIRA
2 20 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (80.00%) TDD
2 20 (80.00%) BDD
3 19 (76.00%) WebDriver
3 19 (76.00%) Test Strategy
3 19 (76.00%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (76.00%) Git (software)
3 19 (76.00%) E-Commerce
4 18 (72.00%) ERP
4 18 (72.00%) MVC
4 18 (72.00%) Scrum
4 18 (72.00%) C#
4 18 (72.00%) HTML
4 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (72.00%) VB.NET
4 18 (72.00%) .NET
4 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (72.00%) IIS
4 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
4 18 (72.00%) CSS
4 18 (72.00%) MSMQ
4 18 (72.00%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (72.00%) RDBMS
4 18 (72.00%) WATIR
4 18 (72.00%) Spring.NET
4 18 (72.00%) TeamCity
4 18 (72.00%) ReSharper

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 18 (72.00%) IIS
1 18 (72.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (72.00%) RDBMS
1 18 (72.00%) RavenDB
1 18 (72.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (84.00%) Selenium
2 20 (80.00%) JIRA
3 19 (76.00%) WebDriver
3 19 (76.00%) Git (software)
4 18 (72.00%) WATIR
4 18 (72.00%) TeamCity
4 18 (72.00%) ReSharper
4 18 (72.00%) NUnit
4 18 (72.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 18 (72.00%) Moq
4 18 (72.00%) Cucumber
4 18 (72.00%) NCrunch
5 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
6 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 14 (56.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) QA Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (8.00%) Tester
3 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Junior
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) HTML
1 18 (72.00%) .NET
1 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
1 18 (72.00%) CSS
1 18 (72.00%) MSMQ
1 18 (72.00%) Spring.NET
1 18 (72.00%) jQuery
1 18 (72.00%) .NET Framework
1 18 (72.00%) NHibernate
1 18 (72.00%) Gherkin
1 18 (72.00%) StructureMap
1 18 (72.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 18 (72.00%) Castle Windsor
1 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 18 (72.00%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) Open Source
2 12 (48.00%) Blog
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (80.00%) TDD
1 20 (80.00%) BDD
2 19 (76.00%) Test Strategy
2 19 (76.00%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (76.00%) E-Commerce
3 18 (72.00%) ERP
3 18 (72.00%) MVC
3 18 (72.00%) Scrum
3 18 (72.00%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (72.00%) Refactoring
3 18 (72.00%) Pair Programming
4 12 (48.00%) Benchmarking
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C#
1 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (72.00%) VB.NET
1 18 (72.00%) Ruby
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Endeca
1 18 (72.00%) RedPrairie
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
Portsmouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + discretionary bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + discretionary bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago