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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 44 41 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.02% 4.45% 2.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.57% 50.00% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 2
Median salary £58,750 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.55% -18.18%
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%

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 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.57% 8.90% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 16
Median salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,750 £23,247
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 26 (86.67%) SQL
2 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (73.33%) MongoDB
3 22 (73.33%) NoSQL
4 21 (70.00%) PHPUnit
4 21 (70.00%) CakePHP
4 21 (70.00%) jQuery
4 21 (70.00%) Unit Testing
4 21 (70.00%) OO PHP
4 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (70.00%) PHP
4 21 (70.00%) Apache
5 19 (63.33%) Scrum
5 19 (63.33%) JSON
6 17 (56.67%) SDLC
6 17 (56.67%) MySQL
7 14 (46.67%) XML
8 13 (43.33%) Unix
8 13 (43.33%) SOAP
8 13 (43.33%) CCNP
8 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (43.33%) Linux
8 13 (43.33%) LAMP
8 13 (43.33%) Subversion
8 13 (43.33%) REST
8 13 (43.33%) CentOS
8 13 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (26.67%) MVC
10 6 (20.00%) Web Services
10 6 (20.00%) AngularJS

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 21 (70.00%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Basecamp
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (73.33%) MongoDB
1 22 (73.33%) NoSQL
2 17 (56.67%) MySQL
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.00%) Power BI
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.67%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.33%) Big Data
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.33%) HBase
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.33%) OLAP
6 1 (3.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 21 (70.00%) PHPUnit
2 13 (43.33%) Subversion
3 3 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.67%) Robot Framework
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.67%) Toad
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Law
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 21 (70.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Lead PHP Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Lead Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.33%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) CakePHP
1 21 (70.00%) jQuery
2 19 (63.33%) JSON
3 14 (46.67%) XML
4 13 (43.33%) LAMP
4 13 (43.33%) REST
4 13 (43.33%) SOAP
5 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (20.00%) Web Services
6 1 (3.33%) CSS
6 1 (3.33%) HTML
6 1 (3.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) CentOS
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
1 13 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (43.33%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) OO PHP
2 21 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 19 (63.33%) Scrum
4 17 (56.67%) SDLC
5 8 (26.67%) MVC
6 4 (13.33%) Coaching
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
6 4 (13.33%) Release Management
7 3 (10.00%) Analytics
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) ETL
7 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Decision Table
8 2 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) SQL
2 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (70.00%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) Go
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) CCNP
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Tableau
2 2 (6.67%) T-Plan
3 1 (3.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.33%) Hortonworks
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