The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Coast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South Coast 11.11% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%
QA
England

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 South Coast region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South Coast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South Coast 22.22% 41.67% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

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Salary Trend in the South Coast

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

QA Salary Trend in the South Coast

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Coast 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 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

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Top Related IT Skills in the South Coast by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Coast 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories