The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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 Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 85 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.23% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £32,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
831 887 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 94.54% 97.37% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 738 836 819
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Tester
Hampshire

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Southampton

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in Southampton

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited QA Tester in their job title 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 with QA Tester in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) PHPUnit
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited QA Tester in their job title 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 with QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) PHPUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago