The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 50 60 74
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 22 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.54% 3.22% 2.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.85% 24.27% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 15
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £33,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Southampton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
65 103 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 10.45% 13.27% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 54 93 118
Median salary £45,000 £39,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

QA
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

QA Salary Trend in Southampton

QA
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Southampton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Southampton region with a requirement for QA.

1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) C#
2 14 (36.84%) Scrum
3 13 (34.21%) Degree
3 13 (34.21%) Selenium
4 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 10 (26.32%) OO
5 10 (26.32%) Apple iOS
5 10 (26.32%) Mobile App
6 9 (23.68%) Automation Testing
7 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
7 8 (21.05%) OOP
7 8 (21.05%) Web Development
7 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
8 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Retail
8 7 (18.42%) Objective-C
8 7 (18.42%) Web Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
8 7 (18.42%) Java
8 7 (18.42%) Project Management
8 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (18.42%) iOS Development
9 6 (15.79%) Mobile Development
9 6 (15.79%) ISEB
9 6 (15.79%) Oracle
9 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
9 6 (15.79%) HP UFT
9 6 (15.79%) Android
10 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.63%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.63%) Big Data
1 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.63%) HBase
1 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Selenium
2 6 (15.79%) HP UFT
3 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.53%) JIRA
3 4 (10.53%) SoapUI
4 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.63%) Moq
6 1 (2.63%) NUnit
6 1 (2.63%) TestRail
6 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.63%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (18.42%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) iOS Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Development Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Mobile Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) QA Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Software Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Software Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Application Development Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Applications Development Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Applications Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Android Developer
6 3 (7.89%) iOS Android Developer
6 3 (7.89%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) Cocoa
2 4 (10.53%) Cocoa Touch
2 4 (10.53%) Core Data
2 4 (10.53%) iOS SDK
2 4 (10.53%) UIKit
3 2 (5.26%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) RESTful
4 1 (2.63%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.53%) iPad
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) EFT
5 1 (2.63%) EPoS
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Apple iOS
2 6 (15.79%) Android
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Scrum
3 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 10 (26.32%) OO
5 9 (23.68%) Automation Testing
6 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 8 (21.05%) OOP
6 8 (21.05%) Web Development
7 7 (18.42%) iOS Development
7 7 (18.42%) Project Management
7 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
7 7 (18.42%) Web Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Mobile Development
8 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
9 5 (13.16%) B2B
9 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) C#
2 7 (18.42%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) Objective-C
3 4 (10.53%) Groovy
4 3 (7.89%) Ruby
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.63%) Delphi
5 1 (2.63%) Go
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) Scala
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 6 (15.79%) ISEB
4 4 (10.53%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) HDFS
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.63%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Xamarin
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