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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 61 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.11% 3.24% 1.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.21% 28.75% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 10
Median salary £42,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.32% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
Hampshire

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
38 80 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.18% 11.28% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35 68 92
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £19,850 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%

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 4 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Southampton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Scrum
3 22 (41.51%) Retail
3 22 (41.51%) Degree
4 21 (39.62%) C#
4 21 (39.62%) SQL
4 21 (39.62%) SDLC
5 20 (37.74%) TDD
6 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
7 15 (28.30%) Windows
7 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
7 15 (28.30%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (28.30%) Selenium
8 14 (26.42%) Regression Testing
8 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
9 13 (24.53%) Project Management
9 13 (24.53%) Finance
9 13 (24.53%) Test Scripting
9 13 (24.53%) BDD
9 13 (24.53%) SoapUI
10 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
10 12 (22.64%) PRINCE2
10 12 (22.64%) .NET
11 11 (20.75%) Performance Testing
12 10 (18.87%) ISEB
12 10 (18.87%) Software Testing
12 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (16.98%) ISTQB
13 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
13 9 (16.98%) Exploratory 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 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) PPP
2 1 (1.89%) FTP
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.89%) HBase
3 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) MS Access
3 1 (1.89%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Selenium
2 13 (24.53%) SoapUI
3 4 (7.55%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.66%) NUnit
4 3 (5.66%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.77%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.77%) JIRA
5 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.89%) Robot Framework
General
1 22 (41.51%) Retail
2 13 (24.53%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Back Office
3 2 (3.77%) French Language
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Project Manager
2 10 (18.87%) Software Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Tester
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Tester
4 6 (11.32%) Automation Tester
4 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 6 (11.32%) Selenium Tester
4 6 (11.32%) Software Tester
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Developer
5 5 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.43%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Development Manager
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.55%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) .NET
2 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.66%) Cocoa
3 3 (5.66%) Cocoa Touch
3 3 (5.66%) Core Data
3 3 (5.66%) iOS SDK
3 3 (5.66%) UIKit
4 2 (3.77%) HTML
4 2 (3.77%) XML
5 1 (1.89%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) JSON
5 1 (1.89%) REST
5 1 (1.89%) SOAP
5 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
3 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
4 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.66%) EPoS
6 3 (5.66%) iPad
6 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.77%) EFT
7 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.89%) Contactless
8 1 (1.89%) Data Conversion
8 1 (1.89%) EMV
8 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Scrum
3 21 (39.62%) SDLC
4 20 (37.74%) TDD
5 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
6 14 (26.42%) Regression Testing
7 13 (24.53%) BDD
7 13 (24.53%) Project Management
7 13 (24.53%) Test Scripting
8 12 (22.64%) PRINCE2
9 11 (20.75%) Performance Testing
10 10 (18.87%) Software Testing
10 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (16.98%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (15.09%) OO
12 8 (15.09%) Test Planning
13 7 (13.21%) ITIL
13 7 (13.21%) Refactoring
14 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
15 5 (9.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) C#
1 21 (39.62%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.55%) Groovy
4 3 (5.66%) C++
4 3 (5.66%) Java
4 3 (5.66%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.77%) C
5 2 (3.77%) Delphi
5 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.77%) Python
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.89%) Go
6 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) Degree
2 10 (18.87%) ISEB
3 9 (16.98%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.55%) Postgraduate
5 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
5 3 (5.66%) PMP
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Firmware
1 1 (1.89%) HDFS
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe
3 1 (1.89%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.89%) Gemalto
3 1 (1.89%) Hortonworks
3 1 (1.89%) HP
3 1 (1.89%) Ingenico
3 1 (1.89%) VeriFone
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago