The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire > Basingstoke
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 59 55
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 2.38% 2.07% 1.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.42% 15.07% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 14
Basingstoke median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
10th Percentile £28,500 £33,725 £33,750
90th Percentile £47,250 £57,550 £57,050
Hampshire median annual salary £40,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.11% +6.25%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Basingstoke
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 53 73 37
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 9.01% 13.75% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 48 98 41
Basingstoke median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -16.66%  
10th Percentile £30,275 £31,950 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,375 £57,500 £66,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Basingstoke

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Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Salary trend for QA in Basingstoke

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Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for QA.

1 21 (65.63%) Degree
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (53.13%) Software Testing
4 16 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 15 (46.88%) SQL
6 14 (43.75%) C#
7 13 (40.63%) ISTQB
8 12 (37.50%) Test Strategy
8 12 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (37.50%) HTML
8 12 (37.50%) .NET
8 12 (37.50%) CSS
8 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
9 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
9 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (31.25%) TDD
10 10 (31.25%) Finance
11 9 (28.13%) Web Services
11 9 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
13 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
13 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
13 5 (15.63%) Coaching
13 5 (15.63%) Scrum
14 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
14 4 (12.50%) ISEB
14 4 (12.50%) iPad

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Selenium
1 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Test Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Developer in Test
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Junior
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Junior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) AIX Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
1 12 (37.50%) CSS
1 12 (37.50%) HTML
2 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
3 9 (28.13%) Web Services
4 3 (9.38%) HTML5
5 1 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
2 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.13%) Animation
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) AIX
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Software Testing
3 16 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 10 (31.25%) TDD
6 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 5 (15.63%) Coaching
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Scrum
7 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Web Development
10 2 (6.25%) Analytics
10 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
10 2 (6.25%) Project Management
11 1 (3.13%) CRM
11 1 (3.13%) ITIL
11 1 (3.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Degree
2 13 (40.63%) ISTQB
3 12 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (12.50%) ISEB
5 2 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) GPFS
1 1 (3.13%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy
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