Period
to 17 August 2019

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 6 months to 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 54 77
Rank change year-on-year -8 +23 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 55 83 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.74% 5.07% 2.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.55% 41.29% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 51 69 25
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,500 £28,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £47,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £46,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.74% +10.00% -

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Basingstoke
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 224 201 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 15.24% 12.27% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 166 155 78
Basingstoke median annual salary £50,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.32% +11.76% +3.66%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,775
90th Percentile £68,750 £78,750 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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

QA
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 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for QA in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for QA.

1 36 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (56.36%) Test Automation
3 25 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 24 (43.64%) Test Scripting
5 23 (41.82%) Python
6 22 (40.00%) C#
6 22 (40.00%) Java
7 19 (34.55%) JIRA
7 19 (34.55%) Defect Management
8 18 (32.73%) SDLC
8 18 (32.73%) ISTQB
8 18 (32.73%) ISEB
9 17 (30.91%) Degree
9 17 (30.91%) Test Management
10 16 (29.09%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (29.09%) Client/Server
10 16 (29.09%) Exploratory Testing
10 16 (29.09%) Computer Science Degree
11 14 (25.45%) SQL
12 12 (21.82%) Project Management
13 8 (14.55%) Finance
13 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
13 8 (14.55%) API Integration
13 8 (14.55%) Integration Testing
13 8 (14.55%) Manual Testing
14 7 (12.73%) System Testing
14 7 (12.73%) Data Architecture
14 7 (12.73%) Process Improvement
14 7 (12.73%) System Integration Testing
14 7 (12.73%) Performance Monitoring

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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 (3.64%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.64%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) JIRA
2 6 (10.91%) Selenium
2 6 (10.91%) WebDriver
3 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.64%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.82%) MSTest
5 1 (1.82%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.82%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.82%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Games
2 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.91%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Developer
2 22 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 18 (32.73%) C# Developer
3 18 (32.73%) Python Engineer
3 18 (32.73%) Senior C# Developer
3 18 (32.73%) Senior Developer
4 17 (30.91%) Test Automation Engineer
5 16 (29.09%) Java Developer
5 16 (29.09%) Java Engineer
5 16 (29.09%) Python Developer
5 16 (29.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (29.09%) Senior Java Engineer
5 16 (29.09%) Senior Python Developer
5 16 (29.09%) Senior Test Automation Developer
5 16 (29.09%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 16 (29.09%) Senior Test Engineer
5 16 (29.09%) Test Automation Developer
6 10 (18.18%) QA Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) Lead Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
1 4 (7.27%) Node.js
2 3 (5.45%) CSS
2 3 (5.45%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 2 (3.64%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.64%) WCF
3 2 (3.64%) WPF
4 1 (1.82%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (1.82%) SOAP
4 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Client/Server
2 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Android
1 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
1 4 (7.27%) Unix
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (56.36%) Test Automation
3 25 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 24 (43.64%) Test Scripting
5 19 (34.55%) Defect Management
6 18 (32.73%) SDLC
7 17 (30.91%) Test Management
8 16 (29.09%) Exploratory Testing
9 12 (21.82%) Project Management
10 8 (14.55%) API Integration
10 8 (14.55%) Integration Testing
10 8 (14.55%) Manual Testing
11 7 (12.73%) Data Architecture
11 7 (12.73%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (12.73%) Process Improvement
11 7 (12.73%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (12.73%) System Testing
12 6 (10.91%) Epics
12 6 (10.91%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) Python
2 22 (40.00%) C#
2 22 (40.00%) Java
3 14 (25.45%) SQL
4 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) C
5 4 (7.27%) C++
6 2 (3.64%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.82%) Go
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) ISEB
1 18 (32.73%) ISTQB
2 17 (30.91%) Degree
3 16 (29.09%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
2 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) VMware