Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 69 76
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 62 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.99% 3.13% 2.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.04% 35.87% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 52 28 16
Basingstoke median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.11% +23.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £26,775 £35,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £47,500 £57,750
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 163 92 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 10.48% 8.73% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 126 74 109
Basingstoke median annual salary £46,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £31,875 £28,975 £26,850
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,013 £66,300
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

QA
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 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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 47 (75.81%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (54.84%) Waterfall
3 30 (48.39%) Java
4 29 (46.77%) Test Automation
5 28 (45.16%) Oracle
6 27 (43.55%) SQL
6 27 (43.55%) System Integration Testing
7 26 (41.94%) Test Strategy
8 22 (35.48%) Integration Testing
8 22 (35.48%) System Testing
8 22 (35.48%) .NET
8 22 (35.48%) Software Delivery
9 19 (30.65%) Project Management
10 18 (29.03%) Unix
11 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
11 16 (25.81%) Mobile Development
12 15 (24.19%) Windows
12 15 (24.19%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (24.19%) Data Architecture
13 14 (22.58%) Process Improvement
13 14 (22.58%) Selenium
13 14 (22.58%) SAP
13 14 (22.58%) ISEB
14 13 (20.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
14 13 (20.97%) Node.js
15 12 (19.35%) Software Testing
15 12 (19.35%) WPF
15 12 (19.35%) Test Management
15 12 (19.35%) SDLC

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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 8 (12.90%) IIS
2 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.23%) Confluence
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Magento
1 1 (1.61%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Selenium
2 13 (20.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (17.74%) Cucumber
4 5 (8.06%) TestPartner
5 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.84%) Legal
2 2 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Analyst
2 26 (41.94%) Test Analyst
3 16 (25.81%) Developer
3 16 (25.81%) Lead Developer
4 13 (20.97%) QA Analyst
4 13 (20.97%) QA Test Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (9.68%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Development Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.84%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Quality Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Senior QA Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Senior QA Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (3.23%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) .NET
2 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
2 13 (20.97%) Node.js
3 12 (19.35%) WPF
4 6 (9.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Clustering
2 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Unix
2 15 (24.19%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (75.81%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (54.84%) Waterfall
3 29 (46.77%) Test Automation
4 27 (43.55%) System Integration Testing
5 26 (41.94%) Test Strategy
6 22 (35.48%) Integration Testing
6 22 (35.48%) Software Delivery
6 22 (35.48%) System Testing
7 19 (30.65%) Project Management
8 16 (25.81%) Mobile Development
9 15 (24.19%) Data Architecture
9 15 (24.19%) Performance Monitoring
10 14 (22.58%) Process Improvement
11 12 (19.35%) Acceptance Criteria
11 12 (19.35%) SDLC
11 12 (19.35%) Software Testing
11 12 (19.35%) Test Management
12 11 (17.74%) Mentoring
12 11 (17.74%) Project Planning
12 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) Java
2 27 (43.55%) SQL
3 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.74%) Ruby
5 6 (9.68%) C#
6 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) ISEB
2 11 (17.74%) Degree
2 11 (17.74%) ISEB Practitioner
2 11 (17.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) GAMP
1 1 (1.61%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) Oracle
2 14 (22.58%) SAP
3 11 (17.74%) TIBCO
4 7 (11.29%) TOWER Software
5 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.23%) Citrix
6 2 (3.23%) VMware
7 1 (1.61%) ATG
7 1 (1.61%) Demandware
7 1 (1.61%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) hybris
7 1 (1.61%) Pega
7 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.61%) Xamarin