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

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 87 74
Rank change year-on-year +32 -13 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 87 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 5.15% 1.49% 3.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.85% 17.35% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 68 17 29
Basingstoke median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,125 £35,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,375 £48,500 £47,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +11.39%

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 213 98 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 12.61% 8.57% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 161 80 107
Basingstoke median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.12% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -

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 November 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 50 (57.47%) Java
1 50 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (51.72%) Test Automation
3 43 (49.43%) Oracle
4 40 (45.98%) System Integration Testing
5 39 (44.83%) .NET
6 36 (41.38%) SQL
7 35 (40.23%) Waterfall
8 34 (39.08%) Software Delivery
9 33 (37.93%) Integration Testing
9 33 (37.93%) System Testing
10 30 (34.48%) SDLC
11 27 (31.03%) Degree
12 26 (29.89%) SAP
12 26 (29.89%) Test Strategy
13 23 (26.44%) Project Management
14 22 (25.29%) C#
15 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
15 21 (24.14%) Unix
15 21 (24.14%) Mobile Development
16 20 (22.99%) Performance Monitoring
16 20 (22.99%) Data Architecture
17 19 (21.84%) Functional Testing
17 19 (21.84%) Non-Functional Testing
17 19 (21.84%) Acceptance Criteria
17 19 (21.84%) TIBCO
18 18 (20.69%) Windows
18 18 (20.69%) Process Improvement
18 18 (20.69%) Mentoring
18 18 (20.69%) Manual Testing

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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 9 (10.34%) IIS
2 5 (5.75%) Confluence
3 3 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) BGP
1 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.15%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.15%) Firewall
1 1 (1.15%) IPsec
1 1 (1.15%) LAN
1 1 (1.15%) MPLS
1 1 (1.15%) OSPF
1 1 (1.15%) VoIP
1 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (3.45%) Looker
3 3 (3.45%) MySQL
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (3.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Selenium
2 7 (8.05%) TestPartner
3 6 (6.90%) JIRA
4 4 (4.60%) Gatling
4 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.60%) JMeter
4 4 (4.60%) NeoLoad
4 4 (4.60%) Subversion
5 3 (3.45%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.30%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.15%) Maven
7 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (6.90%) Finance
1 6 (6.90%) Games
2 4 (4.60%) Legal
3 3 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.15%) Automotive
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Analyst
2 28 (32.18%) Test Analyst
3 24 (27.59%) Developer
4 21 (24.14%) Lead Developer
5 14 (16.09%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (16.09%) Senior Test Analyst
6 13 (14.94%) QA Engineer
7 9 (10.34%) QA Analyst
8 8 (9.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (9.20%) QA Test Analyst
8 8 (9.20%) Test Engineer
9 7 (8.05%) Senior QA Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) Senior QA Test Analyst
10 6 (6.90%) Development Manager
11 5 (5.75%) Tester
12 4 (4.60%) QA Tester
12 4 (4.60%) Quality Manager
13 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 3 (3.45%) Lead .NET Developer
13 3 (3.45%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (44.83%) .NET
2 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
2 17 (19.54%) Node.js
2 17 (19.54%) WPF
3 10 (11.49%) WCF
4 1 (1.15%) Apache CXF
4 1 (1.15%) RESTful
4 1 (1.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) User Experience
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) Clustering
4 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.14%) Unix
2 18 (20.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (51.72%) Test Automation
3 40 (45.98%) System Integration Testing
4 35 (40.23%) Waterfall
5 34 (39.08%) Software Delivery
6 33 (37.93%) Integration Testing
6 33 (37.93%) System Testing
7 30 (34.48%) SDLC
8 26 (29.89%) Test Strategy
9 23 (26.44%) Project Management
10 21 (24.14%) Mobile Development
11 20 (22.99%) Data Architecture
11 20 (22.99%) Performance Monitoring
12 19 (21.84%) Acceptance Criteria
12 19 (21.84%) Functional Testing
12 19 (21.84%) Non-Functional Testing
13 18 (20.69%) Manual Testing
13 18 (20.69%) Mentoring
13 18 (20.69%) Process Improvement
14 14 (16.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (57.47%) Java
2 36 (41.38%) SQL
3 22 (25.29%) C#
4 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.49%) Python
6 1 (1.15%) C
6 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (31.03%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.30%) ISEB
4 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.15%) GAMP
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.15%) MISRA
2 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.15%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (49.43%) Oracle
2 26 (29.89%) SAP
3 19 (21.84%) TIBCO
4 9 (10.34%) TOWER Software
5 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.45%) Tableau
6 3 (3.45%) Teradata
7 2 (2.30%) Pega
8 1 (1.15%) ATG
8 1 (1.15%) Cisco
8 1 (1.15%) Demandware
8 1 (1.15%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.15%) hybris
8 1 (1.15%) IBM
8 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com