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

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 72 77
Rank change year-on-year +23 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 99 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 5.72% 2.12% 2.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.06% 23.08% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 80 21 25
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,625 £47,500 £54,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 206 104 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 11.89% 9.17% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 163 85 118
Basingstoke median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,650 £26,250 £26,600
90th Percentile £78,750 £60,250 £67,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -4.76%

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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 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (56.57%) Java
3 51 (51.52%) Oracle
4 48 (48.48%) Test Automation
4 48 (48.48%) System Integration Testing
5 43 (43.43%) Waterfall
5 43 (43.43%) .NET
6 41 (41.41%) Software Delivery
7 39 (39.39%) Integration Testing
7 39 (39.39%) System Testing
8 38 (38.38%) SQL
9 34 (34.34%) Test Strategy
10 31 (31.31%) SDLC
11 30 (30.30%) Degree
12 29 (29.29%) SAP
13 26 (26.26%) Project Management
13 26 (26.26%) Manual Testing
14 25 (25.25%) Mobile Development
14 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
14 25 (25.25%) Unix
15 24 (24.24%) Performance Monitoring
15 24 (24.24%) Data Architecture
16 23 (23.23%) Functional Testing
16 23 (23.23%) Non-Functional Testing
16 23 (23.23%) Acceptance Criteria
16 23 (23.23%) TIBCO
17 21 (21.21%) Windows
17 21 (21.21%) C#
17 21 (21.21%) AngularJS
17 21 (21.21%) Node.js

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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 10 (10.10%) IIS
2 4 (4.04%) Confluence
3 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Magento
2 1 (1.01%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) BGP
1 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.01%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.01%) Firewall
1 1 (1.01%) IPsec
1 1 (1.01%) LAN
1 1 (1.01%) MPLS
1 1 (1.01%) OSPF
1 1 (1.01%) VoIP
1 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (2.02%) Looker
2 2 (2.02%) MySQL
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (2.02%) Power BI
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Selenium
2 9 (9.09%) TestPartner
3 6 (6.06%) JIRA
3 6 (6.06%) WebDriver
4 4 (4.04%) Gatling
4 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.04%) JMeter
4 4 (4.04%) NeoLoad
4 4 (4.04%) Subversion
5 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.06%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Games
3 4 (4.04%) Legal
4 3 (3.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (34.34%) Analyst
2 31 (31.31%) Test Analyst
3 27 (27.27%) Developer
4 25 (25.25%) Lead Developer
5 15 (15.15%) QA Engineer
5 15 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (15.15%) Senior Test Analyst
6 12 (12.12%) Test Engineer
7 10 (10.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (7.07%) Development Manager
8 7 (7.07%) QA Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) QA Test Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Senior QA Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Senior QA Test Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Tester
11 4 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (4.04%) QA Tester
11 4 (4.04%) Quality Manager
11 4 (4.04%) Test Manager
12 3 (3.03%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (43.43%) .NET
2 21 (21.21%) AngularJS
2 21 (21.21%) Node.js
3 20 (20.20%) WPF
4 10 (10.10%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.02%) User Experience
3 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.25%) Unix
2 21 (21.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (48.48%) System Integration Testing
2 48 (48.48%) Test Automation
3 43 (43.43%) Waterfall
4 41 (41.41%) Software Delivery
5 39 (39.39%) Integration Testing
5 39 (39.39%) System Testing
6 34 (34.34%) Test Strategy
7 31 (31.31%) SDLC
8 26 (26.26%) Manual Testing
8 26 (26.26%) Project Management
9 25 (25.25%) Mobile Development
10 24 (24.24%) Data Architecture
10 24 (24.24%) Performance Monitoring
11 23 (23.23%) Acceptance Criteria
11 23 (23.23%) Functional Testing
11 23 (23.23%) Non-Functional Testing
12 19 (19.19%) Process Improvement
13 18 (18.18%) Mentoring
14 15 (15.15%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (56.57%) Java
2 38 (38.38%) SQL
3 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
4 21 (21.21%) C#
5 9 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (1.01%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (30.30%) Degree
2 9 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.03%) ISEB
4 2 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.01%) GAMP
2 1 (1.01%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (51.52%) Oracle
2 29 (29.29%) SAP
3 23 (23.23%) TIBCO
4 11 (11.11%) TOWER Software
5 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.02%) ATG
6 2 (2.02%) Demandware
6 2 (2.02%) hybris
6 2 (2.02%) Pega
6 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.02%) Tableau
6 2 (2.02%) Teradata
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco
7 1 (1.01%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.01%) HP
7 1 (1.01%) IBM