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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 43 50 49
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Permanent jobs citing QA 17 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.68% 3.04% 1.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.46% 27.12% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 9
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £45,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £65,500 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 41 59 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 8.87% 11.20% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31 44 24
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £32,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Basingstoke

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 26 (81.25%) C#
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
3 22 (68.75%) Software Testing
4 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (59.38%) Degree
6 18 (56.25%) .NET
6 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
7 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
7 17 (53.13%) CSS
7 17 (53.13%) Web Services
7 17 (53.13%) HTML
7 17 (53.13%) Computer Science
7 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (53.13%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (25.00%) iPad
9 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (15.63%) SDLC
10 5 (15.63%) Django
10 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
10 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
11 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
12 2 (6.25%) ISEB
12 2 (6.25%) Finance
12 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
12 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
13 1 (3.13%) Motion Graphics
13 1 (3.13%) Functional Testing
13 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
13 1 (3.13%) 3D Animation
13 1 (3.13%) GPFS

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Top Related 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 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (53.13%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Azure
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 1 (3.13%) Selenium
1 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Developer in Test
3 8 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.13%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Head of Development
5 1 (3.13%) Head of Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Head of Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) Head of Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Head of Strategy
5 1 (3.13%) Junior Digital Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
2 17 (53.13%) CSS
2 17 (53.13%) HTML
2 17 (53.13%) Web Services
3 5 (15.63%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.00%) iPad
3 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
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 22 (68.75%) Software Testing
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) SDLC
4 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.13%) 3D Animation
5 1 (3.13%) Coaching
5 1 (3.13%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.13%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (3.13%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.13%) V-Model
5 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) C#
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB
5 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 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Remedy
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Roc Search Limited
Salary: as per contract
Posted: 2 days ago