Period
to 20 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 76 80
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 2.42% 2.60% 2.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.31% 18.93% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 33
Basingstoke median annual salary £43,750 £55,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.45% +30.95% -1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,150 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £66,250 £49,400
Hampshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% -5.08%

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 142 206 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 13.21% 13.74% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 108 154 98
Basingstoke median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +24.26% -1.17%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,150 £32,350
90th Percentile £70,375 £68,750 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

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

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

QA
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Salary histogram for QA in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 15 (57.69%) Test Automation
2 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (42.31%) SQL
4 9 (34.62%) SDLC
5 8 (30.77%) Degree
6 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
6 7 (26.92%) Selenium
6 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
6 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle
7 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
8 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
8 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (15.38%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (15.38%) Data Science
9 4 (15.38%) System Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 4 (15.38%) Machine Learning
9 4 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 4 (15.38%) TDD
9 4 (15.38%) Games
9 4 (15.38%) Java
9 4 (15.38%) Python

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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 1 (3.85%) Confluence
1 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (11.54%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (11.54%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
1 7 (26.92%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) Robot Framework
2 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
3 2 (7.69%) MSTest
3 2 (7.69%) Postman
3 2 (7.69%) Ranorex
3 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) Cypress.io
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 4 (15.38%) Games
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) QA Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Developer in Test
4 4 (15.38%) Junior
4 4 (15.38%) Junior Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Junior QA Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) QA Test Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.54%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) EDI
3 2 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) WCF
4 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Test Automation
2 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (34.62%) SDLC
4 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Data Science
7 4 (15.38%) Machine Learning
7 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 4 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (15.38%) System Testing
7 4 (15.38%) TDD
8 3 (11.54%) Data Architecture
8 3 (11.54%) Fit Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL
8 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (3.85%) MCP
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kibana
1 1 (3.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) JD Edwards
3 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) PeopleSoft