Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 66 63
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 +26
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 9 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 1.69% 1.58% 4.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.05% 29.03% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 5
Bournemouth median annual salary £40,250 £30,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.17% -45.45% +83.33%
10th Percentile £28,900 £22,400 £39,750
90th Percentile £50,625 £46,900 £64,750
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.64% +15.28%

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 Bournemouth with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Bournemouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 38 31 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 8.02% 5.43% 11.62%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 51
Bournemouth median annual salary £38,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -13.33% -34.78%
10th Percentile £30,500 £25,800 £21,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £60,500 £56,250
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £32,700 £39,000
% change year-on-year +22.32% -16.15% -10.86%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Bournemouth

QA
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Bournemouth.

Salary trend for QA in Bournemouth

QA
Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Bournemouth over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
1 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (37.50%) BDD
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) People Management
1 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Measurement

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth 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 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Head of IT
1 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Head of Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Head of Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Head of Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Pensions Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Pensions Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) BDD
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) People Management
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Measurement
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
1 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
1 3 (37.50%) VMware