The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Eastleigh 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire > Eastleigh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 8 11
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3  
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Eastleigh 4.76% 11.54% 8.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.08% 60.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Eastleigh median annual salary £29,000 - £25,500
10th Percentile £22,600 - £24,750
90th Percentile £36,200 - £35,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.11% +6.25%  

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 Eastleigh with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Eastleigh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 13 5 5
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Eastleigh 20.63% 19.23% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 5
Eastleigh median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +37.25%  
10th Percentile £24,125 £32,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £46,250 £43,500 £37,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Eastleigh

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Eastleigh

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Salary Trend in Eastleigh

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

Salary trend for QA in Eastleigh

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Salary Histogram in Eastleigh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Eastleigh over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Eastleigh

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Eastleigh region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) RedPrairie
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) ATDD
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Delivery

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Eastleigh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Revenue Assurance Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) ATDD
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) RedPrairie