Period
to 6 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fareham 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 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire > Fareham
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 21 57
Rank change year-on-year -4 +36 -13
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 47 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fareham 7.22% 9.57% 2.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 61.90% 66.20% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 15
Fareham median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -15.79%
10th Percentile £30,025 £31,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,000 £74,250
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -4.49%

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 Fareham with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Fareham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 42 71 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fareham 11.67% 14.46% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 36 50 71
Fareham median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% +38.89% -20.59%
10th Percentile £21,000 £18,375 £17,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £53,100
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +18.42% -10.59%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Fareham

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Fareham

QA
Salary Trend in Fareham

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

Salary trend for QA in Fareham

QA
Salary Histogram in Fareham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Fareham over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Salary histogram for QA in Fareham

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, 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 Fareham region with a requirement for QA.

1 19 (73.08%) .NET
2 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) AngularJS
5 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
5 11 (42.31%) MVC
6 10 (38.46%) Manufacturing
6 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
6 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 10 (38.46%) .NET Core
7 9 (34.62%) C#
8 8 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
10 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
10 6 (23.08%) Selenium
10 6 (23.08%) Node.js
10 6 (23.08%) HTML
11 5 (19.23%) TDD
11 5 (19.23%) SQL
11 5 (19.23%) CSS
11 5 (19.23%) CSS3
11 5 (19.23%) HTML5
11 5 (19.23%) BDD
11 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Fareham 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Azure
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) Selenium
3 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.85%) NUnit
4 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 11 (42.31%) Software Developer
4 10 (38.46%) .NET Software Developer
4 10 (38.46%) Analyst
4 10 (38.46%) Angular Developer
4 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 10 (38.46%) Software Analyst
5 9 (34.62%) QA Analyst
6 6 (23.08%) QA Tester
6 6 (23.08%) Software QA Tester
6 6 (23.08%) Software Tester
6 6 (23.08%) Tester
7 4 (15.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 4 (15.38%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Software Manager
10 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Tester
10 1 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 12 (46.15%) AngularJS
4 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (38.46%) .NET Core
5 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (23.08%) HTML
6 6 (23.08%) Node.js
7 5 (19.23%) CSS
7 5 (19.23%) CSS3
7 5 (19.23%) HTML5
8 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 2 (7.69%) React
8 2 (7.69%) Vue.js
9 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) MVC
2 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
4 8 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
6 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 5 (19.23%) BDD
7 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
7 5 (19.23%) TDD
8 4 (15.38%) SDLC
9 3 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (11.54%) OO
9 3 (11.54%) OOP
10 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 9 (34.62%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Postfix
1 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft