Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire > Fareham
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 51 37
Rank change year-on-year +28 -14 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 44 17 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fareham 9.07% 3.57% 6.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 64.71% 24.64% 34.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 38
Fareham median annual salary £40,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +1.05% +35.71%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,000 £30,850
90th Percentile £52,500 £72,750 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +15.58%

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 68 69 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fareham 14.02% 14.50% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 50 66 100
Fareham median annual salary £36,250 £27,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.26% -19.40% +1.52%
10th Percentile £17,250 £17,625 £19,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £62,724 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -

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 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Fareham

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 24 (54.55%) C#
2 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (47.73%) PHP
4 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 18 (40.91%) Selenium
5 18 (40.91%) Test Automation
6 17 (38.64%) TDD
7 14 (31.82%) JIRA
7 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
7 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
8 13 (29.55%) BDD
8 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (27.27%) Python
9 12 (27.27%) Degree
10 11 (25.00%) Maven
10 11 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
10 11 (25.00%) Gherkin
11 10 (22.73%) Telecoms
11 10 (22.73%) Regression Testing
11 10 (22.73%) LoadRunner
11 10 (22.73%) SQL
11 10 (22.73%) Cucumber
11 10 (22.73%) Test Management
11 10 (22.73%) Marketing
11 10 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (20.45%) Software Testing
13 8 (18.18%) WebDriver
13 8 (18.18%) HTML
13 8 (18.18%) CSS
13 8 (18.18%) OOP

QA
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 4 (9.09%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (13.64%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.27%) 3ds Max
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Selenium
2 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 14 (31.82%) JIRA
3 11 (25.00%) Maven
4 10 (22.73%) Cucumber
4 10 (22.73%) LoadRunner
5 8 (18.18%) WebDriver
6 4 (9.09%) Subversion
7 2 (4.55%) Robot Framework
8 1 (2.27%) Appium
8 1 (2.27%) JUnit
8 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (22.73%) Marketing
1 10 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.64%) Multimedia
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 13 (29.55%) Test Engineer
4 12 (27.27%) Agile Test Analyst
4 12 (27.27%) Developer
4 12 (27.27%) QA Analyst
5 11 (25.00%) QA Engineer
5 11 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 11 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 11 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 10 (22.73%) Product Manager
7 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce Developer
9 4 (9.09%) UI Developer
9 4 (9.09%) UI/UX Developer
9 4 (9.09%) UX Developer
9 4 (9.09%) Web UI Developer
9 4 (9.09%) Web UI/UX Developer
9 4 (9.09%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 8 (18.18%) CSS
2 8 (18.18%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) CSS3
3 4 (9.09%) HTML5
3 4 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.27%) MFC
5 1 (2.27%) REST
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
5 1 (2.27%) STL
5 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) e-Learning
1 6 (13.64%) Graphic Design
2 5 (11.36%) User Experience
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (9.09%) Photography
3 4 (9.09%) Video Editing
4 1 (2.27%) Animation
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) Test Automation
3 17 (38.64%) TDD
4 13 (29.55%) BDD
4 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
6 10 (22.73%) Regression Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Test Management
6 10 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (20.45%) Software Testing
8 8 (18.18%) OOP
9 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
10 5 (11.36%) Instructional Design
10 5 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (11.36%) Test Strategy
10 5 (11.36%) Web Design
11 4 (9.09%) DevOps
11 4 (9.09%) OO PHP
11 4 (9.09%) Secure Coding
11 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) C#
2 21 (47.73%) PHP
3 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 12 (27.27%) Python
5 10 (22.73%) SQL
6 7 (15.91%) Java
7 6 (13.64%) C++
8 4 (9.09%) Perl
8 4 (9.09%) Ruby
9 1 (2.27%) C
9 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.27%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Adobe
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Autodesk
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle