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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire / Fareham
Rank 35 35 31
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fareham 3.19% 6.35% 6.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.75% 32.65% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 11
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Fareham with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Fareham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 48 49 46
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fareham 17.02% 19.44% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 40
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £18,900 £16,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Fareham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fareham citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Fareham

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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

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Salary Histogram in Fareham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Fareham over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Fareham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fareham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Fareham region with a requirement for QA.

1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) .NET
3 12 (75.00%) Scrum
4 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Degree
5 8 (50.00%) C#
5 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) ISEB
6 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
6 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
6 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (43.75%) Selenium
6 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
7 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
7 6 (37.50%) Finance
7 6 (37.50%) XML
7 6 (37.50%) Automation Testing
8 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
8 5 (31.25%) Gherkin
8 5 (31.25%) HP UFT
8 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
8 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
8 5 (31.25%) TDD
8 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
8 5 (31.25%) BDD
9 3 (18.75%) SDLC
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
10 2 (12.50%) System Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Mathematics

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Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
1 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
2 5 (31.25%) HP UFT
2 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
2 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Software Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Software Test Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Developer
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
7 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) Gherkin
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) gRPC
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Scrum
3 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
5 6 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
6 5 (31.25%) BDD
6 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
6 5 (31.25%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) SDLC
8 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 2 (12.50%) System Testing
9 1 (6.25%) API Design
9 1 (6.25%) CRM
9 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (6.25%) DevOps
9 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
9 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Google
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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