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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire / Fareham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 34 33
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fareham 6.47% 8.52% 5.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.39% 35.62% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 8
Median salary £25,000 £38,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.06% +13.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,200 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 31 73 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fareham 13.36% 23.93% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 31 71 28
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% +3.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Fareham

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

1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) .NET
4 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 9 (37.50%) XML
4 9 (37.50%) Scrum
5 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Degree
6 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (25.00%) TDD
6 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (25.00%) BDD
6 6 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (25.00%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) MATLAB
7 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
7 5 (20.83%) JIRA
7 5 (20.83%) SpecFlow
7 5 (20.83%) Gherkin
7 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) JSON
8 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.67%) Web Design
8 4 (16.67%) ISEB
8 4 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (16.67%) MySQL
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle

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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:

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
2 5 (20.83%) JIRA
2 5 (20.83%) SpecFlow
3 3 (12.50%) LabVIEW
3 3 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Support Technician
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Analogue IC Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Software QA Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 9 (37.50%) XML
3 5 (20.83%) Gherkin
4 4 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) MFC
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware
5 1 (4.17%) REST
5 1 (4.17%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) STL
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.33%) Handset
2 2 (8.33%) Verilog
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
4 6 (25.00%) BDD
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.67%) Web Design
7 3 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.33%) IC Design
8 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.33%) System Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Validation
9 1 (4.17%) Document Management
9 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
9 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.17%) Test Management
9 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) MATLAB
3 4 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) C
5 2 (8.33%) AWK
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) Tcl
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (16.67%) ISEB
3 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.33%) Cadence
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix