The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 84 63 89
Rank change year-on-year -21 +26  
Permanent jobs citing QA 88 161 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.94% 4.77% 3.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.14% 32.72% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 76 129 90
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £60,000
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 Hampshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 302 492 443
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 10.09% 14.57% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 235 403 363
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £65,000
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

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Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for QA in Hampshire

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Salary Histogram in Hampshire

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

Salary histogram for QA in Hampshire

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Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +2 20 £40,000 - 3
Basingstoke +11 17 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Farnborough -18 13 £50,000 -
Fareham 0 9 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Portsmouth -6 8 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Winchester - 8 £32,500 -
Ringwood - 3 - -
Aldershot -6 2 £32,500 -43.47%
Andover - 2 £43,750 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 111 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (42.53%) SQL
3 66 (37.93%) C#
4 57 (32.76%) Degree
5 54 (31.03%) Software Testing
6 51 (29.31%) Scrum
7 50 (28.74%) .NET
8 39 (22.41%) Finance
9 36 (20.69%) HTML
9 36 (20.69%) Microsoft
10 34 (19.54%) Java
10 34 (19.54%) Computer Science
10 34 (19.54%) Selenium
11 33 (18.97%) Automated Testing
12 32 (18.39%) Unit Testing
13 29 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 28 (16.09%) Web Services
14 28 (16.09%) Test Scripting
15 27 (15.52%) ASP.NET
16 26 (14.94%) TDD
17 25 (14.37%) SDLC
18 24 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
19 23 (13.22%) ISTQB
20 22 (12.64%) CSS
20 22 (12.64%) Linux
21 21 (12.07%) Oracle
22 19 (10.92%) Software Engineering
22 19 (10.92%) Git (software)
23 18 (10.34%) BDD
23 18 (10.34%) Test Strategy

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Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 14 (8.05%) WebSphere
2 13 (7.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (4.60%) Apache
4 4 (2.30%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.72%) SAS
6 2 (1.15%) Moodle
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.57%) CMS
7 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.87%) SaaS
4 4 (2.30%) GitHub
5 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.15%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.15%) PPP
2 2 (1.15%) RS-485
3 1 (0.57%) SAN
3 1 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 11 (6.32%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.45%) MySQL
5 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.30%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.15%) MS Access
7 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.57%) HBase
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 34 (19.54%) Selenium
2 19 (10.92%) Git (software)
3 17 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (8.05%) Visual Studio
5 13 (7.47%) Jenkins
6 11 (6.32%) Cucumber
6 11 (6.32%) HP UFT
7 8 (4.60%) PHPUnit
8 6 (3.45%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.30%) Gradle
9 4 (2.30%) JIRA
9 4 (2.30%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.30%) SonarQube
9 4 (2.30%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.57%) Moq
11 1 (0.57%) NUnit
11 1 (0.57%) TestRail
11 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.57%) Xcode
General
1 39 (22.41%) Finance
2 11 (6.32%) Banking
2 11 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.75%) Retail
4 7 (4.02%) Marketing
5 6 (3.45%) Electronics
6 5 (2.87%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.15%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Games
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (38.51%) Developer
2 30 (17.24%) Analyst
3 19 (10.92%) Test Analyst
4 17 (9.77%) Software Analyst
5 15 (8.62%) Software Test Analyst
6 14 (8.05%) QA Engineer
6 14 (8.05%) Tester
7 13 (7.47%) Developer in Test
7 13 (7.47%) Software Developer
8 12 (6.90%) Consultant
8 12 (6.90%) QA Tester
9 11 (6.32%) Test Engineer
10 10 (5.75%) C# Developer
11 9 (5.17%) Development Manager
11 9 (5.17%) PHP Developer
11 9 (5.17%) Software QA Engineer
12 8 (4.60%) Automation Test Analyst
12 8 (4.60%) iOS Developer
12 8 (4.60%) Project Manager
13 7 (4.02%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (28.74%) .NET
2 36 (20.69%) HTML
3 28 (16.09%) Web Services
4 27 (15.52%) ASP.NET
5 22 (12.64%) CSS
6 15 (8.62%) Ajax
7 13 (7.47%) Hibernate
7 13 (7.47%) J2EE
7 13 (7.47%) JMS
7 13 (7.47%) JSF
7 13 (7.47%) JSP
7 13 (7.47%) Spring
7 13 (7.47%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (7.47%) XML
8 10 (5.75%) jQuery
9 9 (5.17%) AngularJS
9 9 (5.17%) Apache Camel
9 9 (5.17%) Middleware
9 9 (5.17%) PrimeFaces
10 8 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.54%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.05%) iPad
3 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.60%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.45%) Replication
7 2 (1.15%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.15%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.15%) User Experience
7 2 (1.15%) VLE
7 2 (1.15%) Xbox
8 1 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.57%) Animation
8 1 (0.57%) EFT
8 1 (0.57%) EPoS
8 1 (0.57%) Fintech
8 1 (0.57%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.64%) Linux
2 17 (9.77%) Unix
3 14 (8.05%) Apple iOS
3 14 (8.05%) Windows
4 9 (5.17%) Android
5 1 (0.57%) AIX
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (31.03%) Software Testing
3 51 (29.31%) Scrum
4 33 (18.97%) Automated Testing
5 32 (18.39%) Unit Testing
6 28 (16.09%) Test Scripting
7 26 (14.94%) TDD
8 25 (14.37%) SDLC
9 19 (10.92%) Software Engineering
10 18 (10.34%) Automation Testing
10 18 (10.34%) BDD
10 18 (10.34%) Manual Testing
10 18 (10.34%) Regression Testing
10 18 (10.34%) Test Strategy
11 17 (9.77%) MVC
11 17 (9.77%) System Testing
11 17 (9.77%) Test Automation
12 16 (9.20%) Project Management
13 15 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (8.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 74 (42.53%) SQL
2 66 (37.93%) C#
3 34 (19.54%) Java
4 15 (8.62%) Python
5 13 (7.47%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.47%) Shell Script
6 11 (6.32%) Ruby
7 10 (5.75%) PHP
7 10 (5.75%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.60%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.87%) Korn
10 5 (2.87%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.30%) Groovy
12 3 (1.72%) C
12 3 (1.72%) Perl
12 3 (1.72%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.15%) C++
13 2 (1.15%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (32.76%) Degree
2 23 (13.22%) ISTQB
3 17 (9.77%) ISEB
4 7 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.02%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.30%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.60%) PMO
2 2 (1.15%) SDET
2 2 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.72%) vSphere
2 2 (1.15%) Firmware
2 2 (1.15%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.57%) GPFS
3 1 (0.57%) HDFS
3 1 (0.57%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.07%) Oracle
3 8 (4.60%) BT
4 5 (2.87%) SAP
5 4 (2.30%) Terracotta
6 3 (1.72%) VMware
7 2 (1.15%) Citrix
7 2 (1.15%) Google
8 1 (0.57%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.57%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.57%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.57%) IBM
8 1 (0.57%) Remedy
8 1 (0.57%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.57%) Zend
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Roc Search Limited
Salary: as per contract
Posted: 17 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Portsmouth
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 17 days ago