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

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 57 56
Rank change year-on-year -21 -1  
Permanent jobs citing QA 100 172 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.43% 4.93% 4.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.03% 32.33% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 91 160 169
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £60,000
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 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 333 532 460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 11.42% 15.26% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 300 459 406
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,750 £68,000
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 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 June 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 June 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
Farnborough -2 20 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Basingstoke +2 16 £41,250 - 2
Fareham +11 15 £25,000 -35.06%
Southampton -19 14 £57,500 +35.29% 3
Winchester +7 11 £30,500 -23.75% 2
Portsmouth -6 10 £43,250 -8.94% 4
Eastleigh -15 3 £29,000 -
Aldershot +15 2 £33,750 -15.62%
Andover - 1 £57,500 -
QA
South East

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 101 (53.72%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (45.74%) Test Automation
3 80 (42.55%) SQL
4 65 (34.57%) C#
5 61 (32.45%) Degree
6 52 (27.66%) Software Testing
7 47 (25.00%) .NET
8 46 (24.47%) Finance
9 45 (23.94%) Microsoft
10 41 (21.81%) Test Scripting
11 40 (21.28%) ISTQB
11 40 (21.28%) Selenium
11 40 (21.28%) TDD
11 40 (21.28%) Scrum
12 32 (17.02%) Windows
13 29 (15.43%) ISEB
13 29 (15.43%) Java
14 28 (14.89%) SQL Server
15 27 (14.36%) HTML
15 27 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
15 27 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (13.83%) SDLC
16 26 (13.83%) Manual Testing
16 26 (13.83%) Test Strategy
16 26 (13.83%) Regression Testing
16 26 (13.83%) Unit Testing
17 25 (13.30%) Software Engineering
18 24 (12.77%) Computer Science
18 24 (12.77%) ASP.NET
18 24 (12.77%) Linux

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Co-occurring 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 5 (2.66%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.13%) Apache
2 4 (2.13%) NServiceBus
2 4 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.60%) CMS
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.53%) SAS
4 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (9.04%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (6.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (5.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.85%) SaaS
4 4 (2.13%) GitHub
5 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.06%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.72%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.06%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.06%) Internet
2 2 (1.06%) Network Security
2 2 (1.06%) RS-485
3 1 (0.53%) 2G
3 1 (0.53%) 3G
3 1 (0.53%) HTTP
3 1 (0.53%) LTE
3 1 (0.53%) SAN
3 1 (0.53%) VLAN
3 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.66%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.13%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.13%) HBase
3 4 (2.13%) MySQL
3 4 (2.13%) Parquet
3 4 (2.13%) Redis
4 2 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.06%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (1.06%) GIS
5 1 (0.53%) DB2
5 1 (0.53%) MS Access
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (21.28%) Selenium
2 24 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.57%) Visual Studio
4 17 (9.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (6.38%) JIRA
6 11 (5.85%) Cucumber
6 11 (5.85%) WebDriver
7 9 (4.79%) HP UFT
7 9 (4.79%) Jenkins
8 8 (4.26%) SpecFlow
9 6 (3.19%) NUnit
9 6 (3.19%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.66%) Moq
10 5 (2.66%) Vagrant
11 4 (2.13%) Gradle
11 4 (2.13%) JMeter
11 4 (2.13%) JUnit
11 4 (2.13%) TestNG
12 3 (1.60%) LabVIEW
12 3 (1.60%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (24.47%) Finance
2 14 (7.45%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.38%) Electronics
3 12 (6.38%) Marketing
3 12 (6.38%) Retail
4 9 (4.79%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.26%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.66%) Back Office
6 5 (2.66%) Banking
7 3 (1.60%) Publishing
8 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (28.19%) Developer
2 50 (26.60%) Analyst
3 26 (13.83%) Test Analyst
3 26 (13.83%) Test Engineer
4 19 (10.11%) Software Analyst
5 15 (7.98%) QA Engineer
6 13 (6.91%) QA Analyst
6 13 (6.91%) Software Test Analyst
6 13 (6.91%) SQL Developer
6 13 (6.91%) Tester
7 11 (5.85%) QA Test Engineer
7 11 (5.85%) QA Tester
7 11 (5.85%) SQL Analyst
8 10 (5.32%) Consultant
9 9 (4.79%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.79%) Python Developer
9 9 (4.79%) Senior Test Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (25.00%) .NET
2 27 (14.36%) HTML
3 24 (12.77%) ASP.NET
4 23 (12.23%) CSS
5 14 (7.45%) Web Services
6 12 (6.38%) XML
7 10 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (4.79%) Middleware
9 8 (4.26%) JSON
9 8 (4.26%) Spring
10 7 (3.72%) .NET Framework
10 7 (3.72%) Gherkin
10 7 (3.72%) HTML5
10 7 (3.72%) WPF
11 6 (3.19%) Ajax
11 6 (3.19%) REST
11 6 (3.19%) WinForms
12 4 (2.13%) Java SE
12 4 (2.13%) Kafka
12 4 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (12.77%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.72%) Replication
5 5 (2.66%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.13%) iPad
6 4 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.13%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.13%) Wiki
7 3 (1.60%) User Experience
8 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.06%) Handset
8 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.06%) Verilog
9 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.53%) Fintech
9 1 (0.53%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.02%) Windows
2 24 (12.77%) Linux
3 13 (6.91%) Unix
4 8 (4.26%) Android
4 8 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.06%) AIX
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (53.72%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (45.74%) Test Automation
3 52 (27.66%) Software Testing
4 41 (21.81%) Test Scripting
5 40 (21.28%) Scrum
5 40 (21.28%) TDD
6 26 (13.83%) Manual Testing
6 26 (13.83%) Regression Testing
6 26 (13.83%) SDLC
6 26 (13.83%) Test Strategy
6 26 (13.83%) Unit Testing
7 25 (13.30%) Software Engineering
8 24 (12.77%) BDD
9 21 (11.17%) Mentoring
10 18 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (9.04%) Project Management
11 17 (9.04%) Scenario Testing
12 16 (8.51%) OOP
12 16 (8.51%) Web Testing
13 14 (7.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 80 (42.55%) SQL
2 65 (34.57%) C#
3 29 (15.43%) Java
4 20 (10.64%) Python
5 14 (7.45%) Ruby
6 12 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.79%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.26%) R
8 8 (4.26%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.19%) C
9 6 (3.19%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.66%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.66%) PHP
11 4 (2.13%) C++
11 4 (2.13%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.60%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.60%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.06%) AWK
13 2 (1.06%) Perl
13 2 (1.06%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 61 (32.45%) Degree
2 40 (21.28%) ISTQB
3 29 (15.43%) ISEB
4 24 (12.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.85%) PMO
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.19%) Firmware
2 5 (2.66%) Docker
2 5 (2.66%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (2.13%) HDFS
4 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.53%) GPFS
5 1 (0.53%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (2.66%) Ansible
2 4 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 45 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.32%) Oracle
3 9 (4.79%) SAP
4 5 (2.66%) Citrix
4 5 (2.66%) Google
5 4 (2.13%) BT
5 4 (2.13%) HP
5 4 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.06%) Cadence
6 2 (1.06%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.53%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.53%) IBM
7 1 (0.53%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.53%) Remedy
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension medical etc
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £375 - £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liss, Hampshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Premier Media
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + - Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Farnborough
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Salary: £280 - £310 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago