The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Poole 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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Dorset / Poole
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 26 32
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6  
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 2.80% 1.40% 4.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 50.00% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 7
Median salary £38,750 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.88% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - -3.61%  

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 Poole with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Poole
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 12 4 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Poole 8.39% 2.80% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 8
Median salary £38,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £38,500 £21,675
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Poole

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Poole 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 Poole

QA
Salary Trend in Poole

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

Salary trend for QA in Poole

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Poole region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Poole 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Software Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Software Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Machine Learning
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago