The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 36 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 -  
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.70% 4.15% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.03% 44.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 0
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 29 25 11
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 8.71% 9.43% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 10
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +26.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £27,925 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

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Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for QA in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for QA.

1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) MVC
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
3 9 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 9 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 8 (38.10%) OO PHP
4 8 (38.10%) CakePHP
4 8 (38.10%) jQuery
4 8 (38.10%) PHPUnit
4 8 (38.10%) Web Services
4 8 (38.10%) PHP
4 8 (38.10%) Apache
5 7 (33.33%) Ruby
5 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 6 (28.57%) JSON
6 6 (28.57%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) C#
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Release Management
8 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
8 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (19.05%) SDLC
8 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
8 4 (19.05%) Coaching

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 8 (38.10%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 9 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.76%) HBase
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) OLAP
4 1 (4.76%) Power BI
4 1 (4.76%) QlikView
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) PHPUnit
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) PHP Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) Software Developer
5 5 (23.81%) QA Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Lead PHP Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Lead Software Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
7 3 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
8 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Software Analyst
8 2 (9.52%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
8 2 (9.52%) Web Analyst
8 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) CakePHP
1 8 (38.10%) jQuery
1 8 (38.10%) Web Services
2 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 6 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) Ajax
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (9.52%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) Angular 2
5 1 (4.76%) Celery
5 1 (4.76%) Flask
5 1 (4.76%) MDX
5 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) MVC
2 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
3 8 (38.10%) OO PHP
4 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Coaching
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
5 4 (19.05%) Release Management
5 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
7 2 (9.52%) OOP
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) PHP
3 7 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (19.05%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) Go
6 1 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
6 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Cloudera
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Hortonworks
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