The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 10.00% 1.60% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 81.82% 60.00% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 2
Average salary £30,000 £52,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +90.90%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
QA
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Winchester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Winchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
22 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 12.22% 2.66% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 20
Average salary £30,000 £46,250 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.13% +6.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £39,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

QA
Salary Trend in Winchester

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

QA Salary Trend in Winchester

QA
Salary Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Winchester

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Winchester region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) Finance
3 18 (56.25%) Java
4 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
5 13 (40.63%) Spring
5 13 (40.63%) UNIX
5 13 (40.63%) Linux
5 13 (40.63%) Unit Testing
6 12 (37.50%) Integration Testing
6 12 (37.50%) BDD
6 12 (37.50%) Web Services
6 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 12 (37.50%) ISTQB
7 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
7 11 (34.38%) Software Testing
7 11 (34.38%) ISEB
7 11 (34.38%) Web Testing
7 11 (34.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (31.25%) Windows
8 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
9 9 (28.13%) Degree
10 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
10 7 (21.88%) Physics
10 7 (21.88%) TDD
10 7 (21.88%) Multithreading
11 6 (18.75%) Scrum
12 5 (15.63%) SQL
12 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
13 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
13 4 (12.50%) WebDriver

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Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Winchester region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
1 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 3 (9.38%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) JMeter
General
1 25 (78.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Test Analyst
4 10 (31.25%) QA Test Analyst
4 10 (31.25%) QA Analyst
5 7 (21.88%) Junior
6 6 (18.75%) Graduate
6 6 (18.75%) Junior Developer
6 6 (18.75%) Junior Java Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) Software Manager
9 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
9 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Spring
2 12 (37.50%) Web Services
3 4 (12.50%) XML
3 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 4 (12.50%) .NET
4 3 (9.38%) Java EE
5 2 (6.25%) GWT
5 2 (6.25%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
2 7 (21.88%) Physics
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) UNIX
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
3 13 (40.63%) Unit Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 12 (37.50%) BDD
5 11 (34.38%) Web Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Software Testing
6 7 (21.88%) TDD
6 7 (21.88%) Multithreading
7 6 (18.75%) Scrum
8 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
10 3 (9.38%) OOP
11 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
11 2 (6.25%) Data Security
11 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (6.25%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.38%) PHP
4 3 (9.38%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 11 (34.38%) ISEB
2 11 (34.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (28.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago