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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 1.10% 6.92% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 81.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £23,500 £24,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.08% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
3 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 1.65% 8.46% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 10
Average salary £27,500 £24,500 £36,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% -33.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £21,500 £25,725
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £50,250 £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) QA Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP