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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 1.98% 3.64% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 80.00% 75.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £23,500 £24,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.08% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
5 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 2.48% 4.85% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 9
Average salary £19,500 £24,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.40% -40.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £39,500
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
Salary Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Winchester

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
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%) 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

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
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%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Project 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
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