The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 1.56% 5.47% 5.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 73.68% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 3
Median salary £45,000 £23,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+95.65% -34.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
6 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 3.13% 7.42% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 8
Median salary £40,000 £23,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,750 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Winchester region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 2016, 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 Winchester region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) NServiceBus
2 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Thunderhead
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) CODA
2 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester 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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
1 2 (33.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Account Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Junior
1 3 (50.00%) Junior Account Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Junior Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 2 (33.33%) CODA
1 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (33.33%) Thunderhead
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle