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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 23 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 11.68% 4.14% 1.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 88.46% 58.33% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22 0 3
Average salary £28,500 - £27,500
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
26 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 13.20% 7.10% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 21
Average salary £26,750 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £27,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £56,000 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Winchester

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (81.48%) Finance
3 13 (48.15%) Java
4 12 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
5 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
5 11 (40.74%) Web Testing
5 11 (40.74%) ISEB
5 11 (40.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (37.04%) BDD
6 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
6 10 (37.04%) Web Services
6 10 (37.04%) UNIX
6 10 (37.04%) Windows
6 10 (37.04%) Linux
6 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
6 10 (37.04%) Integration Testing
6 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
6 10 (37.04%) Spring
7 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
7 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) C#
9 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
9 4 (14.81%) XML
9 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
9 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
9 4 (14.81%) Physics

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
1 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
2 3 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) JMeter
General
1 22 (81.48%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Test Analyst
3 10 (37.04%) QA Test Analyst
3 10 (37.04%) QA Analyst
4 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Junior
6 5 (18.52%) Graduate
6 5 (18.52%) Junior Developer
6 5 (18.52%) Junior Java Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (7.41%) AWS Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Automated Tester
9 1 (3.70%) QA Specialist
9 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
1 10 (37.04%) Spring
2 4 (14.81%) XML
2 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
3 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 3 (11.11%) Java EE
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.81%) Physics
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) UNIX
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
3 11 (40.74%) Web Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Integration Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
4 10 (37.04%) BDD
5 6 (22.22%) TDD
6 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
7 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 3 (11.11%) OOP
9 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Scrum
9 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.11%) PHP
4 3 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 11 (40.74%) ISEB
2 11 (40.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft