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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 42 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 1.63% 0.78% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 9.52% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £52,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.90% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
5 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 2.72% 8.17% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 23
Average salary £46,250 £43,250 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.93% +49.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 28 August 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 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
1 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) Primavera
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (15.38%) MS Project
3 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) MS Access
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (15.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Test Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Report Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Content Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Ruby
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Primavera
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle