The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Windsor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Windsor region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 1.11% 1.92% 6.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.88% 10.00% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Windsor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
17 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 18.89% 19.23% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 9
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Windsor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

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Salary Trend in Windsor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Windsor region.

QA Salary Trend in Windsor

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Windsor 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Capybara
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB

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Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Windsor 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Capybara
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB