The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 18 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 20 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 12.20% 1.47% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.46% 5.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
QA
Berkshire

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 Windsor region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Windsor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
52 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 31.71% 26.47% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 7
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

QA
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

QA
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

QA
Salary Histogram in Windsor

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Windsor region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Windsor

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (64.00%) UNIX
2 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 16 (64.00%) Migration
2 16 (64.00%) Data Migration
2 16 (64.00%) Performance Analysis
3 15 (60.00%) InterSystems
3 15 (60.00%) Mainframe
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) jQuery
5 4 (16.00%) CSS
5 4 (16.00%) HTML
6 3 (12.00%) C++
6 3 (12.00%) PHP
6 3 (12.00%) XML
6 3 (12.00%) .NET
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Ruby
6 3 (12.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (12.00%) Selenium
6 3 (12.00%) SEO
6 3 (12.00%) CMS
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) Open Source
6 3 (12.00%) Capybara
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (8.00%) AAT
7 2 (8.00%) Product Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
1 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (12.00%) Capybara
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Administrator
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 6 (24.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Web Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Junior
4 1 (4.00%) Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
1 4 (16.00%) CSS
1 4 (16.00%) jQuery
2 3 (12.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (12.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) UNIX
1 16 (64.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Migration
1 16 (64.00%) Data Migration
1 16 (64.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (12.00%) Scrum
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) SEO
2 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Web Development
3 2 (8.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.00%) PHP
3 3 (12.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) AAT
2 2 (8.00%) ACCA
2 2 (8.00%) ICAEW
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) InterSystems