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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 30 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 14.08% 0.92% 5.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.46% 6.25% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 8
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%
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
78 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 36.62% 14.68% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 44 9 26
Average salary £48,750 £61,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.40% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £43,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,250 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 20 October 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Windsor

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 28 (75.68%) JavaScript
2 24 (64.86%) UNIX
2 24 (64.86%) Linux
2 24 (64.86%) Migration
2 24 (64.86%) Data Migration
2 24 (64.86%) Performance Analysis
3 23 (62.16%) InterSystems
3 23 (62.16%) Mainframe
4 7 (18.92%) CSS
4 7 (18.92%) HTML
5 6 (16.22%) .NET
5 6 (16.22%) XML
6 5 (13.51%) SQL
7 4 (10.81%) ACCA
7 4 (10.81%) Legal
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.81%) Degree
7 4 (10.81%) ICAEW
7 4 (10.81%) jQuery
7 4 (10.81%) AAT
8 3 (8.11%) DevOps
8 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
8 3 (8.11%) Product Management
8 3 (8.11%) Ajax
8 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (8.11%) JSON
8 3 (8.11%) Resource Management
8 3 (8.11%) MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (8.11%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Selenium
1 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.41%) Capybara
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.81%) Legal
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Administrator
1 10 (27.03%) UNIX Administrator
1 10 (27.03%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (10.81%) Developer
2 4 (10.81%) Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Junior
3 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Junior Software Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Digital Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Junior Developer
4 2 (5.41%) QA Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Designer
5 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) HTML
1 7 (18.92%) CSS
2 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) XML
3 4 (10.81%) jQuery
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.11%) SOAP
4 3 (8.11%) Ajax
4 3 (8.11%) JSON
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (62.16%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) UNIX
1 24 (64.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Migration
1 24 (64.86%) Data Migration
1 24 (64.86%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) Scrum
3 3 (8.11%) OO
3 3 (8.11%) B2B
3 3 (8.11%) Project Management
3 3 (8.11%) MVC
3 3 (8.11%) SEO
3 3 (8.11%) DevOps
3 3 (8.11%) Product Management
3 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
3 3 (8.11%) Resource Management
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) PHP
3 3 (8.11%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ACCA
1 4 (10.81%) ICAEW
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
1 4 (10.81%) AAT
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) InterSystems
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft