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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 8.47% 9.82% 1.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 62.50% 45.83% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Average salary £55,000 £37,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.65% -46.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
8 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 13.56% 21.43% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 13
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Windsor

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Scrum
3 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (50.00%) ITIL
3 13 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 13 (50.00%) UML
3 13 (50.00%) Wireless
3 13 (50.00%) Energy Management
4 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
4 11 (42.31%) MS Visio
4 11 (42.31%) .NET
4 11 (42.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (42.31%) Customer Engagement
5 10 (38.46%) Ajax
5 10 (38.46%) Billing
5 10 (38.46%) Document Management
5 10 (38.46%) HTML
5 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 10 (38.46%) Legal
6 9 (34.62%) MVC
6 9 (34.62%) C#
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (34.62%) CSS
6 9 (34.62%) SOAP
6 9 (34.62%) XML
6 9 (34.62%) OO
6 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (34.62%) JSON

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Visio
1 11 (42.31%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.69%) Appium
2 2 (7.69%) Robolectric
3 1 (3.85%) Moq
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
General
1 10 (38.46%) Legal
1 10 (38.46%) Billing
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Junior
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 8 (30.77%) Junior Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Project Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Project Director
4 5 (19.23%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate
7 1 (3.85%) Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 10 (38.46%) Ajax
2 10 (38.46%) HTML
3 9 (34.62%) JSON
3 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (34.62%) CSS
3 9 (34.62%) SOAP
3 9 (34.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Scrum
3 13 (50.00%) Energy Management
3 13 (50.00%) ITIL
3 13 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 13 (50.00%) UML
4 11 (42.31%) Customer Engagement
5 10 (38.46%) Document Management
6 9 (34.62%) MVC
6 9 (34.62%) OO
6 9 (34.62%) DevOps
7 8 (30.77%) B2B
8 6 (23.08%) User Stories
9 5 (19.23%) Line Management
9 5 (19.23%) Product Management
9 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (19.23%) Matrix Management
10 3 (11.54%) Agile Testing
11 2 (7.69%) Open Source
11 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (34.62%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) Objective-C
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
4 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft