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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 19 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 11.73% 1.27% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.43% 5.00% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +64.70%
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
61 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 34.08% 25.32% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 12
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £80,000
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 17 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Windsor

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 18 (66.67%) UNIX
2 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Migration
2 18 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 18 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
3 17 (62.96%) Mainframe
3 17 (62.96%) InterSystems
4 5 (18.52%) HTML
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) CSS
5 4 (14.81%) .NET
5 4 (14.81%) XML
5 4 (14.81%) jQuery
6 3 (11.11%) C++
6 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) SEO
6 3 (11.11%) CMS
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) ACCA
7 2 (7.41%) Legal
7 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) ICAEW
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
7 2 (7.41%) Degree

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
1 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.41%) Capybara
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Administrator
1 7 (25.93%) UNIX Administrator
1 7 (25.93%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) QA Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Designer
4 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Junior
4 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
1 5 (18.52%) CSS
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) jQuery
2 4 (14.81%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) CSS3
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) UNIX
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Migration
1 18 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 18 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (11.11%) SEO
2 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
2 3 (11.11%) Scrum
2 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Web Development
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Product Management
4 1 (3.70%) DevOps
4 1 (3.70%) MVC
4 1 (3.70%) OO
4 1 (3.70%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
3 3 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ACCA
1 2 (7.41%) ICAEW
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) AAT
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) InterSystems
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft