The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Winchester with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire / Winchester
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 41 60
Rank change year-on-year +19 +19  
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 7.41% 1.05% 1.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.33% 33.33% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 3
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +40.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £36,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,000 £29,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.43%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Winchester with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Winchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 15 6 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 13.89% 3.16% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 8
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +40.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £34,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Winchester citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Winchester

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Salary Trend in Winchester

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

Salary trend for QA in Winchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Winchester region with a requirement for QA.

1 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) Document Management
2 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Replication
3 6 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) SDLC
3 6 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (60.00%) PMO
3 6 (60.00%) IT Strategy
3 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (60.00%) Release Management
3 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) V-Model
3 6 (60.00%) Time Management
3 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) QA Tester
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Product Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Document Management
2 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (60.00%) IT Strategy
3 6 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Release Management
3 6 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (60.00%) SDLC
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (60.00%) Time Management
3 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft