Period
to 15 December 2017

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 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire > Winchester
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 55 42
Rank change year-on-year +29 -13 +20
Permanent jobs citing QA 39 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 10.21% 0.38% 5.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 49.37% 12.50% 63.33%
Number of salaries quoted 35 0 15
Winchester median annual salary £32,500 - £34,000
10th Percentile £22,750 - £25,850
90th Percentile £45,700 - £45,750
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +11.11% -

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Winchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 79 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 20.68% 3.07% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 71 6 24
Winchester median annual salary £37,500 £21,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +78.57% -49.09% -14.06%
10th Percentile £22,750 £19,000 £25,575
90th Percentile £66,000 £41,875 £85,000
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.98% +1.18% +3.66%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Winchester.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Winchester

QA
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

QA
Salary Histogram in Winchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Winchester over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Winchester

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 26 (66.67%) C#
2 24 (61.54%) Software Testing
3 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (58.97%) Test Automation
4 20 (51.28%) Windows
5 17 (43.59%) Selenium
6 16 (41.03%) Document Management
6 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
7 15 (38.46%) WebDriver
8 14 (35.90%) SQL
9 12 (30.77%) Visual Studio
9 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 12 (30.77%) ISTQB
9 12 (30.77%) Unit Testing
9 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
10 11 (28.21%) Test Scripting
10 11 (28.21%) Manual Testing
11 9 (23.08%) Scrum
12 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (20.51%) Release Management
12 8 (20.51%) HP
12 8 (20.51%) OOD
12 8 (20.51%) HP UFT
12 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
12 8 (20.51%) JMeter
12 8 (20.51%) OOP
12 8 (20.51%) XML
12 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
12 8 (20.51%) .NET

QA
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) Confluence
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Selenium
2 15 (38.46%) WebDriver
3 12 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 8 (20.51%) HP UFT
4 8 (20.51%) JMeter
4 8 (20.51%) JUnit
4 8 (20.51%) SoapUI
4 8 (20.51%) TestNG
5 7 (17.95%) JIRA
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (7.69%) SpecFlow
8 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.56%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Test Automation Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Team Leader
2 8 (20.51%) Testing Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) QA Tester
3 6 (15.38%) Tester
4 5 (12.82%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (10.26%) Junior
5 4 (10.26%) Junior Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Product Developer
5 4 (10.26%) QA Leader
5 4 (10.26%) QA Team Leader
6 3 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Software QA Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
1 8 (20.51%) XML
2 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.26%) WCF
2 4 (10.26%) WPF
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Replication
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Software Testing
2 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (58.97%) Test Automation
3 16 (41.03%) Document Management
4 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 12 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 11 (28.21%) Manual Testing
5 11 (28.21%) Test Scripting
6 9 (23.08%) Scrum
7 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
7 8 (20.51%) Data Entry
7 8 (20.51%) Image Processing
7 8 (20.51%) OCR
7 8 (20.51%) OOD
7 8 (20.51%) OOP
7 8 (20.51%) Release Management
7 8 (20.51%) Test Management
7 8 (20.51%) Time Management
7 8 (20.51%) Waterfall
7 8 (20.51%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) C#
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
4 5 (12.82%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 7 (17.95%) ISEB
2 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) PMO
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) SAP