Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire > Winchester
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 25 57
Rank change year-on-year -11 +32 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 31 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 5.05% 10.44% 1.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.41% 48.44% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 4
Winchester median annual salary £38,750 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.23% -18.75% +40.35%
10th Percentile £21,425 £24,950 £31,325
90th Percentile £58,750 £41,200 £47,500
Hampshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +4.94%

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 34 64 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 17.17% 21.55% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32 54 11
Winchester median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% +22.81%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,700 £19,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £64,625 £47,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -1.23%

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 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Winchester

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Winchester region with a requirement for QA.

1 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Selenium
3 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) Perl
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) Ruby
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) SOAP
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
7 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (20.00%) RESTful
7 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
8 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Ranorex
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Software QA Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Development Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripter
3 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) V-Model
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft