The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 5.77% 10.85% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 66.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 0
Average salary £32,500 £32,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
QA
South Wales

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 Bridgend region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 5.77% 16.28% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 3
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

QA
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

QA Salary Trend in Bridgend

QA
Salary Histogram in Bridgend

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Bridgend

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
1 10 (76.92%) CSS
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
1 10 (76.92%) Software Testing
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) WCF
2 7 (53.85%) Silverlight
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) OOD
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Business Development
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
3 3 (23.08%) Physics
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) CSS3
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Network Management
4 2 (15.38%) Lync
4 2 (15.38%) LAN

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 2 (15.38%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) PBX
1 2 (15.38%) VoIP
1 2 (15.38%) WLAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Quality Manager
5 1 (7.69%) QA Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
1 10 (76.92%) CSS
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) WCF
2 7 (53.85%) Silverlight
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
1 3 (23.08%) Physics
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Software Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) OO
2 3 (23.08%) OOD
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Release Management
2 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Business Development
3 2 (15.38%) Network Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) CMMI
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) TickIT
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Avaya
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago