The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chippenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 6.56% 5.20% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.38% 26.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 0
Average salary £33,250 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QA
Wiltshire

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 Chippenham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Chippenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
29 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 15.85% 19.65% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 16
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +27.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chippenham

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Chippenham

QA
Salary Trend in Chippenham

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

QA Salary Trend in Chippenham

QA
Salary Histogram in Chippenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Chippenham region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Chippenham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chippenham 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 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
1 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) JMeter
2 6 (40.00%) JUnit
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) System Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
4 4 (26.67%) Time Management
4 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 3 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Chippenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chippenham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) JUnit
1 6 (40.00%) JMeter
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Database Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
1 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (33.33%) System Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
4 4 (26.67%) Time Management
4 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) RHCSA
2 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Sun
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
Chippenham
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago