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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 5.26% - 1.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.33% - 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £32,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
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
12 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 9.02% 7.38% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 10
Average salary £33,500 £26,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.41% -34.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £21,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £41,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) RHCSA
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) SCSA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Chippenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Database Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) SUSE
2 1 (12.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Sun Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SCSA
1 2 (25.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) HP