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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 27 12
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 1.02% 2.80% 9.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.67% 13.64% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 10
Average salary £38,750 £27,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.90% -25.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £32,700 £56,000
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
30 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 15.23% 20.56% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 33
Average salary £32,000 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 December 2014, 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 10 (52.63%) Oracle
1 10 (52.63%) UNIX
2 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Pair Programming
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (36.84%) BDD
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) FitNesse
4 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
4 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Java EE
5 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
5 4 (21.05%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (15.79%) Ant
6 3 (15.79%) EJB
6 3 (15.79%) HPUX

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Chippenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) FitNesse
1 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.79%) Hudson
2 3 (15.79%) JMeter
2 3 (15.79%) NetBeans
2 3 (15.79%) Maven
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) Ant
2 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) MSI
3 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Junior
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Junior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Junior Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Graduate
4 3 (15.79%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Service Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Junior Service Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Account Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
1 4 (21.05%) Java EE
2 3 (15.79%) Spring
2 3 (15.79%) JSF
2 3 (15.79%) EJB
2 3 (15.79%) JPA
2 3 (15.79%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (10.53%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) UNIX
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) HPUX
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
4 3 (15.79%) SUSE
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (36.84%) BDD
2 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (36.84%) Scrum
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Pair Programming
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (15.79%) Time Management
6 2 (10.53%) SOA
6 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Testing
7 1 (5.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Sun Certification
2 3 (15.79%) SCSA
3 2 (10.53%) RHCA
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.26%) RHCSA
4 1 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 14001
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (10.53%) Legato
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Sun
2 3 (15.79%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
3 2 (10.53%) EMC
3 2 (10.53%) CommVault
3 2 (10.53%) NetApp
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
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