The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cwmbran region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 19 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 5.08% 6.82% 2.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 75.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £33,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
QA
Torfaen

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 Cwmbran region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cwmbran
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 5.08% 9.09% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £33,000 £33,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.49% +26.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cwmbran

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Cwmbran

QA
Salary Trend in Cwmbran

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

QA Salary Trend in Cwmbran

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cwmbran

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cwmbran 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Entry
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) POSIX
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Cwmbran by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cwmbran 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) GCC
1 1 (16.67%) GDB
1 1 (16.67%) Automake
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Junior
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) POSIX
2 1 (16.67%) Pthreads
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft