The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cwmbran region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 6.38% 2.82% 1.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £33,000 £31,250 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.60% +45.34%
UK excluding London median salary £41,333 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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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 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 6.38% 4.23% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Median salary £33,000 £32,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +51.16%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cwmbran

The demand trend of job ads across the Cwmbran region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Cwmbran

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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

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Salary Histogram in Cwmbran

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Cwmbran region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Cwmbran

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cwmbran

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cwmbran region with a requirement for QA.

1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Marketing
3 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (50.00%) Advertising
3 7 (50.00%) PaaS
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 7 (50.00%) Apache
3 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (50.00%) Big Data
3 7 (50.00%) Mobile Marketing
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Unix
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Squid
6 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Network Security
6 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
6 3 (21.43%) CentOS
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (21.43%) High Availability
6 3 (21.43%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (21.43%) NAS
6 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Cwmbran by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
1 3 (21.43%) Kerberos
1 3 (21.43%) NAS
1 3 (21.43%) Network Security
1 3 (21.43%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Big Data
1 7 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (57.14%) Marketing
2 7 (50.00%) Advertising
2 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Development Manager
4 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Head of Development
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) CentOS
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (50.00%) Mobile Marketing
3 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Coaching
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) High Availability
4 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
4 3 (21.43%) People Management
4 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 2 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) NFS
1 3 (21.43%) Squid
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) EMC
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
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