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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 3.28% 9.80% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 83.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £21,500 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.64% -
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
2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 3.28% 11.76% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Average salary £21,500 £32,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.84% +41.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Cwmbran

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Data Entry
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Cwmbran by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Junior
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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