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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 11 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 12.24% 6.36% 6.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 70.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Median salary £46,750 £45,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.74% +111.62%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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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
6 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 12.24% 9.09% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 3
Median salary £46,750 £37,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.66% +74.41%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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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

QA
Salary Histogram in Cwmbran

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Cwmbran region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Cwmbran

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cwmbran

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) Linux
3 16 (59.26%) E-Commerce
3 16 (59.26%) Data Mining
3 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
3 16 (59.26%) Advertising
3 16 (59.26%) Marketing
3 16 (59.26%) PaaS
3 16 (59.26%) Big Data
3 16 (59.26%) Mobile Marketing
4 13 (48.15%) Test Scripting
5 12 (44.44%) Automated Testing
5 12 (44.44%) Unix
6 11 (40.74%) Apache
6 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
7 8 (29.63%) ISEB
7 8 (29.63%) Web Services
8 6 (22.22%) Squid
8 6 (22.22%) iSCSI
8 6 (22.22%) CentOS
8 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
8 6 (22.22%) NAS
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 6 (22.22%) IBM
8 6 (22.22%) Kerberos
8 6 (22.22%) NFS
8 6 (22.22%) DNS
8 6 (22.22%) EMC
8 6 (22.22%) SAN

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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 11 (40.74%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (59.26%) PaaS
2 3 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
1 6 (22.22%) iSCSI
1 6 (22.22%) Kerberos
1 6 (22.22%) NAS
1 6 (22.22%) Network Security
1 6 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) Big Data
1 16 (59.26%) Data Mining
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) JMeter
2 2 (7.41%) JUnit
2 2 (7.41%) NUnit
General
1 16 (59.26%) Advertising
1 16 (59.26%) Marketing
1 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Test Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Administrator
4 6 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Development Manager
6 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Unix
3 6 (22.22%) CentOS
3 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) E-Commerce
2 16 (59.26%) Mobile Marketing
3 13 (48.15%) Test Scripting
4 12 (44.44%) Automated Testing
5 6 (22.22%) High Availability
5 6 (22.22%) Low Latency
6 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 3 (11.11%) People Management
7 3 (11.11%) Requirements Management
8 2 (7.41%) BDD
8 2 (7.41%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C#
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
1 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) ISEB
2 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) NFS
1 6 (22.22%) Squid
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
2 6 (22.22%) EMC
2 6 (22.22%) IBM
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle