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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 9 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 21.57% 9.92% 4.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 80.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 2
Median salary £37,500 £45,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.58% +31.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £31,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,500 £44,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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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
11 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 21.57% 12.40% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 3
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +50.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £30,300 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £43,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

QA
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

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
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 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Cwmbran

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cwmbran

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) Linux
3 20 (60.61%) E-Commerce
3 20 (60.61%) Data Mining
3 20 (60.61%) Marketing
3 20 (60.61%) Telecoms
3 20 (60.61%) Advertising
3 20 (60.61%) PaaS
3 20 (60.61%) Big Data
3 20 (60.61%) Mobile Marketing
4 17 (51.52%) Test Scripting
5 14 (42.42%) Automated Testing
5 14 (42.42%) Unix
6 13 (39.39%) Apache
6 13 (39.39%) Red Hat
7 11 (33.33%) Web Services
8 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 9 (27.27%) ISEB
9 8 (24.24%) EMC
9 8 (24.24%) SAN
9 8 (24.24%) IBM
9 8 (24.24%) Kerberos
9 8 (24.24%) NFS
9 8 (24.24%) DNS
9 8 (24.24%) Squid
9 8 (24.24%) High Availability
9 8 (24.24%) Low Latency
9 8 (24.24%) iSCSI
9 8 (24.24%) Network Security
9 8 (24.24%) CentOS

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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 13 (39.39%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (60.61%) PaaS
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) DNS
1 8 (24.24%) iSCSI
1 8 (24.24%) Kerberos
1 8 (24.24%) NAS
1 8 (24.24%) Network Security
1 8 (24.24%) OpenLDAP
1 8 (24.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) Big Data
1 20 (60.61%) Data Mining
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) JMeter
2 2 (6.06%) JUnit
2 2 (6.06%) NUnit
General
1 20 (60.61%) Advertising
1 20 (60.61%) Marketing
1 20 (60.61%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Administrator
4 8 (24.24%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (24.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (24.24%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Development Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Support Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Linux
2 14 (42.42%) Unix
3 8 (24.24%) CentOS
3 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) E-Commerce
2 20 (60.61%) Mobile Marketing
3 17 (51.52%) Test Scripting
4 14 (42.42%) Automated Testing
5 8 (24.24%) High Availability
5 8 (24.24%) Low Latency
6 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Scrum
7 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Coaching
8 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
8 4 (12.12%) Data Entry
8 4 (12.12%) People Management
8 4 (12.12%) Requirements Management
9 3 (9.09%) ITIL
9 3 (9.09%) Line Management
9 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) ISEB
2 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) NFS
1 8 (24.24%) Squid
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Red Hat
2 8 (24.24%) EMC
2 8 (24.24%) IBM
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle