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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 23 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 6.59% 11.11% 7.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.00% 87.50% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 5
Average salary £31,250 £38,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.83% +14.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,600 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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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
8 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 8.79% 12.70% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 5
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,700 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Cwmbran

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Cwmbran region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Cwmbran

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cwmbran

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (66.67%) MySQL
1 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 6 (66.67%) Mobile Marketing
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
1 6 (66.67%) Advertising
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 5 (55.56%) PaaS
2 5 (55.56%) Manual Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Informix
2 5 (55.56%) Big Data
3 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Apache
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Cwmbran by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) Informix
2 5 (55.56%) Big Data
3 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) GCC
1 1 (11.11%) GDB
1 1 (11.11%) Automake
1 1 (11.11%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (66.67%) Advertising
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Tester
4 2 (22.22%) QA Tester
5 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) DOM
3 1 (11.11%) POSIX
3 1 (11.11%) Pthreads
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 6 (66.67%) Mobile Marketing
2 5 (55.56%) Manual Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Entry
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat