The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Cwmbran region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 17 14
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran - 5.66% 2.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 75.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cwmbran
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 2.38% 7.55% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £27,500 £30,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cwmbran

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Cwmbran by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Development Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat