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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 9.30% 5.88% 17.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 7
Average salary £45,500 £21,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.62% -33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £21,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,300 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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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
16 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 12.40% 5.88% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 7
Average salary £37,500 £21,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.41% -33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £21,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £34,000 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 June 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Cwmbran

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cwmbran

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 14 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 12 (66.67%) DTV
3 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (66.67%) SDLC
4 11 (61.11%) Unicast
4 11 (61.11%) Multicast
4 11 (61.11%) SNMP
4 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
4 11 (61.11%) Perl
4 11 (61.11%) Linux
4 11 (61.11%) Client/Server
4 11 (61.11%) Korn
4 11 (61.11%) IGMP
4 11 (61.11%) RTSP
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) ISEB
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) Test Management
7 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 4 (22.22%) MS Office
8 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (11.11%) SaaS
9 2 (11.11%) Mobile Marketing
9 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 2 (11.11%) ISTQB

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Top Related IT Skills in Cwmbran by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Unicast
1 11 (61.11%) Multicast
1 11 (61.11%) SNMP
1 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
1 11 (61.11%) IGMP
1 11 (61.11%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Informix
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Ranorex
2 1 (5.56%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Test Team Leader
1 11 (61.11%) Team Leader
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) QA Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Manual Tester
4 3 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) DTV
1 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (61.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 14 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 12 (66.67%) SDLC
4 4 (22.22%) Test Management
4 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Mobile Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Validation
7 1 (5.56%) Product Management
7 1 (5.56%) ATDD
7 1 (5.56%) User Stories
7 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Perl
1 11 (61.11%) Korn
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Telerik