The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 15.38% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 80.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £27,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
QA
Wales

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 North Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 19.23% 6.45% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £27,000 - £43,750
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 - £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £52,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the North Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

QA
Salary Trend in North Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the North Wales region.

QA Salary Trend in North Wales

QA
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Flintshire - 7 £27,000 - 1
Wrexham - 1 £32,500 -
QA
Wales

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Big Data
3 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
4 5 (35.71%) Vagrant
4 5 (35.71%) JVM Tuning
4 5 (35.71%) Digital Media
4 5 (35.71%) OpenStack
4 5 (35.71%) Route 53
4 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Jetty
4 5 (35.71%) RightScale
4 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
4 5 (35.71%) Puppet
4 5 (35.71%) Hudson
4 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
4 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
4 5 (35.71%) Network Security
4 5 (35.71%) CentOS
4 5 (35.71%) nginx
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon S3
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (35.71%) Open Source
4 5 (35.71%) SaaS
4 5 (35.71%) PaaS
4 5 (35.71%) JUnit
4 5 (35.71%) Servlets

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 5 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
1 5 (35.71%) Jetty
1 5 (35.71%) nginx
1 5 (35.71%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon S3
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (35.71%) SaaS
1 5 (35.71%) PaaS
1 5 (35.71%) Route 53
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Big Data
2 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) QlikView
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Maven
1 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
1 5 (35.71%) Hudson
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
1 5 (35.71%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) QA Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Servlets
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 5 (35.71%) Private Cloud
3 5 (35.71%) Digital Media
4 2 (14.29%) Statistics
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
1 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
1 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
1 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (35.71%) Open Source
1 5 (35.71%) JVM Tuning
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
1 5 (35.71%) Auto-Scaling
2 3 (21.43%) Analytics
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
1 5 (35.71%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
1 5 (35.71%) RightScale
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