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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 7.78% - 2.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.33% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £32,500 - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
12 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 13.33% 6.35% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £49,250 - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 - 6 - - 2
Wrexham - 1 £32,500 -
QA
Wales

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
4 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (20.00%) JVM Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) SaaS
4 2 (20.00%) PaaS
4 2 (20.00%) RightScale
4 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) Puppet
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (20.00%) Route 53
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) Hudson
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Maven
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) Jetty
1 2 (20.00%) nginx
1 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
2 2 (20.00%) PaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Route 53
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) QlikView
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) JVM Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) RightScale
Deeside, Clwyd
Moneysupermarket
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Flintshire
MoneySuperMarket.com
Posted: 11 days ago