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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
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
4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 6.15% 3.64% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £43,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +59.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) CTI
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

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Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Testing Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree