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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 3.45% - 2.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 6.90% - 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 21 November 2014. 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
Wrexham - 1 - -
Flintshire - 1 - -
QA
Wales

QA
Top 14 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CA Clarity
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CA

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) CA Clarity
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CA