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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 2.27% 4.00% 7.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.33% 25.00% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,565 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.48% -3.68%
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
15 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 17.05% 16.00% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 4
Average salary £47,000 £37,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.50% +2.02%
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
Salary Histogram in North Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the North Wales region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram 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 31 March 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
Wrexham - 2 £40,000 -
QA
Wales

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) AccuRev
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
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