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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 14 20
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales - 6.82% 3.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 27.27% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 7.02% 25.00% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 2
Median salary £16,125 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-55.20% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +6.02%

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Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the North Wales region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

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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

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North Wales region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Allocation

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Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manual Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Allocation
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle