The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.47% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
619 498 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 96.12% 97.08% 92.97%
Number of salaries quoted 519 409 507
Average salary £39,500 £37,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.04% -4.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Tester
Wiltshire

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Swindon region.

QA Tester Salary Trend in Swindon

QA Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region that cited QA Tester in their job title 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 with QA Tester in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) TestNG
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) REST

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region that cited QA Tester in their job title 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 with QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) TestNG
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA