The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 39 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Permanent jobs citing QA 37 24 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 5.61% 4.60% 7.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.14% 27.59% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 41
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -30.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,061 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
97 87 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 14.70% 16.67% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 80 68 94
Average salary £40,000 £38,472 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.97% -14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Wiltshire

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

QA
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

QA Salary Trend in Swindon

QA
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Swindon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 36 (56.25%) SQL
2 34 (53.13%) MS Office
3 32 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 30 (46.88%) MS Excel
5 28 (43.75%) QuickTest Pro
6 27 (42.19%) XML
6 27 (42.19%) VBScript
6 27 (42.19%) VB
7 23 (35.94%) VBA
8 22 (34.38%) Scrum
9 18 (28.13%) ISEB
10 17 (26.56%) Automated Testing
11 14 (21.88%) Finance
11 14 (21.88%) OOP
11 14 (21.88%) OO
11 14 (21.88%) Degree
12 13 (20.31%) Java
13 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
13 12 (18.75%) Selenium
14 11 (17.19%) Software Testing
14 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
14 11 (17.19%) SoapUI
14 11 (17.19%) SOAP
14 11 (17.19%) Process Management
14 11 (17.19%) HP
14 11 (17.19%) Project Management
15 10 (15.63%) Web Services
16 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
16 9 (14.06%) REST
17 8 (12.50%) Change Control

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (53.13%) MS Office
2 30 (46.88%) MS Excel
3 7 (10.94%) MS Project
3 7 (10.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) LDAP
1 3 (4.69%) SNMP
1 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) DB2
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.69%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (43.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (18.75%) Selenium
3 11 (17.19%) SoapUI
4 6 (9.38%) TestNG
5 2 (3.13%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Test Manager
3 11 (17.19%) Tester
4 8 (12.50%) Lead Tester
4 8 (12.50%) Automated Tester
4 8 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Junior
5 7 (10.94%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Project Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Senior QA Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) QA Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Instructional Designer
7 4 (6.25%) Designer
8 3 (4.69%) Lead Software Developer
8 3 (4.69%) QA Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.19%) XML
2 11 (17.19%) SOAP
3 10 (15.63%) Web Services
4 9 (14.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.25%) E-Learning
2 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) UNIX
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Scrum
2 17 (26.56%) Automated Testing
3 14 (21.88%) OOP
3 14 (21.88%) OO
4 11 (17.19%) Software Testing
4 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
4 11 (17.19%) Process Management
4 11 (17.19%) Project Management
5 8 (12.50%) Change Control
6 7 (10.94%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (7.81%) Use Case
7 5 (7.81%) SOA
8 4 (6.25%) ITIL
9 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.69%) ITSM
9 3 (4.69%) CRM
10 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.13%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (3.13%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) SQL
2 27 (42.19%) VBScript
2 27 (42.19%) VB
3 23 (35.94%) VBA
4 13 (20.31%) Java
5 2 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) ISEB
2 14 (21.88%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) SCCM
1 3 (4.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.19%) HP
3 8 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (4.69%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.69%) Remedy
5 1 (1.56%) Siebel
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