The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 58 51 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.76% 2.13% 5.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% 19.30% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 24
Median salary £50,000 £41,938 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.22% +29.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £50,663 £40,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
QA
Wiltshire

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 Swindon region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
36 57 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 6.83% 11.05% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 30 44 100
Median salary £65,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+73.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of job ads across the Swindon region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Swindon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Swindon region with a requirement for QA.

1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (16.67%) Murex
5 3 (16.67%) Findur
5 3 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (16.67%) Data Management
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (16.67%) Marketing
5 3 (16.67%) Front Office
5 3 (16.67%) Back Office
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Data Governance
5 3 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 3 (16.67%) People Management
6 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Findur
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.56%) JBehave
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Back Office
2 3 (16.67%) Front Office
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Data Governance Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Data Governance Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Data Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Developer
1 3 (16.67%) Governance Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Development Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Development Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Murex Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Software Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 3 (16.67%) Data Management
3 3 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
3 3 (16.67%) People Management
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Murex
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) IBM