The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 59 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.27% 2.56% 2.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.14% 29.41% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 8
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
86 51 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 15.61% 8.72% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 77 31 69
Average salary £53,750 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.84% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £51,576
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Swindon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (46.15%) People Management
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Marketing
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Data Management
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (23.08%) Data Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Data Governance
4 3 (23.08%) Marketing Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) NAS
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Data Governance Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Data Governance Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Data Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Governance Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Applications
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) People Management
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (23.08%) Data Governance
4 3 (23.08%) Data Management
4 3 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (23.08%) Marketing Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
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