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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 53 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.15% 6.07% 3.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.06% 34.78% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 14
Average salary £46,377 £35,000 £30,306
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.50% +15.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £25,000 £28,088
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
72 92 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 11.92% 17.46% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 65 79 63
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £28,088
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Swindon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 9 (37.50%) SQL
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) CRM
2 7 (29.17%) VBScript
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) HP UFT
2 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (25.00%) Analytics
3 6 (25.00%) ISEB
3 6 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (20.83%) MS Office
4 5 (20.83%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) Hyperion
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) General Ledger
4 5 (20.83%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.50%) MS Project
6 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (12.50%) Windows
7 2 (8.33%) Spring

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
3 3 (12.50%) MS Project
3 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (4.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) HP UFT
2 2 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) QA Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Senior PMO Manager
5 1 (4.17%) PMO Lead
5 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications Manager
5 1 (4.17%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) CRM
2 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (25.00%) Analytics
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
7 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
7 2 (8.33%) Dependency Management
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) VBScript
3 5 (20.83%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (20.83%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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