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 25 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 of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 40 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing QA 37 21 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 5.68% 4.09% 7.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.95% 26.58% 47.52%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 43
Average salary £37,500 £30,306 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.73% -34.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,650 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
95 79 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 14.59% 15.37% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 79 61 95
Average salary £40,000 £38,472 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.97% -10.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £76,250
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 25 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Swindon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 34 (54.84%) SQL
2 33 (53.23%) MS Office
3 30 (48.39%) Computer Science
4 29 (46.77%) MS Excel
5 27 (43.55%) QuickTest Pro
6 26 (41.94%) XML
6 26 (41.94%) VBScript
6 26 (41.94%) VB
7 22 (35.48%) VBA
8 20 (32.26%) Scrum
9 16 (25.81%) ISEB
9 16 (25.81%) Automated Testing
10 14 (22.58%) Finance
10 14 (22.58%) OOP
10 14 (22.58%) OO
11 13 (20.97%) Degree
12 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
12 12 (19.35%) Java
13 11 (17.74%) HP
13 11 (17.74%) Project Management
13 11 (17.74%) Selenium
14 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
14 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
14 10 (16.13%) SoapUI
14 10 (16.13%) Process Management
14 10 (16.13%) SOAP
15 9 (14.52%) Web Services
16 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
16 8 (12.90%) REST
16 8 (12.90%) Change Control

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (53.23%) MS Office
2 29 (46.77%) MS Excel
3 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
3 7 (11.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) LDAP
1 3 (4.84%) SNMP
1 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) DB2
3 3 (4.84%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (43.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (17.74%) Selenium
3 10 (16.13%) SoapUI
4 5 (8.06%) TestNG
5 2 (3.23%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Test Manager
3 10 (16.13%) Tester
4 8 (12.90%) Junior
4 8 (12.90%) Junior Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Project Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Lead Tester
5 7 (11.29%) Automated Tester
6 4 (6.45%) Designer
6 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) QA Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Instructional Designer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior QA Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) QA Tester
7 3 (4.84%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) VB Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) XML
2 10 (16.13%) SOAP
3 9 (14.52%) Web Services
4 8 (12.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (48.39%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.45%) E-Learning
3 2 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) UNIX
1 4 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Scrum
2 16 (25.81%) Automated Testing
3 14 (22.58%) OOP
3 14 (22.58%) OO
4 11 (17.74%) Project Management
5 10 (16.13%) Process Management
5 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
5 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
6 8 (12.90%) Change Control
7 7 (11.29%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (6.45%) Use Case
8 4 (6.45%) ITIL
8 4 (6.45%) SOA
9 3 (4.84%) CRM
9 3 (4.84%) ITSM
9 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.23%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.23%) Performance Management
10 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (54.84%) SQL
2 26 (41.94%) VBScript
2 26 (41.94%) VB
3 22 (35.48%) VBA
4 12 (19.35%) Java
5 2 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) ISEB
2 13 (20.97%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) WMI
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) HP
3 7 (11.29%) Oracle
4 3 (4.84%) Remedy
4 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.61%) Siebel
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