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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.17% 6.01% 6.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 31.58% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 25
Average salary £41,938 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.79% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £27,735
10% offered a salary of more than £50,663 £39,500 £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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
55 95 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 10.87% 19.04% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 40 89 75
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £25,000 £28,088
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Swindon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) VBScript
3 10 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (32.00%) ISEB
4 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (28.00%) MS Office
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (24.00%) CRM
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle
6 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (20.00%) Analytics
7 5 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (20.00%) Hyperion
7 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (20.00%) Java
7 5 (20.00%) General Ledger
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (12.00%) VB
10 2 (8.00%) JUnit
10 2 (8.00%) LAN
10 2 (8.00%) WAN
10 2 (8.00%) Spring
10 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (28.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (16.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.00%) JUnit
General
1 5 (20.00%) General Ledger
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Designer
4 2 (8.00%) QA Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV Developer
5 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Spring
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) BYOD
2 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) CRM
3 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.00%) Analytics
4 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) Coaching
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) VBScript
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (20.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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