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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Permanent jobs citing QA 25 44 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.98% 8.91% 5.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.86% 43.56% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 40 21
Average salary £28,750 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,029 £31,781
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,150 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
81 101 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 16.14% 20.45% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 74 92 50
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +56.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,325 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,600 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 24 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Swindon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
2 16 (36.36%) SQL
3 14 (31.82%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (29.55%) VBScript
4 13 (29.55%) VB
4 13 (29.55%) VBA
4 13 (29.55%) MS Office
4 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
5 12 (27.27%) Finance
6 11 (25.00%) Project Management
7 9 (20.45%) XML
7 9 (20.45%) OOP
7 9 (20.45%) OO
7 9 (20.45%) CRM
7 9 (20.45%) ISEB
7 9 (20.45%) Degree
8 8 (18.18%) Scrum
8 8 (18.18%) Automated Testing
9 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (15.91%) ITIL
9 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2
10 6 (13.64%) Oracle
10 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.64%) HP
10 6 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (13.64%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Open Source
11 5 (11.36%) Performance Management
11 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS R12

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
2 13 (29.55%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 3 (6.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) LDAP
1 3 (6.82%) LAN
1 3 (6.82%) WAN
1 3 (6.82%) SNMP
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) DMZ
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Billing
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Designer
3 4 (9.09%) Instructional Designer
3 4 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Lead Tester
4 3 (6.82%) Automated Tester
4 3 (6.82%) VB Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Junior Developer
4 3 (6.82%) PHP Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Lead Software Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Tester
4 3 (6.82%) Junior
4 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) XML
2 4 (9.09%) Middleware
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (9.09%) WebCenter
3 1 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.64%) Open Source
3 4 (9.09%) E-Learning
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) iPhone
5 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Project Management
2 9 (20.45%) OOP
2 9 (20.45%) OO
2 9 (20.45%) CRM
3 8 (18.18%) Scrum
3 8 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (15.91%) ITIL
4 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Performance Management
6 5 (11.36%) ERP
7 4 (9.09%) ITSM
7 4 (9.09%) Service Management
7 4 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 13 (29.55%) VBScript
2 13 (29.55%) VB
2 13 (29.55%) VBA
3 4 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (4.55%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) ISEB
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) WMI
1 3 (6.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 6 (13.64%) HP
2 4 (9.09%) Informatica
3 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
3 3 (6.82%) Remedy
Swindon, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum + 12% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Chippenham, Gloucester, Bath, Swindon,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-42,000 + Bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Newbury Marlborough Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £30-34,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Newbury Marlborough Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £30-34,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol, Chippenham, Gloucester, Bath, Swindon,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 30+ days ago