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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 45 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 36 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.08% 5.50% 4.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.43% 37.50% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 12
Average salary £46,377 £37,500 £31,403
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.67% +19.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,959 £26,500 £30,031
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £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
84 96 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 14.38% 14.66% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 80 80 65
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,472
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Swindon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 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 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (26.92%) CRM
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle
4 6 (23.08%) PeopleSoft
4 6 (23.08%) Analytics
4 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
5 5 (19.23%) Hyperion
5 5 (19.23%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) VBScript
5 5 (19.23%) General Ledger
5 5 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) ISEB
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
6 4 (15.38%) MS Project
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
6 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (11.54%) Dependency Management
7 3 (11.54%) Test Management
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 4 (15.38%) MS Project
3 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.85%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) VoIP
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
1 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
2 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
2 2 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (3.85%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.85%) QADirector
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Test Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Test Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) PMO Manager
4 2 (7.69%) QA Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Senior PMO Manager
4 2 (7.69%) PMO Lead
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (26.92%) CRM
4 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 6 (23.08%) Analytics
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
7 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.54%) Resource Management
7 3 (11.54%) Dependency Management
7 3 (11.54%) Test Management
8 2 (7.69%) SDLC
8 2 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) VBScript
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (19.23%) Hyperion
4 2 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: car allowance + bonus + pension
Posted: 17 days ago