The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 29 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 24 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 5.65% 2.36% 2.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.54% 14.58% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 8
Median salary £32,500 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.68% -7.77%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
41 96 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 9.65% 16.19% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 34 86 27
Median salary £32,500 £52,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% +14.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,600 £38,325
10% offered a salary of more than £50,990 £51,576 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of job ads across the Swindon region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Swindon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for QA.

1 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) ISEB
3 16 (35.56%) ISTQB
3 16 (35.56%) Selenium
3 16 (35.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (31.11%) Finance
4 14 (31.11%) SQL
5 13 (28.89%) .NET
5 13 (28.89%) C#
5 13 (28.89%) HTML
5 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
5 13 (28.89%) Automated Testing
6 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 12 (26.67%) MVC
7 10 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 10 (22.22%) JIRA
7 10 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 10 (22.22%) System Testing
7 10 (22.22%) Banking
7 10 (22.22%) Retail
7 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 9 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (20.00%) Process Improvement
8 9 (20.00%) Web Services
8 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
9 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
9 8 (17.78%) jQuery

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Visio
1 7 (15.56%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Lucidchart
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (4.44%) BigQuery
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.22%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (2.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Selenium
2 10 (22.22%) JIRA
3 8 (17.78%) SoapUI
3 8 (17.78%) WebDriver
4 7 (15.56%) Bugzilla
4 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
4 7 (15.56%) StyleCop
5 2 (4.44%) ClearCase
5 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
5 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.22%) JMeter
6 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
2 10 (22.22%) Retail
3 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.44%) Games
6 1 (2.22%) Advertising
6 1 (2.22%) German Language
6 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Designer
2 10 (22.22%) QA Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Digital Designer
5 6 (13.33%) Business Test Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Software Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) QA Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Senior QA Manager
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Administrator
8 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (4.44%) DBA
8 2 (4.44%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.44%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (2.22%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) .NET
1 13 (28.89%) HTML
2 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (20.00%) Web Services
5 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (17.78%) jQuery
6 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 7 (15.56%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (15.56%) Node.js
6 7 (15.56%) REST
6 7 (15.56%) SOAP
6 7 (15.56%) WCF
7 6 (13.33%) CSS
8 5 (11.11%) Entity Framework
9 2 (4.44%) XML
10 1 (2.22%) Flash
10 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Life Science
1 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.22%) Replication
2 1 (2.22%) SCORM
2 1 (2.22%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (28.89%) Automated Testing
4 12 (26.67%) MVC
5 10 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 10 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 10 (22.22%) System Testing
6 9 (20.00%) Process Improvement
7 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
7 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
7 8 (17.78%) Web Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Code Coverage
8 7 (15.56%) Use Case
8 7 (15.56%) Wireframes
8 7 (15.56%) Workflow
9 6 (13.33%) Defect Management
9 6 (13.33%) Functional Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Scrum
10 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 5 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) C#
2 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) Ruby
3 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) ISEB
2 16 (35.56%) ISTQB
3 9 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.44%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Sencha
2 3 (6.67%) Cognizant
3 2 (4.44%) Google
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Teradata
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum Pension, Free Fruits + Cereals, Chil
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 days ago