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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 55 57 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.59% 2.04% 6.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.09% 16.00% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 24
Median salary £53,750 £45,688 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £36,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £48,214 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
33 75 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 6.48% 12.76% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30 65 91
Median salary £65,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% +6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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

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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 28 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Swindon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Murex
6 3 (17.65%) Findur
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) Data Management
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (17.65%) Front Office
6 3 (17.65%) Back Office
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Marketing
6 3 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) Data Governance
6 3 (17.65%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
6 3 (17.65%) People Management
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) ISTQB

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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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Findur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) JBehave
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Back Office
2 3 (17.65%) Front Office
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Data Governance Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Data Governance Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Data Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Developer
1 3 (17.65%) Governance Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Senior Manager
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Development Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Development Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Murex Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Software Development Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Software Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Murex Developer
3 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (17.65%) Data Governance
3 3 (17.65%) Data Management
3 3 (17.65%) Marketing Strategy
3 3 (17.65%) People Management
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (11.76%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Murex
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) IBM