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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 29 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 5.09% 0.59% 2.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.18% 3.41% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 5
Median salary £32,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% +29.41%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
44 88 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 11.80% 17.36% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 39 84 26
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 16 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Swindon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) ISTQB
3 13 (34.21%) HTML
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 13 (34.21%) .NET
3 13 (34.21%) ISEB
4 12 (31.58%) C#
4 12 (31.58%) MVC
4 12 (31.58%) Finance
4 12 (31.58%) .NET Framework
4 12 (31.58%) Automated Testing
4 12 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (28.95%) Selenium
6 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
7 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (23.68%) Process Improvement
7 9 (23.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (23.68%) Web Services
7 9 (23.68%) Business Analysis
7 9 (23.68%) Software Testing
7 9 (23.68%) JIRA
7 9 (23.68%) Banking
7 9 (23.68%) Retail
8 8 (21.05%) jQuery
8 8 (21.05%) System Testing
8 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
8 8 (21.05%) Regression Testing

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 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Visio
1 7 (18.42%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.89%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Lucidchart
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.63%) BigQuery
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Selenium
2 9 (23.68%) JIRA
3 7 (18.42%) Bugzilla
3 7 (18.42%) Cucumber
3 7 (18.42%) StyleCop
3 7 (18.42%) WebDriver
4 4 (10.53%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.26%) ClearCase
5 2 (5.26%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
2 9 (23.68%) Retail
3 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.89%) Multimedia
5 2 (5.26%) Games
6 1 (2.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Test Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Designer
3 7 (18.42%) Digital Designer
4 6 (15.79%) Business Test Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) QA Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Software Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Software Test Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Development Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Development Project Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Multimedia Project Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (5.26%) QA Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Quality Manager
9 1 (2.63%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) .NET
1 13 (34.21%) HTML
2 12 (31.58%) .NET Framework
3 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
3 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (23.68%) Web Services
5 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (21.05%) jQuery
6 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 7 (18.42%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (18.42%) Node.js
6 7 (18.42%) REST
6 7 (18.42%) WCF
7 6 (15.79%) CSS
8 5 (13.16%) Entity Framework
9 3 (7.89%) Flash
9 3 (7.89%) SOAP
10 2 (5.26%) XML
11 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Learning Management System
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.89%) SCORM
1 3 (7.89%) User Experience
1 3 (7.89%) VLE
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Automated Testing
2 12 (31.58%) MVC
2 12 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (23.68%) Business Analysis
3 9 (23.68%) Process Improvement
3 9 (23.68%) Software Testing
4 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 8 (21.05%) Regression Testing
4 8 (21.05%) System Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Code Coverage
5 7 (18.42%) Use Case
5 7 (18.42%) Web Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Wireframes
5 7 (18.42%) Workflow
6 6 (15.79%) Defect Management
6 6 (15.79%) Project Management
7 5 (13.16%) Time Management
7 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
2 12 (31.58%) C#
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) ISTQB
2 13 (34.21%) ISEB
3 9 (23.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Sencha
2 3 (7.89%) Adobe
3 1 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago