The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 17.39% 6.56% 5.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Median salary £42,500 £26,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.87% -18.93%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,800
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.09%
QA
South Wales

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 Torfaen region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 17.39% 6.56% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Median salary £42,500 £26,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.87% -18.93%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

The demand trend of job ads across the Torfaen region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

QA
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Torfaen region.

QA Salary Trend in Torfaen

QA
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran +5 8 £42,500 +58.87% 1
QA
South Wales

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Torfaen region with a requirement for QA.

1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Marketing
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) EMC
5 5 (35.71%) SAN
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
5 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
5 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Advertising
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Apache
5 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
5 5 (35.71%) Data Mining
5 5 (35.71%) Kerberos
5 5 (35.71%) NFS
5 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) iSCSI
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (35.71%) Network Security
5 5 (35.71%) IBM
5 5 (35.71%) Squid
5 5 (35.71%) Requirements Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen 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 5 (35.71%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) PaaS
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) iSCSI
1 5 (35.71%) Kerberos
1 5 (35.71%) NAS
1 5 (35.71%) Network Security
1 5 (35.71%) OpenLDAP
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Big Data
2 5 (35.71%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (57.14%) Marketing
2 5 (35.71%) Advertising
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Administrator
1 5 (35.71%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (35.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Head of Development
3 2 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) CentOS
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Coaching
2 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) High Availability
2 5 (35.71%) Low Latency
2 5 (35.71%) Mobile Marketing
2 5 (35.71%) People Management
2 5 (35.71%) Requirements Management
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Product Marketing
3 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) V-Model
3 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) NFS
1 5 (35.71%) Squid
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) EMC
2 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
Cwmbran, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
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