The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 20.00% 6.30% 1.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 90.48% 80.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 1
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.83%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
21 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 22.11% 7.87% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 1
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran +13 19 £37,500 +20.00% 1
QA
South Wales

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 12 (54.55%) Data Mining
3 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 12 (54.55%) Advertising
3 12 (54.55%) Marketing
3 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 12 (54.55%) PaaS
3 12 (54.55%) Big Data
3 12 (54.55%) Mobile Marketing
4 9 (40.91%) ISEB
4 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Unix
4 9 (40.91%) Web Services
5 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
5 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Squid
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 5 (22.73%) Kerberos
6 5 (22.73%) NFS
6 5 (22.73%) DNS
6 5 (22.73%) Apache
6 5 (22.73%) IBM
6 5 (22.73%) EMC
6 5 (22.73%) SAN
6 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
6 5 (22.73%) Network Security
6 5 (22.73%) iSCSI
6 5 (22.73%) CentOS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 5 (22.73%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) PaaS
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
1 5 (22.73%) iSCSI
1 5 (22.73%) Kerberos
1 5 (22.73%) NAS
1 5 (22.73%) Network Security
1 5 (22.73%) OpenLDAP
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) Big Data
1 12 (54.55%) Data Mining
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
1 2 (9.09%) JMeter
1 2 (9.09%) JUnit
1 2 (9.09%) NUnit
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (54.55%) Advertising
1 12 (54.55%) Marketing
1 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Administrator
4 5 (22.73%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (22.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Development Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Penetration Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Software Tester
7 1 (4.55%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Unix
3 5 (22.73%) CentOS
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 12 (54.55%) Mobile Marketing
2 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
5 5 (22.73%) High Availability
5 5 (22.73%) Low Latency
5 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.64%) Data Entry
7 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.09%) BDD
8 2 (9.09%) Coaching
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.09%) Line Management
8 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Product Management
8 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ISEB
2 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) NFS
1 5 (22.73%) Squid
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) EMC
1 5 (22.73%) IBM
1 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
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