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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 8.33% 7.06% 5.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 75.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Median salary £23,500 £39,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.50% +83.72%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
4 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 8.33% 9.41% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 3
Median salary £23,500 £37,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.33% +74.41%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,274 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.44% +4.38%

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
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram 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 29 July 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 +10 4 £23,500 -40.50% 1
QA
South Wales

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Marketing
3 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
3 9 (52.94%) Advertising
3 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
3 9 (52.94%) Data Mining
3 9 (52.94%) PaaS
3 9 (52.94%) Big Data
3 9 (52.94%) Mobile Marketing
4 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
4 8 (47.06%) Apache
5 6 (35.29%) Unix
5 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) ISEB
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Squid
8 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (17.65%) Network Security
8 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
8 3 (17.65%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (17.65%) NAS
8 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (17.65%) CentOS

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 8 (47.06%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) PaaS
2 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
1 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
1 3 (17.65%) NAS
1 3 (17.65%) Network Security
1 3 (17.65%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Big Data
1 9 (52.94%) Data Mining
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (58.82%) Marketing
2 9 (52.94%) Advertising
2 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Development Manager
5 2 (11.76%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Head of Development
6 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) CentOS
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
2 9 (52.94%) Mobile Marketing
3 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Coaching
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
4 3 (17.65%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (17.65%) High Availability
4 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
4 3 (17.65%) People Management
4 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Data Entry
6 1 (5.88%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
1 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) NFS
1 3 (17.65%) Squid
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) EMC
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
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