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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 17.57% 7.69% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 76.47% 81.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 0
Average salary £37,500 £45,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
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
17 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 22.97% 9.40% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 1
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

QA Salary Histogram 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 30 April 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 +10 13 £37,500 -17.58% 1
QA
South Wales

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (70.97%) Linux
3 20 (64.52%) E-Commerce
3 20 (64.52%) Data Mining
3 20 (64.52%) Telecoms
3 20 (64.52%) Advertising
3 20 (64.52%) Marketing
3 20 (64.52%) PaaS
3 20 (64.52%) Big Data
3 20 (64.52%) Mobile Marketing
4 17 (54.84%) Test Scripting
5 14 (45.16%) Unix
5 14 (45.16%) Automated Testing
6 13 (41.94%) Apache
6 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
7 10 (32.26%) Web Services
8 8 (25.81%) SAN
8 8 (25.81%) Squid
8 8 (25.81%) Network Security
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.81%) Kerberos
8 8 (25.81%) NFS
8 8 (25.81%) DNS
8 8 (25.81%) IBM
8 8 (25.81%) EMC
8 8 (25.81%) ISEB
8 8 (25.81%) High Availability
8 8 (25.81%) CentOS
8 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (25.81%) OpenLDAP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 13 (41.94%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (64.52%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
1 8 (25.81%) iSCSI
1 8 (25.81%) Kerberos
1 8 (25.81%) NAS
1 8 (25.81%) Network Security
1 8 (25.81%) OpenLDAP
1 8 (25.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) Big Data
1 20 (64.52%) Data Mining
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) JMeter
2 2 (6.45%) JUnit
2 2 (6.45%) NUnit
General
1 20 (64.52%) Advertising
1 20 (64.52%) Marketing
1 20 (64.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Test Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Administrator
4 8 (25.81%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (25.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (25.81%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Development Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Support Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) Unix
3 8 (25.81%) CentOS
3 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) E-Commerce
2 20 (64.52%) Mobile Marketing
3 17 (54.84%) Test Scripting
4 14 (45.16%) Automated Testing
5 8 (25.81%) High Availability
5 8 (25.81%) Low Latency
6 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
7 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Scrum
9 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) Data Entry
10 3 (9.68%) Coaching
10 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
10 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (9.68%) ITIL
10 3 (9.68%) Line Management
10 3 (9.68%) People Management
10 3 (9.68%) Requirements Management
10 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) ISEB
2 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) NFS
1 8 (25.81%) Squid
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
2 8 (25.81%) EMC
2 8 (25.81%) IBM
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
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