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

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South Wales / Torfaen
Rank - 12 22
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen - 18.39% 6.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 100.00% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 5
Median salary - £37,500 £37,500
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 Torfaen region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
0 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen - 18.39% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 7
Median salary - £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 23 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 Torfaen region with a requirement for QA.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Marketing
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
2 6 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 6 (66.67%) CentOS
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Squid
2 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (66.67%) Advertising
2 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (66.67%) Data Mining
2 6 (66.67%) Kerberos
2 6 (66.67%) NFS
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (66.67%) EMC
2 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Apache
2 6 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
2 6 (66.67%) NAS
2 6 (66.67%) PaaS
2 6 (66.67%) Big Data
2 6 (66.67%) Mobile Marketing
2 6 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 6 (66.67%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching

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 6 (66.67%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
1 6 (66.67%) iSCSI
1 6 (66.67%) Kerberos
1 6 (66.67%) NAS
1 6 (66.67%) Network Security
1 6 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Big Data
1 6 (66.67%) Data Mining
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (100.00%) Marketing
2 6 (66.67%) Advertising
2 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Administrator
1 6 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
1 6 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 6 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) CentOS
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (66.67%) High Availability
2 6 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 6 (66.67%) Mobile Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) People Management
3 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Product Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) V-Model
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) NFS
1 6 (66.67%) Squid
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) EMC
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft