The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Torfaen region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 4.62% 12.50% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 87.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £21,500 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 4.62% 14.29% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 1
Average salary £21,500 £34,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.76% +47.82%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
South Wales

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 -5 3 £21,500 -36.76%
QA
South Wales

QA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Junior
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle