The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Wales / West Wales
Rank 34 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 3.00% - 1.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £29,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +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 West Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 12.00% - 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Median salary £19,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the West Wales region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

QA
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the West Wales region.

QA Salary Trend in West Wales

QA
Salary Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in West Wales

QA
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Swansea - 3 £29,000 -
QA
Wales

QA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Wales region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Junior
1 4 (57.14%) Software Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Junior Software Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Junior Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft