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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 3.39% - 3.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% - 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £39,000 - £21,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
QA
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 West Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 5.08% 6.00% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 9
Average salary £30,500 £18,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.86% -11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £18,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £36,948 £18,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2016.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
Swansea - 1 £30,500 - 2
Carmarthenshire - 1 £47,500 -
QA
Wales

QA
Top 10 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Wales 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Wales 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 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Information
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Information Systems
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum dependent upon exp. plus benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago