The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 72 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.96% 2.21% 3.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.79% 20.87% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 25
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
QA
South West

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 Wiltshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
133 115 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.42% 10.61% 18.14%
Number of salaries quoted 121 87 149
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

QA
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

QA Salary Trend in Wiltshire

QA
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

QA
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Swindon -4 7 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Chippenham 0 4 £31,250 -19.35% 2
Corsham - 1 £11,500 - 1
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) SDLC
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 12 (30.77%) Degree
3 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 11 (28.21%) Test Scripting
5 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
5 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
5 10 (25.64%) C#
6 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
7 8 (20.51%) Performance Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (20.51%) Windows
8 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
8 7 (17.95%) C++
8 7 (17.95%) Data Management
9 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Load Testing
9 6 (15.38%) FitNesse
9 6 (15.38%) People Management
9 6 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (15.38%) .NET
9 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.38%) Client/Server
9 6 (15.38%) Linux
9 6 (15.38%) Unix
9 6 (15.38%) ISEB
9 6 (15.38%) Scrum

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Project
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) VoIP
2 2 (5.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) FitNesse
2 2 (5.13%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.56%) JMeter
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 5 (12.82%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Test Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Manual Test Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Data Governance Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Data Governance Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Data Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Governance Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Senior C++ Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) JDBC
3 3 (7.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.38%) Client/Server
4 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
4 4 (10.26%) Data Structures
5 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) SDLC
3 11 (28.21%) Test Scripting
4 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Performance Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.95%) Data Management
7 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Load Testing
7 6 (15.38%) People Management
7 6 (15.38%) Scrum
7 6 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (10.26%) OO
8 4 (10.26%) OOD
8 4 (10.26%) Project Management
8 4 (10.26%) Time Management
9 3 (7.69%) Data Architecture
9 3 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (7.69%) Data Governance
9 3 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) C#
3 7 (17.95%) C++
4 4 (10.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) ISEB
4 3 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + bemefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
National Trust
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago