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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 58 65 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -51
Permanent jobs citing QA 31 29 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.78% 2.96% 10.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.81% 21.17% 55.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 102
Average salary £37,500 £28,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -20.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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
104 137 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 9.34% 13.97% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 64 106 183
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £68,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -12 10 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Salisbury - 8 £35,000 -
Chippenham -6 1 £37,500 +36.36%
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 23 (36.51%) SQL
2 20 (31.75%) Degree
3 19 (30.16%) MS Excel
4 18 (28.57%) ITIL
5 17 (26.98%) MS Office
5 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 13 (20.63%) VBScript
8 12 (19.05%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
9 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
9 11 (17.46%) Scrum
10 10 (15.87%) Data Management
10 10 (15.87%) Change Management
10 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2
10 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
10 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
10 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
10 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
11 9 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
11 9 (14.29%) Project Management
11 9 (14.29%) ISEB
11 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (14.29%) ETL
11 9 (14.29%) T-SQL
11 9 (14.29%) C
11 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (30.16%) MS Excel
2 17 (26.98%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) LAN
2 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (12.70%) BusinessObjects XI
3 8 (12.70%) Data Mining
4 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.17%) JUnit
3 1 (1.59%) MSI
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 4 (6.35%) General Ledger
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Automotive
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.17%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.17%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Local Government
4 1 (1.59%) Military
4 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) Developer
2 9 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 9 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 9 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Transition Manager
3 8 (12.70%) Service Transition Manager
4 5 (7.94%) MI Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Designer
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Designer
5 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Designer
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.17%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.17%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) CSS
1 4 (6.35%) Web Services
2 3 (4.76%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) Spring
4 1 (1.59%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.59%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.59%) .NET
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
1 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) CMDB
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Solaris
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.17%) UNIX
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) SUSE
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) ITIL
2 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.46%) Scrum
3 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
4 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2
4 10 (15.87%) Change Management
4 10 (15.87%) Data Management
5 9 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
5 9 (14.29%) ETL
5 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 9 (14.29%) Project Management
5 9 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
6 8 (12.70%) Data Validation
6 8 (12.70%) Network Management
6 8 (12.70%) ITIL V3
6 8 (12.70%) Change Control
6 8 (12.70%) Validation
6 8 (12.70%) Release Management
6 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) SQL
2 13 (20.63%) VBScript
3 9 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 9 (14.29%) C
4 3 (4.76%) Java
4 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.76%) VB
5 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) VBA
6 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) Degree
2 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
2 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
3 9 (14.29%) ISEB
4 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.17%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.17%) SCSA
4 2 (3.17%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.59%) HND
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) ISO 9001
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) WAI
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Firmware
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Business Objects
2 8 (12.70%) Sagent
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (6.35%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.17%) Autodesk
5 2 (3.17%) Sun
5 2 (3.17%) Citrix
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) Symantec
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) VMware
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.59%) Xamarin
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago