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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 72 69 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -52
Permanent jobs citing QA 22 31 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.99% 3.09% 10.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.92% 23.13% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 107
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
96 134 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 8.70% 13.37% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 67 107 186
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 3 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 3 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
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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 -3 13 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Salisbury - 5 £35,000 - 2
Chippenham +2 1 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Trowbridge - 1 £40,000 - 1
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 29 (48.33%) SQL
2 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 18 (30.00%) MS Office
4 18 (30.00%) Scrum
5 16 (26.67%) Degree
6 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 14 (23.33%) VBScript
8 13 (21.67%) QuickTest Pro
9 12 (20.00%) Project Management
9 12 (20.00%) ITIL
9 12 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 11 (18.33%) Release Management
10 11 (18.33%) Network Management
10 11 (18.33%) ITIL V3
10 11 (18.33%) Change Control
10 11 (18.33%) Knowledge Management
10 11 (18.33%) Change Management
10 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
10 11 (18.33%) T-SQL
10 11 (18.33%) Configuration Management
10 11 (18.33%) ISEB
10 11 (18.33%) ETL
11 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
12 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 18 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (13.33%) Data Mining
4 8 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI
5 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.33%) JUnit
2 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.67%) MSI
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) Selenium
3 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.67%) TestNG
3 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
1 4 (6.67%) General Ledger
2 2 (3.33%) Local Government
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Military
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) Test Manager
2 11 (18.33%) Service Manager
2 11 (18.33%) Transition Manager
2 11 (18.33%) Service Transition Manager
3 10 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
5 5 (8.33%) UI Programmer
5 5 (8.33%) UI Developer
6 4 (6.67%) MI Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Designer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Designer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Designer
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) HTML
1 7 (11.67%) CSS
2 5 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) SOAP
3 2 (3.33%) .NET
3 2 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.67%) REST
4 1 (1.67%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.67%) XML
4 1 (1.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) CMDB
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) UNIX
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) HPUX
4 1 (1.67%) Solaris
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) SUSE
4 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) Scrum
3 12 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 12 (20.00%) ITIL
3 12 (20.00%) Project Management
4 11 (18.33%) ETL
4 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
4 11 (18.33%) Change Management
4 11 (18.33%) Configuration Management
4 11 (18.33%) Knowledge Management
4 11 (18.33%) Release Management
4 11 (18.33%) Network Management
4 11 (18.33%) ITIL V3
4 11 (18.33%) Change Control
5 9 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 9 (15.00%) Data Management
5 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (13.33%) Validation
6 8 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 8 (13.33%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) SQL
2 14 (23.33%) VBScript
3 11 (18.33%) T-SQL
4 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.67%) Java
6 3 (5.00%) VB
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.33%) C#
8 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Degree
2 11 (18.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.67%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.67%) SCSA
3 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.67%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Firmware
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) Business Objects
2 8 (13.33%) Sagent
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) Hyperion
4 4 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.67%) Sun
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) Symantec
5 1 (1.67%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.67%) Xamarin
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Posted: 21 hours ago
Salisbury
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Salisbury
Real Staffing
Salary: £34500 - £41500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon
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Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
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Swindon
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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