The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Wiltshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 53 35 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.76% 3.79% 4.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.19% 17.95% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 47
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -24.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,800 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
155 195 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.91% 21.13% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 136 163 149
Average salary £40,000 £38,472 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.97% -9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
South West

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 +3 37 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Chippenham - 11 £35,000 - 4
Bradford-on-Avon - 1 £28,000 -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 46 (54.76%) SQL
2 37 (44.05%) MS Office
3 34 (40.48%) Computer Science
4 33 (39.29%) MS Excel
5 31 (36.90%) XML
5 31 (36.90%) Scrum
6 30 (35.71%) QuickTest Pro
7 29 (34.52%) VBScript
7 29 (34.52%) VB
8 25 (29.76%) VBA
9 23 (27.38%) Java
10 19 (22.62%) ISEB
11 18 (21.43%) Oracle
11 18 (21.43%) Automated Testing
12 16 (19.05%) OOP
12 16 (19.05%) OO
12 16 (19.05%) Finance
13 15 (17.86%) Project Management
13 15 (17.86%) UNIX
13 15 (17.86%) HP
13 15 (17.86%) Selenium
14 14 (16.67%) Degree
15 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
15 13 (15.48%) Web Services
16 11 (13.10%) Process Management
16 11 (13.10%) SOAP
16 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
16 11 (13.10%) Software Testing
16 11 (13.10%) Test Automation
16 11 (13.10%) SoapUI

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 37 (44.05%) MS Office
2 33 (39.29%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.33%) MS Project
3 7 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.57%) SNMP
2 3 (3.57%) LDAP
3 2 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (1.19%) Wireless
4 1 (1.19%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) VPN
4 1 (1.19%) DNS
4 1 (1.19%) DHCP
4 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.19%) ADSL
4 1 (1.19%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.95%) DB2
4 3 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (35.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (17.86%) Selenium
3 11 (13.10%) SoapUI
4 6 (7.14%) TestNG
4 6 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.14%) FitNesse
5 3 (3.57%) JMeter
5 3 (3.57%) NetBeans
5 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.57%) Ant
5 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.57%) Hudson
5 3 (3.57%) Maven
6 2 (2.38%) Ranorex
6 2 (2.38%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (34.52%) Developer
2 19 (22.62%) Analyst
3 12 (14.29%) Junior
3 12 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Tester
4 11 (13.10%) Test Manager
5 10 (11.90%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Lead Tester
6 8 (9.52%) Automated Tester
7 7 (8.33%) Project Analyst
7 7 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) Architect
9 5 (5.95%) QA Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Senior QA Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Lead Software Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Designer
10 4 (4.76%) Junior Java Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Instructional Designer
10 4 (4.76%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.90%) XML
2 13 (15.48%) Web Services
3 11 (13.10%) SOAP
4 9 (10.71%) REST
5 5 (5.95%) Java EE
6 3 (3.57%) EJB
6 3 (3.57%) Spring
6 3 (3.57%) JSF
6 3 (3.57%) JPA
6 3 (3.57%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (40.48%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.76%) Open Source
3 4 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.76%) E-Learning
3 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.19%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) UNIX
2 8 (9.52%) Windows
3 4 (4.76%) Linux
4 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.38%) HPUX
4 2 (2.38%) Solaris
4 2 (2.38%) SUSE
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.90%) Scrum
2 18 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 16 (19.05%) OOP
3 16 (19.05%) OO
4 15 (17.86%) Project Management
5 11 (13.10%) Process Management
5 11 (13.10%) Software Testing
5 11 (13.10%) Test Automation
6 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.52%) BDD
7 8 (9.52%) Change Control
7 8 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.52%) Pair Programming
8 7 (8.33%) SOA
8 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (5.95%) Use Case
11 4 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.76%) SQL
2 29 (34.52%) VBScript
2 29 (34.52%) VB
3 25 (29.76%) VBA
4 23 (27.38%) Java
5 2 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (22.62%) ISEB
2 14 (16.67%) Degree
3 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.38%) RHCA
6 2 (2.38%) Sun Certification
6 2 (2.38%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) SCCM
1 3 (3.57%) WMI
2 2 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (2.38%) Legato
2 2 (2.38%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Oracle
2 15 (17.86%) HP
3 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.57%) Remedy
4 3 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.38%) 3PAR
5 2 (2.38%) Sun
5 2 (2.38%) EMC
5 2 (2.38%) NetApp
5 2 (2.38%) Veritas
5 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.38%) CommVault
6 1 (1.19%) Avaya
6 1 (1.19%) Dell
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) Siebel
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire, Oxford, Bristol, Bath,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
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Questor Resourcing
Salary: To £54k+ car allow' + bonus + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
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Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £50k + car allow + bonus + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire, Oxford, Bristol, Bath,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £30-35,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday + pension
Posted: 27 days ago