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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 52 56 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Permanent jobs citing QA 42 32 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.22% 3.34% 6.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.60% 21.77% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 48
Average salary £36,250 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,912
10% offered a salary of more than £45,188 £39,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
125 147 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.56% 15.34% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 91 121 148
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,088
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £55,700 £70,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -15 12 £42,512 +30.80% 2
Chippenham - 7 £32,000 -
Salisbury - 6 £34,500 - 1
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (35.94%) SQL
2 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 16 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 15 (23.44%) MS Office
5 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
6 13 (20.31%) T-SQL
6 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (18.75%) Data Management
7 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (17.19%) ITIL
8 11 (17.19%) Degree
9 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
9 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
9 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
10 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (14.06%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (14.06%) VBScript
10 9 (14.06%) C
10 9 (14.06%) Oracle
10 9 (14.06%) ISEB
10 9 (14.06%) ETL
10 9 (14.06%) QuickTest Pro
10 9 (14.06%) Kimball Methodology
11 8 (12.50%) Data Validation
11 8 (12.50%) Validation
12 7 (10.94%) Sagent

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (23.44%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.56%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) WAN
1 2 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) VoIP
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (14.06%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (10.94%) Data Mining
6 7 (10.94%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.56%) QlikView
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.25%) JUnit
3 2 (3.13%) Selenium
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.13%) JMeter
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.81%) General Ledger
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Retail
2 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.13%) Automotive
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Analyst
2 12 (18.75%) Developer
3 7 (10.94%) MI Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Test Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (7.81%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Service Transition Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.13%) QA Leader
8 2 (3.13%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) Spring
3 1 (1.56%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) CMDB
4 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (3.13%) Solaris
1 2 (3.13%) Linux
1 2 (3.13%) UNIX
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) SUSE
2 1 (1.56%) HPUX
2 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (18.75%) Data Management
2 11 (17.19%) ITIL
3 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
4 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (14.06%) ETL
4 9 (14.06%) Kimball Methodology
5 8 (12.50%) Data Validation
5 8 (12.50%) Validation
6 7 (10.94%) CRM
6 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (9.38%) Analytics
7 6 (9.38%) Scrum
8 5 (7.81%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (7.81%) Automated Testing
8 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) SQL
2 13 (20.31%) T-SQL
3 9 (14.06%) VBScript
3 9 (14.06%) C
4 5 (7.81%) Java
4 5 (7.81%) VB
5 2 (3.13%) PHP
5 2 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (1.56%) VBA
6 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) ISEB
4 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.13%) RHCSA
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.13%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.13%) SCSA
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Firmware
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle
3 7 (10.94%) Sagent
3 7 (10.94%) Business Objects
4 6 (9.38%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (7.81%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.13%) Symantec
6 2 (3.13%) Autodesk
6 2 (3.13%) Sun
7 1 (1.56%) VMware
7 1 (1.56%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
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