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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 72 56 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.53% 5.23% 3.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.62% 25.69% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 56 35 39
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
173 218 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.28% 20.37% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 143 172 172
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 0 35 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Chippenham - 17 £35,000 - 5
Salisbury - 2 £31,000 - 1
Bradford-on-Avon - 1 £28,000 -
Malmesbury - 1 - - 1
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 51 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (48.08%) SQL
3 44 (42.31%) Scrum
4 35 (33.65%) MS Office
5 32 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 29 (27.88%) MS Excel
7 27 (25.96%) QuickTest Pro
8 25 (24.04%) XML
8 25 (24.04%) Java
8 25 (24.04%) VBScript
9 22 (21.15%) ISEB
9 22 (21.15%) Selenium
10 21 (20.19%) VB
10 21 (20.19%) Oracle
11 20 (19.23%) Project Management
12 19 (18.27%) Finance
12 19 (18.27%) UNIX
12 19 (18.27%) Degree
13 18 (17.31%) Web Services
14 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
14 17 (16.35%) VBA
15 15 (14.42%) SOAP
15 15 (14.42%) Windows
15 15 (14.42%) Microsoft
15 15 (14.42%) Automated Testing
15 15 (14.42%) SoapUI
16 13 (12.50%) Process Management
16 13 (12.50%) Relational Database
17 12 (11.54%) Software Testing
18 11 (10.58%) Software Engineering

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (0.96%) IIS
1 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 35 (33.65%) MS Office
2 29 (27.88%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.73%) MS Visio
3 7 (6.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) SAN
1 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.96%) VPN
2 1 (0.96%) DNS
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) Firewall
2 1 (0.96%) Wireless
2 1 (0.96%) LDAP
2 1 (0.96%) ADSL
2 1 (0.96%) Broadband
2 1 (0.96%) DHCP
2 1 (0.96%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.73%) DB2
4 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.88%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.92%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (25.96%) QuickTest Pro
2 22 (21.15%) Selenium
3 15 (14.42%) SoapUI
4 11 (10.58%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.69%) TestNG
6 7 (6.73%) FitNesse
7 4 (3.85%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.85%) WATIR
8 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.88%) Ranorex
8 3 (2.88%) Hudson
8 3 (2.88%) NetBeans
8 3 (2.88%) Maven
8 3 (2.88%) JMeter
8 3 (2.88%) Ant
8 3 (2.88%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.92%) Bugzilla
General
1 19 (18.27%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.81%) Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Advertising
5 2 (1.92%) Local Government
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Billing
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (28.85%) Developer
2 17 (16.35%) Analyst
3 16 (15.38%) Junior
4 15 (14.42%) Test Manager
5 13 (12.50%) Tester
6 12 (11.54%) Junior Developer
6 12 (11.54%) QA Engineer
7 11 (10.58%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Lead Tester
8 8 (7.69%) Automated Tester
9 7 (6.73%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.73%) Project Analyst
9 7 (6.73%) Senior QA Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) PMO Analyst
10 6 (5.77%) Service Manager
10 6 (5.77%) Architect
11 5 (4.81%) Quality Engineer
12 4 (3.85%) Test Engineer
12 4 (3.85%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.04%) XML
2 18 (17.31%) Web Services
3 15 (14.42%) SOAP
4 11 (10.58%) REST
5 6 (5.77%) HTML
6 5 (4.81%) Java EE
7 4 (3.85%) Gherkin
7 4 (3.85%) CSS
8 3 (2.88%) .NET
8 3 (2.88%) EJB
8 3 (2.88%) Spring
8 3 (2.88%) JSF
8 3 (2.88%) JPA
8 3 (2.88%) EJB 3.0
9 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.73%) Open Source
4 4 (3.85%) Blog
4 4 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.85%) E-Learning
5 3 (2.88%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.92%) User Experience
7 1 (0.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.27%) UNIX
2 15 (14.42%) Windows
3 4 (3.85%) Linux
4 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.92%) HPUX
4 2 (1.92%) Solaris
4 2 (1.92%) SUSE
4 2 (1.92%) Android
4 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (42.31%) Scrum
3 20 (19.23%) Project Management
4 15 (14.42%) Automated Testing
5 13 (12.50%) Process Management
6 12 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 11 (10.58%) Software Engineering
7 11 (10.58%) Test Automation
7 11 (10.58%) Change Control
7 11 (10.58%) Mentoring
8 9 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (8.65%) BDD
8 9 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (8.65%) Pair Programming
8 9 (8.65%) SOA
9 8 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.69%) OOP
9 8 (7.69%) OO
9 8 (7.69%) ITIL
10 7 (6.73%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 50 (48.08%) SQL
2 25 (24.04%) Java
2 25 (24.04%) VBScript
3 21 (20.19%) VB
4 17 (16.35%) VBA
5 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.85%) Ruby
7 2 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (21.15%) ISEB
2 19 (18.27%) Degree
3 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.92%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.92%) SCSA
5 2 (1.92%) RHCA
5 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) SLA
2 4 (3.85%) WAI
3 3 (2.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.96%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Legato
1 2 (1.92%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.92%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.96%) SCCM
2 1 (0.96%) WMI
Vendors
1 21 (20.19%) Oracle
2 15 (14.42%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.58%) HP
4 2 (1.92%) Sun
4 2 (1.92%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.92%) CommVault
4 2 (1.92%) NetApp
4 2 (1.92%) Sagent
4 2 (1.92%) Veritas
4 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.92%) EMC
4 2 (1.92%) 3PAR
5 1 (0.96%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.96%) Avaya
5 1 (0.96%) Remedy
5 1 (0.96%) Siebel
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco
5 1 (0.96%) Dell
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum to £45k + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Malmesbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive with extensive benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Amesbury, Wiltshire
CCR
Salary: £45,000 depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago