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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 73 59 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -41
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 31 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.42% 3.12% 10.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.01% 22.14% 55.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 108
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
113 140 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.52% 14.10% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 87 116 196
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -2 16 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Chippenham -11 2 £38,750 +40.90% 1
Salisbury - 2 £35,000 -
Trowbridge - 1 £40,000 -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 35 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.33%) SQL
3 29 (38.67%) Scrum
4 20 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 19 (25.33%) MS Office
6 18 (24.00%) Degree
7 17 (22.67%) Computer Science
7 17 (22.67%) ISEB
8 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
9 15 (20.00%) VBScript
9 15 (20.00%) ITIL
9 15 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 15 (20.00%) Service Delivery
10 14 (18.67%) Project Management
11 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
12 11 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2
12 11 (14.67%) Windows
12 11 (14.67%) Oracle
12 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
12 11 (14.67%) Change Management
12 11 (14.67%) Release Management
12 11 (14.67%) Knowledge Management
12 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (14.67%) Network Management
12 11 (14.67%) ITIL V3
12 11 (14.67%) Change Control
13 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (12.00%) T-SQL

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Applications
1 20 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 19 (25.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) GitHub
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) LAN
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (9.33%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 6 (8.00%) Data Mining
6 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
8 3 (4.00%) DB2
8 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (10.67%) Selenium
3 5 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.33%) WATIR
4 4 (5.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.00%) TestNG
6 1 (1.33%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.33%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.33%) MSI
6 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) General Ledger
3 3 (4.00%) Local Government
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.33%) Billing
5 1 (1.33%) Automotive
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Military
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Developer
1 14 (18.67%) Test Manager
1 14 (18.67%) Service Manager
2 12 (16.00%) Test Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) Transition Manager
3 11 (14.67%) Service Transition Manager
4 9 (12.00%) QA Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Applications Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) UI Developer
6 6 (8.00%) UI Programmer
7 5 (6.67%) MI Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) Designer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Designer
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Designer
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) HTML
2 8 (10.67%) CSS
3 7 (9.33%) Web Services
4 5 (6.67%) SOAP
5 4 (5.33%) .NET
5 4 (5.33%) XML
5 4 (5.33%) Gherkin
6 3 (4.00%) REST
7 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.33%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.33%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.33%) XHTML
8 1 (1.33%) Middleware
8 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.00%) Open Source
4 4 (5.33%) Blog
5 3 (4.00%) User Experience
6 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.33%) CMDB
7 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) UNIX
3 3 (4.00%) Linux
4 2 (2.67%) HPUX
4 2 (2.67%) Solaris
4 2 (2.67%) SUSE
4 2 (2.67%) Android
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.67%) Scrum
3 15 (20.00%) ITIL
3 15 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 14 (18.67%) Project Management
5 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
5 11 (14.67%) Change Management
5 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2
5 11 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (14.67%) Knowledge Management
5 11 (14.67%) Release Management
5 11 (14.67%) Change Control
5 11 (14.67%) Network Management
5 11 (14.67%) ITIL V3
6 9 (12.00%) ETL
7 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
7 7 (9.33%) Data Management
7 7 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (9.33%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (8.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) SQL
2 15 (20.00%) VBScript
3 9 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.67%) Java
5 4 (5.33%) Ruby
6 3 (4.00%) C#
7 2 (2.67%) VB
7 2 (2.67%) VBA
7 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) Degree
2 17 (22.67%) ISEB
3 2 (2.67%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.67%) SCSA
4 1 (1.33%) RHCA
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.33%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) WAI
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Firmware
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) Legato
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.67%) Oracle
3 6 (8.00%) Business Objects
3 6 (8.00%) Sagent
4 4 (5.33%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (5.33%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.67%) Sun
5 2 (2.67%) HP
5 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) Symantec
6 1 (1.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.33%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.33%) Veritas
6 1 (1.33%) EMC
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.33%) CommVault
6 1 (1.33%) NetApp
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