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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 72 56 67
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs citing QA 25 35 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.38% 3.21% 3.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.38% 30.43% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 27
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
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
129 115 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.30% 10.54% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 115 73 127
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 0 14 £43,250 -3.88% 1
Chippenham -8 4 £31,250 -16.66% 1
Salisbury -2 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Trowbridge - 1 £40,000 -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 12 (28.57%) SDLC
3 11 (26.19%) Degree
4 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
4 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 10 (23.81%) Finance
4 10 (23.81%) .NET
4 10 (23.81%) C#
5 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (21.43%) Scrum
6 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
6 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 7 (16.67%) Windows
7 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 7 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (14.29%) Client/Server
8 6 (14.29%) Unix
8 6 (14.29%) Oracle
8 6 (14.29%) ISEB
9 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
9 5 (11.90%) Linux
9 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Load Testing
9 5 (11.90%) FitNesse
10 4 (9.52%) Back Office

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Project
2 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Findur
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) FitNesse
2 2 (4.76%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.38%) JBehave
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) JUnit
3 1 (2.38%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Back Office
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Front Office
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Manual Test Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Data Governance Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Data Governance Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Data Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Governance Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Development Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) QC Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) Bing Maps
3 1 (2.38%) Google Maps API
3 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) Java EE
3 1 (2.38%) JDBC
3 1 (2.38%) Spring
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Unix
3 5 (11.90%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) SDLC
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
3 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
4 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 7 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (11.90%) Load Testing
6 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
6 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.52%) Data Management
7 4 (9.52%) Project Management
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.14%) Data Architecture
8 3 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (7.14%) Data Governance
8 3 (7.14%) Marketing Strategy
8 3 (7.14%) People Management
9 2 (4.76%) Change Control
9 2 (4.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Degree
2 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
2 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCP
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Murex
4 2 (4.76%) Trapeze
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.38%) ESRI
5 1 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago