The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 73 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 39 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.72% 3.91% 3.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.82% 32.23% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 26
Median salary £45,000 £36,250 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% +26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £38,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
85 121 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 9.13% 12.12% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 74 81 140
Median salary £55,000 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Wiltshire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

QA
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chippenham -7 5 £46,500 +24.00%
Swindon -9 4 £50,000 +7.81% 1
Salisbury +4 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Trowbridge - 1 £40,000 -
Corsham - 1 £25,000 - 1
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
4 12 (26.09%) C#
4 12 (26.09%) Degree
5 11 (23.91%) Windows
6 10 (21.74%) Finance
6 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 10 (21.74%) .NET
6 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
6 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
6 10 (21.74%) SDLC
7 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (19.57%) Scrum
8 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 8 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (15.22%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
10 6 (13.04%) Unix
10 6 (13.04%) Linux
10 6 (13.04%) Client/Server
10 6 (13.04%) ISEB
11 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
11 5 (10.87%) Oracle
11 5 (10.87%) FitNesse
11 5 (10.87%) Performance Testing
11 5 (10.87%) Load Testing
12 4 (8.70%) Marketing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
3 3 (6.52%) MS Project
3 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Findur
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) FitNesse
2 2 (4.35%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.17%) JBehave
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Back Office
3 3 (6.52%) Front Office
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Test Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Manual Test Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Data Governance Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Data Governance Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Data Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Governance Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Agile Development Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Murex Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) QC Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) MFC
3 2 (4.35%) WPF
4 1 (2.17%) Bing Maps
4 1 (2.17%) Google Maps API
4 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.17%) Spring
4 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.04%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) SDLC
2 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
2 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
3 9 (19.57%) Scrum
3 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.22%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (10.87%) Load Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Performance Testing
5 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.70%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.52%) Data Architecture
7 3 (6.52%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (6.52%) Data Governance
7 3 (6.52%) Data Management
7 3 (6.52%) Marketing Strategy
7 3 (6.52%) People Management
7 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 12 (26.09%) C#
3 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.52%) C++
4 3 (6.52%) Java
4 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
3 12 (26.09%) Degree
4 6 (13.04%) ISEB
5 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) CCNP
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.17%) MCP
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.17%) PMP
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) HP
3 3 (6.52%) Murex
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Trapeze
5 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) ESRI
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
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