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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 44 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 35 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.35% 2.72% 1.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.65% 18.18% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 16
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
101 165 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.55% 14.96% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 91 152 95
Median salary £40,382 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.68% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Swindon +30 24 £32,500 -21.68% 6
Malmesbury - 8 £60,000 -
Chippenham +5 3 £57,500 +84.00%
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.68%) ISEB
3 24 (38.10%) ISTQB
3 24 (38.10%) Selenium
4 23 (36.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (31.75%) Finance
6 18 (28.57%) Regression Testing
7 16 (25.40%) Software Testing
7 16 (25.40%) Cucumber
8 15 (23.81%) Business Analysis
8 15 (23.81%) Automated Testing
9 14 (22.22%) SQL
9 14 (22.22%) .NET
9 14 (22.22%) BDD
10 13 (20.63%) Mobile App
10 13 (20.63%) C#
10 13 (20.63%) HTML
10 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
10 13 (20.63%) JIRA
11 12 (19.05%) .NET Framework
11 12 (19.05%) MVC
12 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
12 10 (15.87%) Banking
12 10 (15.87%) Retail
12 10 (15.87%) AngularJS
12 10 (15.87%) System Testing
13 9 (14.29%) Load Testing
13 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (14.29%) Process Improvement
13 9 (14.29%) Calabash

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) Confluence
2 1 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 7 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.17%) MS Office
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Lucidchart
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (3.17%) BigQuery
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.59%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (38.10%) Selenium
2 16 (25.40%) Cucumber
3 13 (20.63%) JIRA
4 9 (14.29%) Calabash
5 8 (12.70%) Appium
5 8 (12.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (12.70%) Gatling
5 8 (12.70%) Jenkins
5 8 (12.70%) SoapUI
5 8 (12.70%) The Grinder
5 8 (12.70%) WebDriver
6 7 (11.11%) Bugzilla
6 7 (11.11%) StyleCop
7 2 (3.17%) ClearCase
7 2 (3.17%) FitNesse
7 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.59%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.59%) JMeter
8 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Banking
2 10 (15.87%) Retail
3 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.17%) Games
6 1 (1.59%) Advertising
6 1 (1.59%) Electronics
6 1 (1.59%) German Language
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (15.87%) Designer
2 10 (15.87%) QA Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Test Manager
5 7 (11.11%) Digital Designer
5 7 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Business Test Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Software Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Software Test Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Agile Development Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Development Manager
8 3 (4.76%) QA Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Senior QA Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) .NET
2 13 (20.63%) HTML
3 12 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 10 (15.87%) AngularJS
4 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
5 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (14.29%) Web Services
6 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (12.70%) jQuery
7 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 7 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (11.11%) Node.js
7 7 (11.11%) REST
7 7 (11.11%) SOAP
7 7 (11.11%) WCF
8 6 (9.52%) CSS
9 5 (7.94%) Entity Framework
10 2 (3.17%) XML
11 1 (1.59%) Symfony
11 1 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.35%) User Experience
4 3 (4.76%) Life Science
5 1 (1.59%) FMCG
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 16 (25.40%) Software Testing
5 15 (23.81%) Automated Testing
5 15 (23.81%) Business Analysis
6 14 (22.22%) BDD
7 12 (19.05%) MVC
8 10 (15.87%) System Testing
9 9 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 9 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
9 9 (14.29%) Load Testing
9 9 (14.29%) Process Improvement
10 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
10 8 (12.70%) Web Testing
11 7 (11.11%) Use Case
11 7 (11.11%) Wireframes
11 7 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) SQL
2 13 (20.63%) C#
2 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.17%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) Ruby
3 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.59%) C
4 1 (1.59%) PHP
4 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) ISEB
2 24 (38.10%) ISTQB
3 9 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (9.52%) Degree
5 2 (3.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Sencha
2 3 (4.76%) Cognizant
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.17%) Google
3 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.59%) HP
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) Teradata
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum Pension, Free Fruits + Cereals, Chil
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 24 days ago