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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 70 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 38 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.05% 3.24% 4.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.11% 21.47% 30.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 40
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £54,250 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
90 177 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 9.69% 15.09% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 79 164 142
Median salary £32,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.41% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,700 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,049 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +3.82%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Corsham - 7 £27,500 - 1
Chippenham -10 6 £43,000 +29.32% 1
Swindon -7 4 £30,000 -35.31% 3
Melksham -3 1 £40,000 -14.89% 1
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
4 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
5 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 12 (26.67%) Finance
5 12 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (22.22%) SQL
6 10 (22.22%) Windows
7 9 (20.00%) HP
7 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 8 (17.78%) Degree
8 8 (17.78%) C#
9 7 (15.56%) .NET
9 7 (15.56%) ISEB
9 7 (15.56%) Project Management
9 7 (15.56%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (15.56%) SDLC
10 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
11 5 (11.11%) Oracle
11 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
11 5 (11.11%) Scrum
12 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
12 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
12 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
12 4 (8.89%) Back Office
12 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy

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 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Findur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.22%) FitNesse
1 1 (2.22%) JBehave
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) JUnit
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
1 1 (2.22%) TestDirector
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Back Office
3 3 (6.67%) Front Office
3 3 (6.67%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Developer
3 4 (8.89%) Quality Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) QA Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Software Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Agile Development Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Data Governance Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Data Governance Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Development Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Governance Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Software Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) MFC
3 2 (4.44%) WPF
3 2 (4.44%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) Bing Maps
4 1 (2.22%) Google Maps API
4 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.56%) Project Management
5 7 (15.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (15.56%) SDLC
6 5 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (4.44%) Marketing Strategy
8 2 (4.44%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) C#
3 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.67%) C++
4 3 (6.67%) Java
4 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (17.78%) Degree
5 7 (15.56%) ISEB
6 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.22%) CCNP
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) HP
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) Murex
5 2 (4.44%) Trapeze
6 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) ESRI
6 1 (2.22%) Google
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) VMware
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