The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Wiltshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 50 34 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.52% 3.68% 4.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 18.38% 33.54%
Number of salaries quoted 41 24 49
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -24.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,212 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
150 185 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.57% 20.02% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 131 155 151
Average salary £38,750 £38,472 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.72% -9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,850 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
South West

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 37 £37,500 +23.73% 10
Chippenham - 9 £35,000 - 6
Bradford-on-Avon - 1 £28,000 -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 43 (50.59%) SQL
2 36 (42.35%) MS Office
3 32 (37.65%) MS Excel
3 32 (37.65%) Computer Science
4 29 (34.12%) XML
4 29 (34.12%) QuickTest Pro
5 28 (32.94%) VBScript
5 28 (32.94%) VB
5 28 (32.94%) Scrum
6 24 (28.24%) VBA
7 20 (23.53%) Oracle
7 20 (23.53%) Java
7 20 (23.53%) HP
8 18 (21.18%) Automated Testing
9 17 (20.00%) ISEB
10 16 (18.82%) OOP
10 16 (18.82%) OO
10 16 (18.82%) Finance
11 15 (17.65%) UNIX
12 14 (16.47%) Project Management
12 14 (16.47%) Degree
13 13 (15.29%) Selenium
13 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
14 11 (12.94%) Web Services
15 10 (11.76%) Process Management
15 10 (11.76%) SOAP
15 10 (11.76%) Software Testing
15 10 (11.76%) Test Automation
15 10 (11.76%) SoapUI
16 9 (10.59%) SQL Server

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 36 (42.35%) MS Office
2 32 (37.65%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.24%) MS Visio
3 7 (8.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) SAN
2 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.53%) SNMP
3 3 (3.53%) LDAP
4 1 (1.18%) ADSL
4 1 (1.18%) Broadband
4 1 (1.18%) DHCP
4 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.18%) Internet
4 1 (1.18%) Firewall
4 1 (1.18%) Wireless
4 1 (1.18%) VPN
4 1 (1.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.71%) DB2
4 3 (3.53%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (34.12%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (15.29%) Selenium
3 10 (11.76%) SoapUI
4 5 (5.88%) FitNesse
4 5 (5.88%) TestNG
4 5 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.35%) Hudson
5 2 (2.35%) JMeter
5 2 (2.35%) Ant
5 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.35%) Ranorex
5 2 (2.35%) NetBeans
5 2 (2.35%) Maven
6 1 (1.18%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Developer
2 19 (22.35%) Analyst
3 11 (12.94%) Tester
3 11 (12.94%) Junior
3 11 (12.94%) Junior Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Test Manager
5 9 (10.59%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Project Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) PMO Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Lead Tester
6 7 (8.24%) Automated Tester
7 5 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.12%) XML
2 11 (12.94%) Web Services
3 10 (11.76%) SOAP
4 8 (9.41%) REST
5 4 (4.71%) Java EE
6 2 (2.35%) JPA
6 2 (2.35%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (2.35%) Spring
6 2 (2.35%) JSF
6 2 (2.35%) EJB
7 1 (1.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (37.65%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.71%) E-Learning
4 3 (3.53%) Open Source
5 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.18%) iPhone
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.65%) UNIX
2 8 (9.41%) Linux
3 7 (8.24%) SUSE
3 7 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (8.24%) HPUX
3 7 (8.24%) Solaris
4 6 (7.06%) Windows
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Scrum
2 18 (21.18%) Automated Testing
3 16 (18.82%) OOP
3 16 (18.82%) OO
4 14 (16.47%) Project Management
5 10 (11.76%) Process Management
5 10 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 10 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 8 (9.41%) Change Control
6 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.24%) Pair Programming
7 7 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.24%) BDD
7 7 (8.24%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.88%) SOA
9 5 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (4.71%) ITIL
10 4 (4.71%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.59%) SQL
2 28 (32.94%) VBScript
2 28 (32.94%) VB
3 24 (28.24%) VBA
4 20 (23.53%) Java
5 2 (2.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) ISEB
2 14 (16.47%) Degree
3 7 (8.24%) Sun Certification
3 7 (8.24%) SCSA
3 7 (8.24%) RHCA
4 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Legato
1 7 (8.24%) NetBackup
1 7 (8.24%) Backup Exec
1 7 (8.24%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (3.53%) SCCM
2 3 (3.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) Oracle
1 20 (23.53%) HP
2 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.24%) Sun
3 7 (8.24%) EMC
3 7 (8.24%) CommVault
3 7 (8.24%) NetApp
3 7 (8.24%) Veritas
3 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.24%) 3PAR
4 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.53%) Remedy
5 1 (1.18%) Avaya
5 1 (1.18%) Dell
5 1 (1.18%) Siebel
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: To £54k+ car allow' + bonus + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: to £50k + car allow + bonus + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Chippenham
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £30-35,000 + Great Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday + pension
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: to £22,500+ bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
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Salary: competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Wiltshire
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 24 days ago