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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 62 38 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.13% 3.91% 4.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.99% 18.81% 30.51%
Number of salaries quoted 47 25 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 £24,000 £30,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
159 202 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.16% 20.78% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 131 166 168
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -8.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,800 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -1 35 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Chippenham - 15 £35,000 - 1
Salisbury - 2 £31,000 - 1
Bradford-on-Avon - 1 £28,000 -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 47 (50.54%) SQL
2 36 (38.71%) MS Office
3 35 (37.63%) Scrum
4 32 (34.41%) MS Excel
4 32 (34.41%) Computer Science
5 28 (30.11%) XML
5 28 (30.11%) QuickTest Pro
6 26 (27.96%) VBScript
7 25 (26.88%) VB
8 24 (25.81%) Java
9 21 (22.58%) VBA
9 21 (22.58%) Selenium
10 20 (21.51%) ISEB
11 19 (20.43%) Oracle
12 17 (18.28%) UNIX
12 17 (18.28%) Finance
12 17 (18.28%) Automated Testing
13 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
13 15 (16.13%) Project Management
13 15 (16.13%) Degree
14 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
14 14 (15.05%) Web Services
15 13 (13.98%) SOAP
15 13 (13.98%) HP
15 13 (13.98%) SoapUI
16 12 (12.90%) OOP
16 12 (12.90%) OO
16 12 (12.90%) Process Management
16 12 (12.90%) Software Testing
17 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (2.15%) IIS
2 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 36 (38.71%) MS Office
2 32 (34.41%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.53%) MS Visio
3 7 (7.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.23%) SNMP
2 3 (3.23%) LDAP
3 2 (2.15%) SAN
4 1 (1.08%) Internet
4 1 (1.08%) Firewall
4 1 (1.08%) Wireless
4 1 (1.08%) ADSL
4 1 (1.08%) Broadband
4 1 (1.08%) DHCP
4 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.08%) VPN
4 1 (1.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.45%) DB2
4 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.15%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (30.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 21 (22.58%) Selenium
3 13 (13.98%) SoapUI
4 10 (10.75%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.53%) TestNG
6 6 (6.45%) FitNesse
7 4 (4.30%) WebDriver
7 4 (4.30%) WATIR
8 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.23%) Ranorex
8 3 (3.23%) Hudson
8 3 (3.23%) NetBeans
8 3 (3.23%) Maven
8 3 (3.23%) JMeter
8 3 (3.23%) Ant
8 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.15%) Bugzilla
General
1 17 (18.28%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Developer
2 20 (21.51%) Analyst
3 16 (17.20%) Junior
4 13 (13.98%) Tester
5 12 (12.90%) Test Manager
5 12 (12.90%) Junior Developer
6 11 (11.83%) Java Developer
7 10 (10.75%) QA Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) Lead Tester
8 8 (8.60%) Automated Tester
9 7 (7.53%) Project Analyst
9 7 (7.53%) PMO Analyst
9 7 (7.53%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (6.45%) Architect
10 6 (6.45%) Senior QA Engineer
11 5 (5.38%) Quality Engineer
12 4 (4.30%) Junior Java Developer
12 4 (4.30%) Instructional Designer
12 4 (4.30%) Designer
12 4 (4.30%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.11%) XML
2 14 (15.05%) Web Services
3 13 (13.98%) SOAP
4 10 (10.75%) REST
5 5 (5.38%) Java EE
6 4 (4.30%) Gherkin
7 3 (3.23%) JPA
7 3 (3.23%) EJB 3.0
7 3 (3.23%) EJB
7 3 (3.23%) Spring
7 3 (3.23%) JSF
8 2 (2.15%) Middleware
9 1 (1.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (34.41%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.60%) Open Source
3 6 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.30%) Blog
4 4 (4.30%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.30%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) iPhone
6 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) UNIX
2 10 (10.75%) Windows
3 4 (4.30%) Linux
4 2 (2.15%) SUSE
4 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.15%) HPUX
4 2 (2.15%) Solaris
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.63%) Scrum
2 17 (18.28%) Automated Testing
3 15 (16.13%) Project Management
4 12 (12.90%) Process Management
4 12 (12.90%) OOP
4 12 (12.90%) OO
4 12 (12.90%) Software Testing
5 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.83%) Test Automation
6 10 (10.75%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (8.60%) Change Control
8 8 (8.60%) BDD
8 8 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.60%) Pair Programming
8 8 (8.60%) SOA
8 8 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (7.53%) ITIL
9 7 (7.53%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (6.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 47 (50.54%) SQL
2 26 (27.96%) VBScript
3 25 (26.88%) VB
4 24 (25.81%) Java
5 21 (22.58%) VBA
6 5 (5.38%) Ruby
7 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (21.51%) ISEB
2 15 (16.13%) Degree
3 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.23%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.15%) Sun Certification
6 2 (2.15%) SCSA
6 2 (2.15%) RHCA
7 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) WMI
1 3 (3.23%) SCCM
2 2 (2.15%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (2.15%) Legato
2 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (20.43%) Oracle
2 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.98%) HP
4 3 (3.23%) Remedy
4 3 (3.23%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.15%) 3PAR
5 2 (2.15%) EMC
5 2 (2.15%) CommVault
5 2 (2.15%) NetApp
5 2 (2.15%) Sagent
5 2 (2.15%) Veritas
5 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.15%) Sun
5 2 (2.15%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.08%) Siebel
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco
6 1 (1.08%) Dell
6 1 (1.08%) Avaya
Swindon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire, Oxford, Bristol, Bath,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £30-40,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Salisbury
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £30k - 32k per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago