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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 67 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 38 49 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.24% 4.47% 3.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.89% 33.11% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 25
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £28,253
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
166 148 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.15% 13.52% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 153 127 155
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £65,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 July 2015.

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 27 July 2015. 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 -11 19 £46,377 +23.67% 4
Chippenham +3 12 £33,250 -5.00% 1
Melksham - 1 £47,000 -
Salisbury - 1 £34,000 - 1
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 22 (30.56%) SQL
2 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
2 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
3 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
5 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
5 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
6 12 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (16.67%) MS Office
6 12 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 12 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (15.28%) Windows
7 11 (15.28%) Data Management
7 11 (15.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (13.89%) Data Analysis
8 10 (13.89%) Oracle
9 9 (12.50%) C
9 9 (12.50%) ITIL
9 9 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (12.50%) Degree
9 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
10 8 (11.11%) Test Scripting
10 8 (11.11%) Data Validation
10 8 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 8 (11.11%) Validation

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (16.67%) MS Office
3 4 (5.56%) MS Project
3 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.78%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) VoIP
2 2 (2.78%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.39%) WAN
3 1 (1.39%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (9.72%) Data Mining
5 7 (9.72%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) JUnit
2 6 (8.33%) JMeter
2 6 (8.33%) Selenium
3 5 (6.94%) HP UFT
4 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.78%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.39%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.39%) QADirector
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) General Ledger
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.78%) Automotive
5 2 (2.78%) Electronics
6 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Analyst
2 12 (16.67%) Developer
3 10 (13.89%) Test Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) MI Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (6.94%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Test Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.17%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Test Team Leader
9 2 (2.78%) Business Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Consultant
9 2 (2.78%) Performance Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) Web Services
1 3 (4.17%) Spring
2 2 (2.78%) XML
2 2 (2.78%) iOS SDK
2 2 (2.78%) REST
2 2 (2.78%) Android SDK
2 2 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) Middleware
3 1 (1.39%) JSF
3 1 (1.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.78%) CMDB
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) Android
2 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) UNIX
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (15.28%) Data Management
3 11 (15.28%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (13.89%) Data Analysis
5 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.50%) ITIL
5 9 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
6 8 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 8 (11.11%) Data Validation
6 8 (11.11%) ETL
6 8 (11.11%) Validation
6 8 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 7 (9.72%) CRM
7 7 (9.72%) Test Automation
7 7 (9.72%) Performance Testing
7 7 (9.72%) ETL Development
8 6 (8.33%) Analytics
8 6 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) SQL
2 12 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 9 (12.50%) C
4 7 (9.72%) Java
5 5 (6.94%) C#
5 5 (6.94%) VBScript
6 4 (5.56%) VB
7 3 (4.17%) C++
8 2 (2.78%) PHP
8 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
1 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) Degree
3 6 (8.33%) ISEB
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.39%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.39%) SCSA
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) SCCM
1 1 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) Oracle
3 7 (9.72%) Business Objects
3 7 (9.72%) Sagent
4 6 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (6.94%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.78%) Autodesk
6 2 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) Symantec
7 1 (1.39%) Sun
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: car allowance + bonus + pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Chippenham
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Wiltshire
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + pension, benefits
Posted: 14 days ago