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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 65 57 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -43
Permanent jobs citing QA 30 36 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.69% 3.43% 9.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.27% 23.68% 49.72%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 81
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £37,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -
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
110 152 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 9.86% 14.48% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 67 111 164
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 April 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 21 April 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
Salisbury - 9 £35,000 -
Swindon -17 7 £45,000 +63.63%
Chippenham 0 1 £37,500 +9.48%
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (39.29%) SQL
2 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
3 17 (30.36%) MS Office
4 16 (28.57%) Degree
5 15 (26.79%) ITIL
5 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (23.21%) VBScript
8 12 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
9 10 (17.86%) Data Management
9 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
9 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
9 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
10 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (16.07%) Scrum
10 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (16.07%) T-SQL
10 9 (16.07%) C
10 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (16.07%) ISEB
11 8 (14.29%) ETL
11 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 8 (14.29%) Data Analysis
11 8 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
12 7 (12.50%) Data Validation
12 7 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
12 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (12.50%) Change Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 17 (30.36%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) LAN
1 1 (1.79%) WAN
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
3 7 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (1.79%) MSI
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.14%) General Ledger
2 3 (5.36%) Automotive
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Electronics
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Local Government
4 1 (1.79%) Military
4 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Test Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Service Manager
3 6 (10.71%) Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Test Manager
3 6 (10.71%) MI Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Service Transition Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Transition Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Designer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 4 (7.14%) Designer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Designer
6 2 (3.57%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) QA Leader
6 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) Spring
2 2 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.79%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.79%) XHTML
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) CMDB
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Solaris
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
1 2 (3.57%) UNIX
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
1 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.79%) HPUX
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.79%) SUSE
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) ITIL
1 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.86%) Data Management
3 9 (16.07%) Scrum
3 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (14.29%) ETL
4 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 8 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 8 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.50%) Validation
5 7 (12.50%) Data Validation
5 7 (12.50%) Change Management
5 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
6 6 (10.71%) Project Management
6 6 (10.71%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (8.93%) Release Management
7 5 (8.93%) Change Control
7 5 (8.93%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) SQL
2 13 (23.21%) VBScript
3 9 (16.07%) T-SQL
3 9 (16.07%) C
4 5 (8.93%) Java
5 3 (5.36%) VB
6 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) VBA
7 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Degree
2 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
2 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 9 (16.07%) ISEB
4 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.57%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.57%) SCSA
4 2 (3.57%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.79%) HND
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Firmware
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 7 (12.50%) Sagent
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle
4 4 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (7.14%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.57%) Autodesk
5 2 (3.57%) Sun
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) Symantec
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) VMware
6 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Car, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago