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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 68 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 33 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.81% 3.23% 3.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.30% 23.66% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 27
Average salary £38,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £28,088
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £53,500 £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
148 131 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.59% 13.63% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 132 109 148
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 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 3 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
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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 -17 13 £46,377 +27.93% 2
Chippenham - 10 £33,250 - 1
Salisbury - 3 £35,000 -
Melksham - 1 £47,000 -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 23 (35.38%) SQL
2 18 (27.69%) MS Excel
2 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 14 (21.54%) MS Office
4 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 13 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (18.46%) Data Management
6 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
7 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
8 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (15.38%) Data Analysis
9 9 (13.85%) ETL
9 9 (13.85%) C
9 9 (13.85%) Oracle
9 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (13.85%) ITIL
9 9 (13.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (13.85%) Degree
9 9 (13.85%) Kimball Methodology
10 8 (12.31%) Data Validation
10 8 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (12.31%) ISEB
10 8 (12.31%) Validation
11 7 (10.77%) Finance

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (27.69%) MS Excel
2 14 (21.54%) MS Office
3 3 (4.62%) MS Project
3 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.08%) AutoCAD
4 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (4.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) VoIP
2 1 (1.54%) WAN
2 1 (1.54%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (10.77%) Data Mining
6 7 (10.77%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) HP UFT
2 6 (9.23%) JUnit
3 4 (6.15%) JMeter
3 4 (6.15%) Selenium
3 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) General Ledger
3 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.08%) Automotive
4 2 (3.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Analyst
2 13 (20.00%) Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Test Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) MI Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 5 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Systems Test Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.08%) QA Leader
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Design Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Coordinator
9 2 (3.08%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Spring
1 3 (4.62%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) XML
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) Middleware
3 1 (1.54%) JSF
3 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.54%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.54%) REST
3 1 (1.54%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) CMDB
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) Solaris
3 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (18.46%) Data Management
3 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 9 (13.85%) ITIL
5 9 (13.85%) ETL
5 9 (13.85%) Kimball Methodology
5 9 (13.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (12.31%) Data Validation
6 8 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (12.31%) Validation
7 7 (10.77%) CRM
7 7 (10.77%) ETL Development
8 6 (9.23%) Analytics
8 6 (9.23%) Automated Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (7.69%) Scrum
9 5 (7.69%) Project Management
9 5 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.38%) SQL
2 13 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (13.85%) C
4 7 (10.77%) VBScript
5 6 (9.23%) Java
6 4 (6.15%) VB
7 3 (4.62%) C#
8 2 (3.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.54%) C++
9 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
1 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.85%) Degree
3 8 (12.31%) ISEB
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.54%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.54%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.54%) SCSA
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 4 (6.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) SCCM
1 1 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle
3 7 (10.77%) Business Objects
3 7 (10.77%) Sagent
4 6 (9.23%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (7.69%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.08%) Autodesk
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.54%) Symantec
7 1 (1.54%) Sun
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago