The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bridgend with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South Wales / Bridgend
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 20
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bridgend - - 1.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bridgend with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bridgend
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 1 11 11
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bridgend 6.25% 13.92% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 10
Median salary £27,500 £22,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £21,250 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £38,125 £24,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bridgend

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bridgend.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Bridgend

QA
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Bridgend.

Salary trend for QA in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bridgend region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft