The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cwmbran 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Torfaen / Cwmbran
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 11 26
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15  
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cwmbran 11.11% 12.24% 7.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.86% 100.00% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 8
Median salary £35,000 £46,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.13% +19.87%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 Cwmbran with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Cwmbran
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 7 6 11
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cwmbran 25.93% 12.24% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 11
Median salary £35,000 £46,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.13% +24.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cwmbran

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cwmbran citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Cwmbran

QA
Salary Trend in Cwmbran

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

Salary trend for QA in Cwmbran

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cwmbran region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Data Entry
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cwmbran 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Data Entry
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle