Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 38 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newport 1.62% 2.26% 4.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.75% 21.43% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 18
Newport median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -28.21% +30.00%
10th Percentile £40,700 £21,375 £41,825
90th Percentile £54,500 £46,875 £65,000
South Wales median annual salary £47,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.33% -11.76% +21.43%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Newport
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 16 28 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newport 8.65% 10.57% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 52
Newport median annual salary £51,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.71% -26.32% +25.83%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £50,175 £65,000
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Newport

QA
Salary Trend in Newport

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

Salary trend for QA in Newport

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Newport region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SEO
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Internet Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Product Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Product Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Internet Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) SEO
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM