Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 47 36
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newport 2.73% 2.27% 5.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.43% 20.51% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 25
Newport median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -46.15% +73.33%
10th Percentile £40,400 £21,375 £44,750
90th Percentile £58,600 £56,275 £85,000
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +22.45%

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 23 39 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newport 8.98% 11.05% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 45
Newport median annual salary £47,500 £28,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -40.00% +23.38%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,975 £85,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -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

QA
Salary Histogram in Newport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Newport over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Newport

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 3 (42.86%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) SEO
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Internet Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

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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 2 (28.57%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Product Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Product Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Product Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Coaching
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Internet Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) SEO
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM