Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 42 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newport 2.45% 2.77% 4.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 21.43% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 23
Newport median annual salary £54,000 £41,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.71% -48.75% +107.79%
10th Percentile £30,650 £22,163 £51,300
90th Percentile £58,600 £56,275 £85,000
South Wales median annual salary £39,875 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.31% -11.11% +20.00%

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 28 42 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newport 9.79% 12.92% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 41
Newport median annual salary £45,000 £28,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.89% -29.63% +1.25%
10th Percentile £22,800 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £85,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -3.85%

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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Newport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Newport over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for QA in Newport

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 3 (42.86%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Leadership
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Laravel
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing

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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 1 (14.29%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Product Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Coaching
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Leadership
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) BPMN
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Internet Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM