The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 57 56
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.93% 0.39% 2.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.57% 5.13% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 8
Median salary £32,500 £53,750 £45,688
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.53% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £46,750 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,750 £48,214
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 Swindon with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 28 39 76
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 6.75% 7.66% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 66
Median salary £57,250 £65,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.92% +51.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,700 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

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Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for QA in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for QA.

1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (63.33%) Test Automation
2 16 (53.33%) Selenium
3 13 (43.33%) ISEB
4 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
5 11 (36.67%) SQL
5 11 (36.67%) SOAP
6 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (33.33%) SoapUI
7 9 (30.00%) Finance
8 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
9 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Web Testing
10 5 (16.67%) JIRA
10 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 4 (13.33%) Cognizant
11 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (13.33%) ERP
11 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
11 4 (13.33%) Validation
11 4 (13.33%) Scrum
11 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
11 4 (13.33%) Banking
11 4 (13.33%) Retail
11 4 (13.33%) Life Science
11 4 (13.33%) System Testing
12 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
12 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
12 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (6.67%) Lucidchart
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (6.67%) BigQuery
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.33%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (3.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Selenium
2 10 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 5 (16.67%) JIRA
4 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.67%) Bugzilla
5 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.33%) JMeter
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) QA Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Designer
5 3 (10.00%) QA Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior QA Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) SOAP
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Life Science
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (63.33%) Test Automation
2 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Web Testing
6 4 (13.33%) ERP
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) System Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Validation
7 3 (10.00%) Context-Driven Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.67%) Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) ISEB
2 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Cognizant
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Google
3 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Teradata
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Posted: 27 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000, + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago