Period
to 16 October 2018

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 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 54 62
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.13% 3.11% 2.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.01% 31.58% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 20
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -22.22% -14.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £26,100
90th Percentile £66,625 £56,250 £50,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -22.22%

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 Swindon with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Swindon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 103 76 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 12.52% 9.86% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 97 60 86
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £34,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.09% -23.89% -2.17%
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,250 £24,375
90th Percentile £77,500 £62,500 £77,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -18.60%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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

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Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Swindon over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Swindon

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Swindon region with a requirement for QA.

1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (38.24%) Finance
4 9 (26.47%) C#
4 9 (26.47%) HTML
4 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 9 (26.47%) .NET
4 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
4 9 (26.47%) Web Services
4 9 (26.47%) XML
4 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
4 9 (26.47%) CSS
4 9 (26.47%) Selenium
4 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
4 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (23.53%) Java
6 7 (20.59%) MVC
6 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
6 7 (20.59%) Entity Framework
7 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (17.65%) SaaS
7 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
7 6 (17.65%) XSLT
8 5 (14.71%) SQL
9 4 (11.76%) Oracle
9 4 (11.76%) Apache
9 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 4 (11.76%) ISEB
9 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
9 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing

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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 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) Confluence
3 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) SaaS
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) Office 365
4 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
3 3 (8.82%) Subversion
4 2 (5.88%) MSI
4 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.94%) Ant
5 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.94%) Hudson
5 1 (2.94%) JBehave
5 1 (2.94%) JUnit
5 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Legal
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Developer
3 7 (20.59%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) QA Tester
4 4 (11.76%) Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Packager
6 2 (5.88%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Applications Packager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Packager
6 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
1 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
1 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
1 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
1 9 (26.47%) CSS
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
1 9 (26.47%) Web Services
1 9 (26.47%) XML
2 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
2 7 (20.59%) Entity Framework
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (17.65%) XSLT
4 3 (8.82%) REST
4 3 (8.82%) SOAP
5 2 (5.88%) Ajax
5 2 (5.88%) jQuery
5 2 (5.88%) LAMP
5 2 (5.88%) Spring
5 2 (5.88%) Symfony
5 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Fintech
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) CentOS
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (20.59%) MVC
4 4 (11.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) Kanban
6 2 (5.88%) OO
6 2 (5.88%) Process Management
6 2 (5.88%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C#
1 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 8 (23.53%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.82%) VB
5 2 (5.88%) PHP
5 2 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) ISEB
1 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) MCDST
3 2 (5.88%) MCP
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
1 2 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.94%) FreeIPA
2 1 (2.94%) Nagios
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Atlassian
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Symantec
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.94%) VMware