Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Torfaen 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South Wales > Torfaen
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 20 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 2.53% 11.11% 4.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 6
Torfaen median annual salary £41,250 £42,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% +36.00% -5.30%
10th Percentile £36,125 £33,450 £21,375
90th Percentile £47,375 £43,750 £42,875
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year -11.11% +22.45% +12.21%

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 Torfaen with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Torfaen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 2.53% 11.11% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 7
Torfaen median annual salary £41,250 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% +30.77% -1.52%
10th Percentile £36,125 £33,450 £21,450
90th Percentile £47,375 £43,750 £42,550
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Torfaen

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Torfaen

QA
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Salary trend for QA in Torfaen

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Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Torfaen region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran -2 2 £41,250 -2.94%
QA
South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Torfaen region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) CMMI
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Torfaen 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) CMMI
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft