The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Wales 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Wales / West Wales
Rank 32 - 14
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 2.42% - 2.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.50% - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £25,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 West Wales with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 24 3 2
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 19.35% 4.00% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 1
Median salary £45,269 £22,500 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +101.19% +21.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Wales 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 West Wales

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Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for QA in West Wales

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Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea - 2 - - 2
Carmarthenshire - 1 £25,000 -
QA
Wales

QA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 West Wales region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI

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Top Related IT Skills in West Wales 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Junior
1 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24876.00 - £60649.00 per annum + +pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37428.00 - £60649.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago