Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 75 88
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 66 51 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.85% 3.26% 2.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.72% 26.98% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 60 49 42
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.34% -4.61%
10th Percentile £22,750 £31,250 £22,625
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,500 £52,375
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 247 189 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 14.39% 12.09% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 210 163 231
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +13.92% -1.25%
10th Percentile £26,900 £25,650 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,250 £62,500 £68,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Wiltshire

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Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for QA in Wiltshire

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Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Wiltshire

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Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. 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
Swindon +15 34 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Chippenham +9 14 £32,905 -37.32% 4
Marlborough -3 9 £23,500 -41.25% 1
Salisbury -12 3 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Trowbridge - 2 £33,500 -
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South West

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 36 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.76%) Software Testing
4 16 (24.24%) Selenium
5 15 (22.73%) Java
6 13 (19.70%) ISTQB
7 12 (18.18%) Finance
7 12 (18.18%) ISEB
7 12 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 12 (18.18%) Test Strategy
8 11 (16.67%) WebDriver
8 11 (16.67%) SaaS
8 11 (16.67%) Cucumber
8 11 (16.67%) BDD
8 11 (16.67%) HTML
8 11 (16.67%) SQL
8 11 (16.67%) Degree
8 11 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
9 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 10 (15.15%) CSS
9 10 (15.15%) REST
9 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
10 9 (13.64%) MySQL
10 9 (13.64%) JUnit
10 9 (13.64%) Business Analysis
10 9 (13.64%) Strategic Thinking
11 8 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (12.12%) Scrum

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 6 (9.09%) Apache
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.52%) nopCommerce
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
3 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) SMS
2 2 (3.03%) Intranet
3 1 (1.52%) ADSL
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) MPLS
3 1 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.52%) VoIP
3 1 (1.52%) WAN
3 1 (1.52%) Wireless
3 1 (1.52%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) MySQL
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.55%) Cloud Spanner
4 3 (4.55%) NewSQL
4 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.03%) Power BI
6 1 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.52%) Big Data
6 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.52%) DataStage
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Selenium
2 11 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 11 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 9 (13.64%) JUnit
4 7 (10.61%) Protractor
5 6 (9.09%) JIRA
5 6 (9.09%) Subversion
6 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.03%) GitLab
8 2 (3.03%) Gradle
8 2 (3.03%) Maven
9 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.52%) TestRail
9 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Back Office
2 3 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Legal
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Analyst
2 18 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Developer
4 12 (18.18%) Software Analyst
5 11 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 9 (13.64%) Graduate
6 9 (13.64%) Graduate Analyst
6 9 (13.64%) Graduate Software Analyst
6 9 (13.64%) Graduate Software Test Analyst
6 9 (13.64%) Graduate Test Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) Business Analyst
8 6 (9.09%) Developer in Test
8 6 (9.09%) PHP Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Tester
9 5 (7.58%) PHP Developer - Fintech
9 5 (7.58%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Test Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) QA Tester
11 3 (4.55%) Functional Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) HTML
2 10 (15.15%) CSS
2 10 (15.15%) REST
3 8 (12.12%) jQuery
4 7 (10.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (10.61%) XML
5 6 (9.09%) Ajax
5 6 (9.09%) LAMP
5 6 (9.09%) Symfony
6 5 (7.58%) .NET
6 5 (7.58%) Web Services
7 3 (4.55%) Angular 2
7 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.55%) CSS3
7 3 (4.55%) HATEOAS
7 3 (4.55%) HTML5
7 3 (4.55%) React
7 3 (4.55%) React Native
7 3 (4.55%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.09%) Fintech
4 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.55%) FMCG
5 2 (3.03%) Replication
6 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) Android
3 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.55%) Windows
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.76%) Software Testing
4 12 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 12 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 11 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
5 11 (16.67%) BDD
6 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.64%) Business Analysis
7 9 (13.64%) Strategic Thinking
8 8 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (12.12%) Scrum
9 7 (10.61%) Issue Tracking
9 7 (10.61%) Regression Testing
9 7 (10.61%) TDD
9 7 (10.61%) Validation
10 6 (9.09%) Kanban
10 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) Java
2 11 (16.67%) SQL
3 8 (12.12%) PHP
4 5 (7.58%) C#
4 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.52%) C
6 1 (1.52%) C++
6 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.52%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) ISTQB
2 12 (18.18%) ISEB
3 11 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) CCNA
5 1 (1.52%) CCNP
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.52%) MCSA
5 1 (1.52%) MCSE
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.52%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.52%) Firmware
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) vSphere
2 1 (1.52%) XenApp
2 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.52%) Ansible
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) Capita
4 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco
4 1 (1.52%) Citrix
4 1 (1.52%) Dell
4 1 (1.52%) EMC
4 1 (1.52%) F5
4 1 (1.52%) HP
4 1 (1.52%) Juniper
4 1 (1.52%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.52%) NetApp
4 1 (1.52%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.52%) Tableau
4 1 (1.52%) Talend
4 1 (1.52%) Veeam
4 1 (1.52%) VMware