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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 70 72
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.79% 1.73% 2.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.30% 17.02% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 26
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.97% +18.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £46,688
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 83 94 156
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 11.02% 10.16% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 78 84 133
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
Swindon +5 8 £32,500 -39.53% 3
Chippenham +9 6 £52,500 +22.09%
Salisbury -14 3 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Malmesbury - 3 £40,000 -
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South West

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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 38 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (56.60%) Test Automation
3 20 (37.74%) Selenium
4 19 (35.85%) Finance
5 17 (32.08%) ISEB
6 16 (30.19%) ISTQB
7 14 (26.42%) BDD
8 13 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (20.75%) JIRA
9 11 (20.75%) SOAP
9 11 (20.75%) SQL
9 11 (20.75%) Cucumber
9 11 (20.75%) Mobile App
10 10 (18.87%) SoapUI
10 10 (18.87%) Open Source
10 10 (18.87%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (16.98%) .NET
11 9 (16.98%) Java
11 9 (16.98%) Waterfall
11 9 (16.98%) Calabash
11 9 (16.98%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (15.09%) Regression Testing
12 8 (15.09%) Manual Testing
13 7 (13.21%) Project Management
13 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
13 7 (13.21%) ERP
13 7 (13.21%) Functional Testing
14 6 (11.32%) Apple iOS
14 6 (11.32%) Android Studio

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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 4 (7.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.77%) Lucidchart
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (3.77%) BigQuery
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Selenium
2 11 (20.75%) Cucumber
2 11 (20.75%) JIRA
3 10 (18.87%) SoapUI
4 9 (16.98%) Calabash
5 6 (11.32%) Android Studio
5 6 (11.32%) Xcode
6 3 (5.66%) Appium
6 3 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (5.66%) Gatling
6 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.66%) The Grinder
6 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.77%) Bugzilla
7 2 (3.77%) JMeter
8 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.89%) TestRail
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Electronics
2 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Advertising
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Analyst
2 15 (28.30%) QA Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Test Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Designer
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Agile Development Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Business IT Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Development Manager
6 3 (5.66%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) QA Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Senior QA Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Software Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) SOAP
2 9 (16.98%) .NET
3 4 (7.55%) JSF
3 4 (7.55%) Middleware
3 4 (7.55%) Spring
3 4 (7.55%) XML
4 3 (5.66%) Web Services
5 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.77%) HTML
6 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.89%) CSS
6 1 (1.89%) Node.js
6 1 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.32%) User Experience
3 5 (9.43%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.43%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.55%) Life Science
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Android
1 6 (11.32%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (56.60%) Test Automation
3 14 (26.42%) BDD
4 13 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (18.87%) Open Source
5 10 (18.87%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (16.98%) Exploratory Testing
6 9 (16.98%) Waterfall
7 8 (15.09%) Manual Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Regression Testing
8 7 (13.21%) ERP
8 7 (13.21%) Functional Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Project Management
9 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
9 6 (11.32%) Microservices
9 6 (11.32%) Scrum
9 6 (11.32%) Software Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Load Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Web Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) Java
3 4 (7.55%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) Ruby
5 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) ISEB
2 16 (30.19%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.77%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO 9001
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HockeyApp
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Cognizant
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Google
3 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) Teradata
4 1 (1.89%) Xamarin
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Posted: 27 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000, + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago