Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 75 71
Rank change year-on-year +21 -4 +31
Permanent jobs citing QA 69 59 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.07% 3.59% 3.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.54% 26.46% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 65 92 45
Wiltshire median annual salary £47,500 £44,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.34% +10.63% +1.91%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £57,375 £62,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%

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 260 223 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 15.33% 13.58% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 213 202 185
Wiltshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,050 £29,000 £22,900
90th Percentile £80,000 £57,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%

QA
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 26 April 2019.

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 26 April 2019. 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 45 £47,500 +9.20% 4
Chippenham -4 14 £36,000 -28.00% 1
Salisbury +8 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Corsham - 2 - - 3
Malmesbury - 1 £96,000 -
Marlborough - 1 £23,500 -
QA
South West

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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 43 (62.32%) Test Automation
2 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (33.33%) C#
4 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
5 21 (30.43%) Java
5 21 (30.43%) .NET
6 19 (27.54%) ASP.NET
7 18 (26.09%) Web Services
8 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
8 16 (23.19%) REST
9 15 (21.74%) SaaS
9 15 (21.74%) DevOps
10 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (20.29%) SDET
10 14 (20.29%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (18.84%) Docker
12 12 (17.39%) Finance
12 12 (17.39%) Microservices
12 12 (17.39%) Kubernetes
12 12 (17.39%) .NET Core
13 11 (15.94%) JIRA
14 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
14 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
14 10 (14.49%) Manual Testing
14 10 (14.49%) Cucumber
15 9 (13.04%) Retail
16 8 (11.59%) Selenium
16 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
16 8 (11.59%) Event-Driven Architecture
16 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Software

QA
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 8 (11.59%) Confluence
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.74%) SaaS
2 14 (20.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.90%) Office 365
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) SMS
2 1 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) JIRA
2 10 (14.49%) Cucumber
3 8 (11.59%) Selenium
3 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.35%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.90%) JMeter
5 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.90%) TestRail
6 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.45%) Hudson
6 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.45%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Retail
3 7 (10.14%) Games
4 3 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.35%) Avionics
4 3 (4.35%) Military
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) QA Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 12 (17.39%) Architect
3 12 (17.39%) Developer in Test
3 12 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 12 (17.39%) Java Developer in Test
4 11 (15.94%) .NET Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Digital Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Digital Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Junior
5 7 (10.14%) Junior Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Junior Java Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Technical Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Tester
8 4 (5.80%) .NET Technical Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Graduate
8 4 (5.80%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.43%) .NET
2 19 (27.54%) ASP.NET
3 18 (26.09%) Web Services
4 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
4 16 (23.19%) REST
5 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (17.39%) .NET Core
7 7 (10.14%) AngularJS
7 7 (10.14%) Entity Framework
8 5 (7.25%) CSS
9 4 (5.80%) Ext JS
9 4 (5.80%) HTML
10 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.35%) XML
11 2 (2.90%) XSLT
12 1 (1.45%) Behat
12 1 (1.45%) LAMP
12 1 (1.45%) Laravel
12 1 (1.45%) LESS
12 1 (1.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Fintech
4 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.45%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (1.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Solaris
2 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (62.32%) Test Automation
2 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.74%) DevOps
4 14 (20.29%) SDET
5 12 (17.39%) Microservices
6 10 (14.49%) Manual Testing
7 8 (11.59%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 8 (11.59%) Open Source
7 8 (11.59%) Technical Leadership
7 8 (11.59%) The Twelve-Factor App
8 7 (10.14%) MVC
9 6 (8.70%) Software Testing
9 6 (8.70%) Test Strategy
10 5 (7.25%) Functional Testing
11 4 (5.80%) API Testing
11 4 (5.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.80%) Target Operating Model
11 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
11 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) C#
2 21 (30.43%) Java
3 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.70%) SQL
5 5 (7.25%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.80%) Python
6 4 (5.80%) Ruby
7 3 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) CISA
3 2 (2.90%) CISM
3 2 (2.90%) CISSP
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) ISEB
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.45%) OCP
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.45%) PMP
4 1 (1.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) COSHH
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) Postfix
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) Kubernetes
2 7 (10.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Atlassian
3 5 (7.25%) Google
4 1 (1.45%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (1.45%) BMC
4 1 (1.45%) Infoblox
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.45%) Remedy
4 1 (1.45%) VMware