The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 46 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 4.33% 1.43% 2.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 49.06% 15.91% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 11
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £45,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £51,800 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%
QA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
53 44 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 8.83% 8.96% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 45 32 33
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £35,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

QA
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

QA Salary Trend in Coventry

QA
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Coventry

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 45 (50.00%) SQL
2 33 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (30.00%) ISEB
4 26 (28.89%) Scrum
5 24 (26.67%) Retail
6 19 (21.11%) Java
7 18 (20.00%) XML
8 14 (15.56%) Coaching
9 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (14.44%) ISTQB
10 12 (13.33%) Software Testing
10 12 (13.33%) OO
10 12 (13.33%) Mentoring
11 10 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (11.11%) Back Office
11 10 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 9 (10.00%) Project Management
12 9 (10.00%) Line Management
13 8 (8.89%) CSQE
13 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
13 8 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (8.89%) SOA
13 8 (8.89%) ETL
13 8 (8.89%) Automated Testing
14 7 (7.78%) German Language
14 7 (7.78%) Windows
15 6 (6.67%) UML
15 6 (6.67%) Tomcat
15 6 (6.67%) CSS
15 6 (6.67%) HTML

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.11%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.11%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) JUnit
2 4 (4.44%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.11%) Selenium
4 1 (1.11%) FitNesse
General
1 24 (26.67%) Retail
2 10 (11.11%) Back Office
3 7 (7.78%) German Language
4 6 (6.67%) Automotive
5 5 (5.56%) Games
6 3 (3.33%) Marketing
7 2 (2.22%) Finance
8 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (20.00%) Tester
2 15 (16.67%) QA Manager
3 13 (14.44%) Project Manager
4 12 (13.33%) Senior Tester
4 12 (13.33%) Quality Manager
5 10 (11.11%) Development Manager
5 10 (11.11%) Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Development Project Manager
6 8 (8.89%) Test Manager
7 7 (7.78%) Software Development Project Manager
7 7 (7.78%) Software Project Manager
7 7 (7.78%) Software Development Manager
7 7 (7.78%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Software Manager
8 6 (6.67%) Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) Software Tester
9 5 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
9 5 (5.56%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.56%) Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Process Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.00%) XML
2 6 (6.67%) CSS
2 6 (6.67%) HTML
2 6 (6.67%) J2EE
3 3 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (1.11%) Spring
4 1 (1.11%) J2SE
4 1 (1.11%) XSLT
4 1 (1.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.11%) Telematics
2 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) UNIX
3 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.89%) Scrum
3 14 (15.56%) Coaching
4 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 12 (13.33%) OO
5 12 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 10 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 9 (10.00%) Project Management
7 9 (10.00%) Line Management
8 8 (8.89%) SOA
8 8 (8.89%) ETL
8 8 (8.89%) Automated Testing
9 6 (6.67%) UML
9 6 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (6.67%) System Testing
9 6 (6.67%) Test Strategy
10 5 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.56%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (50.00%) SQL
2 19 (21.11%) Java
3 3 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (1.11%) Jython
4 1 (1.11%) Python
4 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (30.00%) ISEB
2 13 (14.44%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.89%) CSQE
4 1 (1.11%) CSQA
4 1 (1.11%) Degree
4 1 (1.11%) HND
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (4.44%) MKS
2 3 (3.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £30,367 to £41,754 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago