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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 4.32% 2.17% 1.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.32% 22.92% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 9
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 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +5.26%
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
47 48 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 7.81% 9.45% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 39 36 31
Average salary £42,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £35,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 October 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Coventry

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 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 43 (47.78%) SQL
2 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (28.89%) Scrum
4 25 (27.78%) ISEB
5 24 (26.67%) Retail
6 20 (22.22%) Java
7 17 (18.89%) XML
8 13 (14.44%) ISTQB
8 13 (14.44%) Coaching
9 12 (13.33%) OO
10 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (12.22%) Mentoring
11 10 (11.11%) Software Testing
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%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (8.89%) Back Office
13 8 (8.89%) Automated Testing
14 7 (7.78%) German Language
14 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
14 7 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (7.78%) Windows
14 7 (7.78%) SOA
14 7 (7.78%) ETL
14 7 (7.78%) JUnit
14 7 (7.78%) Test Strategy
15 6 (6.67%) J2EE
15 6 (6.67%) Automotive

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Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
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 HR
1 1 (1.11%) SAP PP
1 1 (1.11%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) JUnit
2 4 (4.44%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.33%) Selenium
4 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.11%) Maven
5 1 (1.11%) FitNesse
General
1 24 (26.67%) Retail
2 8 (8.89%) Back Office
3 7 (7.78%) German Language
4 6 (6.67%) Automotive
5 4 (4.44%) Games
6 3 (3.33%) Marketing
7 2 (2.22%) Finance
8 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (18.89%) Tester
2 15 (16.67%) QA Manager
3 13 (14.44%) Project Manager
4 12 (13.33%) Quality Manager
4 12 (13.33%) Senior Tester
5 10 (11.11%) Development Project Manager
5 10 (11.11%) Development Manager
6 9 (10.00%) Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Test Manager
7 8 (8.89%) Test Leader
8 7 (7.78%) Software Development Project Manager
8 7 (7.78%) Software Manager
8 7 (7.78%) Software Project Manager
8 7 (7.78%) Software Development Manager
9 6 (6.67%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.67%) QA Leader
10 5 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
10 5 (5.56%) Software Tester
10 5 (5.56%) Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) XML
2 6 (6.67%) J2EE
3 5 (5.56%) CSS
3 5 (5.56%) HTML
4 3 (3.33%) .NET
5 1 (1.11%) Struts
5 1 (1.11%) XSLT
5 1 (1.11%) J2SE
5 1 (1.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.11%) User Experience
2 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.11%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.89%) Scrum
3 13 (14.44%) Coaching
4 12 (13.33%) OO
5 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.22%) Mentoring
6 10 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 10 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 9 (10.00%) Project Management
7 9 (10.00%) Line Management
8 8 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (8.89%) Automated Testing
9 7 (7.78%) SOA
9 7 (7.78%) ETL
9 7 (7.78%) Test Strategy
10 6 (6.67%) System Testing
11 5 (5.56%) Product Management
11 5 (5.56%) Automation Testing
11 5 (5.56%) UML
11 5 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (47.78%) SQL
2 20 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.11%) Python
4 1 (1.11%) Jython
Qualifications
1 25 (27.78%) ISEB
2 13 (14.44%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.89%) CSQE
4 2 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (1.11%) CSQA
5 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
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Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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