The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 37 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 6.70% 3.11% 1.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 49.33% 23.81% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 6
Average salary £47,500 £35,531 £56,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.68% -36.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,900 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
75 84 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 13.59% 13.06% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 59 76 28
Average salary £50,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Coventry

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (37.84%) Retail
2 27 (36.49%) Java
3 26 (35.14%) Scrum
4 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (31.08%) OO
6 17 (22.97%) SQL
7 15 (20.27%) XML
8 14 (18.92%) German Language
9 13 (17.57%) Test Scripting
9 13 (17.57%) Software Testing
9 13 (17.57%) Automated Testing
10 11 (14.86%) ISEB
11 10 (13.51%) Internet
11 10 (13.51%) PHP
11 10 (13.51%) Selenium
12 9 (12.16%) Project Management
13 8 (10.81%) J2EE
14 7 (9.46%) Product Management
15 6 (8.11%) HTML
16 5 (6.76%) CSQA
16 5 (6.76%) TDD
17 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
17 4 (5.41%) Back Office
17 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
17 4 (5.41%) CSS
17 4 (5.41%) ITIL
17 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
17 4 (5.41%) Windows
17 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
17 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
1 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Selenium
2 3 (4.05%) JUnit
3 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
General
1 28 (37.84%) Retail
2 14 (18.92%) German Language
3 4 (5.41%) Back Office
4 2 (2.70%) Games
4 2 (2.70%) Finance
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Project Manager
1 21 (28.38%) Development Manager
1 21 (28.38%) Development Project Manager
2 16 (21.62%) QA Manager
3 15 (20.27%) Software Development Manager
3 15 (20.27%) Software Project Manager
3 15 (20.27%) Software Development Project Manager
3 15 (20.27%) Software Manager
4 14 (18.92%) Tester
5 10 (13.51%) QA Tester
6 7 (9.46%) Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Agile Project Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Quality Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Quality Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Environment Manager
10 2 (2.70%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) XML
2 8 (10.81%) J2EE
3 6 (8.11%) HTML
4 4 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (2.70%) JSP
5 2 (2.70%) Servlets
5 2 (2.70%) .NET
6 1 (1.35%) XSLT
6 1 (1.35%) J2SE
6 1 (1.35%) Swing
6 1 (1.35%) Struts
6 1 (1.35%) Web Services
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.35%) EJB
6 1 (1.35%) LINQ
6 1 (1.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.35%) Replication
2 1 (1.35%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Scrum
2 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (31.08%) OO
4 13 (17.57%) Test Scripting
4 13 (17.57%) Software Testing
4 13 (17.57%) Automated Testing
5 9 (12.16%) Project Management
6 7 (9.46%) Product Management
7 5 (6.76%) TDD
8 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.41%) ITIL
8 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.05%) Change Control
9 3 (4.05%) UML
9 3 (4.05%) Performance Testing
9 3 (4.05%) Manual Testing
10 2 (2.70%) Change Management
10 2 (2.70%) SOA
10 2 (2.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) Java
2 17 (22.97%) SQL
3 10 (13.51%) PHP
4 2 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.35%) Python
5 1 (1.35%) C
5 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.35%) VB
5 1 (1.35%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) ISEB
2 5 (6.76%) CSQA
3 2 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.35%) MCITP
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.35%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (1.35%) IBM
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle
1 1 (1.35%) SAP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago