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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 67 26 50
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +24
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.95% 5.78% 3.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.22% 44.78% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 25
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £36,061
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +31.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
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
46 67 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 6.22% 12.91% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 39 54 84
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
1 7 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 6 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Management
3 5 (23.81%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
3 5 (23.81%) Retail
3 5 (23.81%) MS Project
4 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (19.05%) Data Management
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (19.05%) Selenium
4 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (19.05%) Line Management
4 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) JUnit
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Project
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Test Leader
1 6 (28.57%) QA Leader
2 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Quality Manager
5 1 (4.76%) QA Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
1 4 (19.05%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
1 7 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 6 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 5 (23.81%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Management
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (19.05%) Line Management
4 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
4 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) Data Management
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) HND
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
1 1 (4.76%) XenServer
1 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) Avaya
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
BAE Systems
Salary: Circa £43,000+ (depending on experience)
Posted: 10 days ago