The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 59 12
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -47
Permanent jobs citing QA 28 16 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.96% 1.97% 11.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.44% 37.21% 82.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 60
Median salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £41,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
71 43 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 10.04% 5.30% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 49 38 72
Median salary £51,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,180 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Coventry

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for QA.

1 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.33%) Finance
3 20 (26.67%) Scrum
4 19 (25.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (25.33%) OO
5 17 (22.67%) Project Management
6 16 (21.33%) MS Excel
6 16 (21.33%) Java
6 16 (21.33%) Data Protection
7 15 (20.00%) HTML5
7 15 (20.00%) Web Development
7 15 (20.00%) Degree
7 15 (20.00%) Drupal
7 15 (20.00%) SQLite
7 15 (20.00%) jQuery
7 15 (20.00%) Marketing
7 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (20.00%) HTML
7 15 (20.00%) PHP
7 15 (20.00%) MySQL
7 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (20.00%) CSS
7 15 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 15 (20.00%) LAMP
7 15 (20.00%) CSS3
7 15 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (20.00%) Wireframes
7 15 (20.00%) Prototyping
8 13 (17.33%) Software Testing
9 12 (16.00%) Retail

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Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 15 (20.00%) Drupal
2 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (21.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) MySQL
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (20.00%) SQLite
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (4.00%) RSpec
1 3 (4.00%) Selenium
1 3 (4.00%) WATIR
2 2 (2.67%) Ant
2 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.67%) Hudson
2 2 (2.67%) IntelliJ
2 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.67%) JIRA
2 2 (2.67%) Maven
2 2 (2.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.33%) Concordion
General
1 22 (29.33%) Finance
2 15 (20.00%) Marketing
3 12 (16.00%) Retail
4 9 (12.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Developer
2 20 (26.67%) Analyst
3 18 (24.00%) Development Manager
3 18 (24.00%) Development Project Manager
3 18 (24.00%) Project Manager
4 15 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 11 (14.67%) QA Analyst
6 10 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
6 10 (13.33%) Test Analyst
7 9 (12.00%) Software Analyst
8 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce Developer
8 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
8 8 (10.67%) Process Manager
8 8 (10.67%) SAP Manager
8 8 (10.67%) Software Test Analyst
9 7 (9.33%) HTML CSS Developer
9 7 (9.33%) HTML Developer
9 7 (9.33%) MySQL Developer
9 7 (9.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 7 (9.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.00%) CSS
1 15 (20.00%) CSS3
1 15 (20.00%) HTML
1 15 (20.00%) HTML5
1 15 (20.00%) jQuery
1 15 (20.00%) LAMP
2 4 (5.33%) Hibernate
2 4 (5.33%) Spring
3 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.67%) JMS
3 2 (2.67%) REST
3 2 (2.67%) SOAP
3 2 (2.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.67%) Scrum
3 19 (25.33%) OO
3 19 (25.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (22.67%) Project Management
5 16 (21.33%) Data Protection
6 15 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 15 (20.00%) Prototyping
6 15 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (20.00%) Web Development
6 15 (20.00%) Wireframes
7 13 (17.33%) Software Testing
8 10 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 10 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 9 (12.00%) Functional Testing
9 9 (12.00%) Manual Testing
10 8 (10.67%) BPR
10 8 (10.67%) Change Management
11 7 (9.33%) Test Scripting
12 4 (5.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) Java
2 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.67%) C++
3 2 (2.67%) Perl
3 2 (2.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.33%) ISEB
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) SAP
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + pension + private medical care
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £26k - 39.5k per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: £excellent + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago