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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 63 16 49
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +33
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 61 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.55% 9.78% 3.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.21% 71.76% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 53 22
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
38 85 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 4.54% 13.62% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 35 71 75
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,180 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £56,450 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Coventry

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Project Management
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) C#
3 8 (27.59%) .NET
3 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
4 7 (24.14%) Retail
5 6 (20.69%) Project Planning
5 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
6 5 (17.24%) Degree
6 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
6 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
6 5 (17.24%) Web Services
7 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
7 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
7 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
7 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
7 4 (13.79%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) MS Project
7 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.79%) Selenium
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.79%) RESTful
7 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (13.79%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (13.79%) Entity Framework

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Selenium
2 3 (10.34%) NUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) InstallShield
4 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (24.14%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
3 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.90%) QA Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
2 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (13.79%) RESTful
3 4 (13.79%) Entity Framework
3 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) Project Planning
2 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
3 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
3 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.79%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
4 3 (10.34%) Coaching
4 3 (10.34%) People Management
4 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.90%) System Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Network Design
5 2 (6.90%) Logistics
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.90%) XenApp
1 2 (6.90%) XenServer
1 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Avaya
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
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