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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 70 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 36 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.72% 7.05% 5.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% 52.17% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 33 36
Average salary £52,500 £44,000 £35,531
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% +23.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
45 69 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 6.47% 13.50% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 35 57 86
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 3 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 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (19.23%) Line Management
4 5 (19.23%) Quality Management
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 4 (15.38%) Retail
5 4 (15.38%) Data Management
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 4 (15.38%) Selenium
5 4 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) JUnit
6 3 (11.54%) MS Project
7 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
7 2 (7.69%) ISEB

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Project
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SMS
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) JUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
1 6 (23.08%) Test Leader
1 6 (23.08%) QA Leader
2 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Campaign Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Campaign Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Tester
5 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.85%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 4 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Telematics
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) Quality Management
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (19.23%) Line Management
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Data Management
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) VCP4
2 1 (3.85%) HND
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) XenApp
1 1 (3.85%) XenServer
1 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) Avaya
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
QA Limited
Salary: £288.38 per week
Posted: 7 days ago