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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 65 11 39
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +28
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 76 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.80% 12.08% 3.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.09% 82.61% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 61 24
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
44 92 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 5.28% 14.63% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 39 73 73
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,180 £32,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Coventry

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 3 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 9 (39.13%) Project Planning
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) Retail
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) MS Project
3 6 (26.09%) Quality Management
3 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
3 6 (26.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Selenium
6 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
6 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (13.04%) XenApp
6 3 (13.04%) XenServer
6 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
6 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
6 3 (13.04%) Network Design
6 3 (13.04%) NUnit
6 3 (13.04%) .NET
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) C#
6 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
6 3 (13.04%) LAN
6 3 (13.04%) WAN
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 3 (13.04%) ISEB
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Project
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) NUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) InstallShield
4 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (34.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.70%) QA Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) QA Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) UX Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Build Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Clustering
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Project Planning
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) Quality Management
3 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
3 6 (26.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Network Design
4 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
4 3 (13.04%) Coaching
4 3 (13.04%) People Management
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Product Management
6 1 (4.35%) Information Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.04%) XenApp
1 3 (13.04%) XenServer
1 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) Avaya
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
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