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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 49 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 6.52% 3.94% 5.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 48.39% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 46 30 26
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -0.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £39,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
98 62 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 13.05% 8.15% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 76 59 50
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -0.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 24 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Coventry

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 55 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (55.84%) Scrum
3 35 (45.45%) Retail
4 27 (35.06%) E-Commerce
4 27 (35.06%) User Stories
4 27 (35.06%) Wireframes
5 23 (29.87%) Finance
6 22 (28.57%) Project Management
6 22 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (25.97%) Legal
7 20 (25.97%) User Experience
8 17 (22.08%) OO
9 16 (20.78%) Mentoring
10 14 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (18.18%) Java
11 11 (14.29%) Degree
12 10 (12.99%) Business Analysis
12 10 (12.99%) Regression Testing
13 8 (10.39%) MySQL
13 8 (10.39%) PHP
13 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
13 8 (10.39%) TDD
13 8 (10.39%) Exploratory Testing
14 7 (9.09%) Prototyping
14 7 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (9.09%) Test Strategy
14 7 (9.09%) Data Protection
14 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
14 7 (9.09%) HTML5
14 7 (9.09%) CSS3

QA
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 7 (9.09%) Drupal
2 2 (2.60%) Confluence
2 2 (2.60%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
2 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) HTTPS
1 2 (2.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) MySQL
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) SQLite
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.30%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (1.30%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Cucumber
2 5 (6.49%) JIRA
2 5 (6.49%) Selenium
3 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.19%) Mercurial
3 4 (5.19%) RSpec
4 3 (3.90%) Ant
4 3 (3.90%) Concordion
4 3 (3.90%) Hudson
4 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.90%) WATIR
5 2 (2.60%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.30%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
General
1 35 (45.45%) Retail
2 23 (29.87%) Finance
3 20 (25.97%) Legal
4 7 (9.09%) Marketing
5 2 (2.60%) Games
6 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (54.55%) Analyst
2 20 (25.97%) Business Analyst
3 16 (20.78%) Project Manager
4 15 (19.48%) Development Manager
4 15 (19.48%) Development Project Manager
4 15 (19.48%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (15.58%) Developer
6 11 (14.29%) Test Analyst
7 10 (12.99%) Senior Business Analyst
8 8 (10.39%) QA Analyst
9 7 (9.09%) PHP Developer
10 6 (7.79%) PMO Analyst
11 5 (6.49%) QA Test Analyst
12 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce Developer
12 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
12 4 (5.19%) Software Analyst
13 3 (3.90%) Automation Test Analyst
13 3 (3.90%) HTML CSS Developer
13 3 (3.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 3 (3.90%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) CSS
1 7 (9.09%) CSS3
1 7 (9.09%) HTML
1 7 (9.09%) HTML5
1 7 (9.09%) jQuery
1 7 (9.09%) LAMP
2 3 (3.90%) REST
2 3 (3.90%) SOAP
3 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.60%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.60%) Spring
3 2 (2.60%) XML
4 1 (1.30%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) User Experience
2 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (55.84%) Scrum
3 27 (35.06%) E-Commerce
3 27 (35.06%) User Stories
3 27 (35.06%) Wireframes
4 22 (28.57%) Project Management
4 22 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (22.08%) OO
6 16 (20.78%) Mentoring
7 14 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (12.99%) Business Analysis
8 10 (12.99%) Regression Testing
9 8 (10.39%) Exploratory Testing
9 8 (10.39%) TDD
10 7 (9.09%) Data Protection
10 7 (9.09%) Prototyping
10 7 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 7 (9.09%) Test Strategy
10 7 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.18%) Java
2 8 (10.39%) PHP
3 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.90%) Perl
4 3 (3.90%) Ruby
5 2 (2.60%) C++
5 2 (2.60%) SQL
6 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 7 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.19%) ISEB
5 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) APMP
6 1 (1.30%) CSQA
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (3.90%) SAP
2 2 (2.60%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.60%) Cognos
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.30%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.30%) IBM
3 1 (1.30%) Informatica
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £26k - 53k per year
Posted: 15 days ago