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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 36 43 70
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +27
Permanent jobs citing QA 23 40 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 4.19% 5.03% 0.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.07% 43.48% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 5
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £30,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
56 92 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 10.20% 11.56% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 47 73 40
Median salary £47,750 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,750 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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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

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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 26 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Coventry

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (66.67%) Java
3 20 (41.67%) Scrum
4 19 (39.58%) SDLC
5 15 (31.25%) TDD
6 14 (29.17%) Retail
6 14 (29.17%) OO
7 13 (27.08%) Project Management
7 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (22.92%) Finance
8 11 (22.92%) CRM
8 11 (22.92%) People Management
8 11 (22.92%) Line Management
9 10 (20.83%) Project Governance
9 10 (20.83%) Regression Testing
9 10 (20.83%) Velocity
10 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 8 (16.67%) ISTQB
12 7 (14.58%) User Stories
12 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
12 7 (14.58%) Selenium
12 7 (14.58%) Degree
12 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
12 7 (14.58%) SQL
13 6 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
13 6 (12.50%) Performance Testing
13 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
14 5 (10.42%) SoapUI
14 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
14 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software

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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 2 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) HTTPS
1 2 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.08%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (2.08%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Selenium
2 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.42%) SoapUI
4 4 (8.33%) Concordion
4 4 (8.33%) JIRA
5 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.25%) JMeter
5 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.17%) FitNesse
6 2 (4.17%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.17%) Ranorex
6 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.17%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.08%) Hudson
7 1 (2.08%) RSpec
7 1 (2.08%) Subversion
7 1 (2.08%) WATIR
General
1 14 (29.17%) Retail
2 11 (22.92%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Analyst
2 13 (27.08%) Project Manager
3 12 (25.00%) Development Manager
3 12 (25.00%) Development Project Manager
3 12 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Agile Development Manager
4 8 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
5 6 (12.50%) QA Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Quality Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Software Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.25%) QA Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Software QA Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) Velocity
2 4 (8.33%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) SOAP
4 2 (4.17%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.17%) RESTful
4 2 (4.17%) Web Services
4 2 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Unix
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Scrum
3 19 (39.58%) SDLC
4 15 (31.25%) TDD
5 14 (29.17%) OO
6 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (27.08%) Project Management
7 11 (22.92%) CRM
7 11 (22.92%) Line Management
7 11 (22.92%) People Management
8 10 (20.83%) Project Governance
8 10 (20.83%) Regression Testing
9 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
9 7 (14.58%) User Stories
10 6 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (10.42%) ITSM
11 5 (10.42%) Service Management
11 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (14.58%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) PHP
3 2 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby
4 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 7 (14.58%) Degree
3 5 (10.42%) ISEB
3 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) CSQA
6 1 (2.08%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) Cognos
4 1 (2.08%) F5
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Informatica
4 1 (2.08%) Juniper
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago