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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 41 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 6.96% 2.50% 3.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 61.19% 20.90% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 37 14 16
Average salary £43,000 £48,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.79% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
67 67 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 11.38% 11.96% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 56 55 58
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +25.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 28 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Coventry

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 50 (48.54%) SQL
2 31 (30.10%) ISEB
3 30 (29.13%) Retail
4 28 (27.18%) Scrum
5 26 (25.24%) XML
6 25 (24.27%) Java
7 22 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (18.45%) Software Testing
9 16 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (13.59%) Back Office
10 14 (13.59%) OO
10 14 (13.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (12.62%) CSQE
12 11 (10.68%) ISTQB
13 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
13 10 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (9.71%) SOA
13 10 (9.71%) ETL
13 10 (9.71%) HTML
14 9 (8.74%) JUnit
14 9 (8.74%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (8.74%) CSS
14 9 (8.74%) Tomcat
14 9 (8.74%) Windows
14 9 (8.74%) UML
14 9 (8.74%) WebSphere
14 9 (8.74%) German Language
14 9 (8.74%) Test Automation
15 8 (7.77%) Project Management
16 7 (6.80%) Games

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Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.74%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (8.74%) Tomcat
2 9 (8.74%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.91%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.97%) SAP PP
1 1 (0.97%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.97%) OLTP
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) JUnit
2 4 (3.88%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 30 (29.13%) Retail
2 14 (13.59%) Back Office
3 9 (8.74%) German Language
4 7 (6.80%) Games
5 6 (5.83%) Automotive
6 2 (1.94%) Finance
7 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (23.30%) QA Manager
2 18 (17.48%) Tester
3 15 (14.56%) Quality Manager
3 15 (14.56%) Project Manager
4 13 (12.62%) Developer
4 13 (12.62%) Development Manager
4 13 (12.62%) Development Project Manager
5 10 (9.71%) Senior Tester
5 10 (9.71%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Software Development Manager
6 9 (8.74%) Software Project Manager
6 9 (8.74%) Software Development Project Manager
6 9 (8.74%) Software Manager
7 8 (7.77%) Software Tester
7 8 (7.77%) Test Manager
7 8 (7.77%) Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Test Consultant
9 5 (4.85%) Agile Project Manager
10 4 (3.88%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.88%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.24%) XML
2 10 (9.71%) HTML
3 9 (8.74%) CSS
4 6 (5.83%) J2EE
5 3 (2.91%) .NET
6 1 (0.97%) J2SE
6 1 (0.97%) XSLT
6 1 (0.97%) Struts
6 1 (0.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.94%) Firmware
3 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.97%) Replication
3 1 (0.97%) Economics
3 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.74%) Windows
2 6 (5.83%) Linux
3 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.18%) Scrum
2 22 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (18.45%) Software Testing
4 16 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (13.59%) OO
5 14 (13.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (9.71%) SOA
6 10 (9.71%) ETL
7 9 (8.74%) UML
7 9 (8.74%) Test Automation
8 8 (7.77%) Project Management
9 7 (6.80%) Automated Testing
9 7 (6.80%) Test Strategy
10 6 (5.83%) TDD
10 6 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.83%) Performance Testing
11 5 (4.85%) Product Management
12 4 (3.88%) Test Management
12 4 (3.88%) System Testing
12 4 (3.88%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 50 (48.54%) SQL
2 25 (24.27%) Java
3 3 (2.91%) C#
4 2 (1.94%) Jython
4 2 (1.94%) Python
5 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (30.10%) ISEB
2 13 (12.62%) CSQE
3 11 (10.68%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.91%) CSQA
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.97%) Degree
5 1 (0.97%) MCITP
Vendors
1 4 (3.88%) MKS
2 3 (2.91%) Sitecore
2 3 (2.91%) SAP
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago