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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 57 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 34 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.74% 6.22% 6.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.30% 59.65% 51.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 36
Average salary £47,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.70% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £25,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
57 57 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 9.00% 10.42% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 40 43 60
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 29 January 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Coventry

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Scrum
3 10 (27.78%) SQL
4 8 (22.22%) Project Management
5 7 (19.44%) Line Management
6 6 (16.67%) Java
6 6 (16.67%) ISEB
6 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 5 (13.89%) Retail
7 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
7 5 (13.89%) Quality Management
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 4 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 4 (11.11%) Selenium
8 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
8 4 (11.11%) Data Management
8 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) TDD
9 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.33%) J2EE
9 3 (8.33%) JUnit
9 3 (8.33%) OO
9 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SMS
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Selenium
2 3 (8.33%) JUnit
3 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.78%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (13.89%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Test Leader
2 6 (16.67%) QA Leader
2 6 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 6 (16.67%) Tester
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Campaign Manager
5 2 (5.56%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (5.56%) Campaign Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.56%) QA Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Quality Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.78%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 4 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Scrum
3 8 (22.22%) Project Management
4 7 (19.44%) Line Management
5 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.89%) Quality Management
5 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.11%) Data Management
6 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) TDD
7 3 (8.33%) OO
7 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) Jython
3 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) ISEB
1 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) HND
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.78%) XenApp
1 1 (2.78%) XenServer
1 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix
2 1 (2.78%) Avaya
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco
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