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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 55 24 47
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +23
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 39 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.99% 6.71% 2.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.02% 60.94% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 12
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
41 64 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 5.11% 11.02% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 39 54 52
Average salary £40,000 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £53,450 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Coventry

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) C#
3 11 (32.35%) .NET
4 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 8 (23.53%) Project Management
5 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 8 (23.53%) Web Services
5 8 (23.53%) Retail
5 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
5 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (20.59%) Degree
7 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (17.65%) Entity Framework
7 6 (17.65%) RESTful
7 6 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (17.65%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
8 5 (14.71%) Project Planning
9 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
9 4 (11.76%) Finance
9 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.76%) Selenium
9 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Coaching

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) LAN
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) NUnit
3 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (23.53%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Project Manager
2 8 (23.53%) Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.88%) QA Leader
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) Web Services
2 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
2 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (17.65%) RESTful
3 6 (17.65%) Entity Framework
3 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) jQuery
4 2 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Project Management
1 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
2 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (14.71%) Project Planning
4 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Quality Management
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.82%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.82%) Coaching
5 3 (8.82%) People Management
6 2 (5.88%) SDLC
6 2 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (5.88%) System Testing
6 2 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 11 (32.35%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.88%) XenApp
1 2 (5.88%) XenServer
1 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix
3 2 (5.88%) Avaya
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago