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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 59 30
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -29
Permanent jobs citing QA 39 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 5.10% 1.65% 5.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.15% 19.64% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 36 7 26
Average salary £43,250 £47,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.94% +39.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £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
81 56 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 10.59% 8.42% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 67 38 47
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +10.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 11 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Coventry

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 32 (42.67%) Retail
2 31 (41.33%) Java
3 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (29.33%) Software Testing
5 21 (28.00%) Scrum
6 16 (21.33%) Selenium
7 15 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 13 (17.33%) OO
9 12 (16.00%) Oracle
9 12 (16.00%) Functional Testing
9 12 (16.00%) Test Scripting
9 12 (16.00%) Test Automation
10 11 (14.67%) RSpec
10 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (14.67%) Manual Testing
10 11 (14.67%) Test Strategy
10 11 (14.67%) Cucumber
10 11 (14.67%) ISTQB
11 10 (13.33%) WATIR
11 10 (13.33%) XML
12 9 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (12.00%) QA Automation
12 9 (12.00%) BDD
12 9 (12.00%) Bash Shell
12 9 (12.00%) .NET
12 9 (12.00%) Ant
12 9 (12.00%) Perl
12 9 (12.00%) SQL
12 9 (12.00%) Ruby
12 9 (12.00%) TDD

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Bluemix
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Selenium
2 11 (14.67%) Cucumber
2 11 (14.67%) RSpec
3 10 (13.33%) WATIR
4 9 (12.00%) Ant
5 8 (10.67%) Eclipse
5 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
5 8 (10.67%) Hudson
5 8 (10.67%) IntelliJ
5 8 (10.67%) Jenkins
5 8 (10.67%) JIRA
5 8 (10.67%) Maven
5 8 (10.67%) Mercurial
6 4 (5.33%) NUnit
7 3 (4.00%) Concordion
8 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (42.67%) Retail
2 6 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.67%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Publishing
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Analyst
2 21 (28.00%) Project Manager
3 17 (22.67%) QA Analyst
3 17 (22.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 17 (22.67%) Test Analyst
4 15 (20.00%) Software Analyst
4 15 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 14 (18.67%) Automation Analyst
5 14 (18.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 14 (18.67%) Developer
6 13 (17.33%) Development Manager
7 11 (14.67%) QA Engineer
7 11 (14.67%) Test Engineer
8 10 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
9 9 (12.00%) Development Project Manager
9 9 (12.00%) Java Developer
10 8 (10.67%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (10.67%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (9.33%) QA Automation Engineer
11 7 (9.33%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) XML
2 9 (12.00%) .NET
3 8 (10.67%) Hibernate
3 8 (10.67%) JMS
3 8 (10.67%) REST
3 8 (10.67%) SOAP
3 8 (10.67%) Spring
4 5 (6.67%) Web Services
5 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (5.33%) RESTful
6 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.67%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.67%) HTML
6 2 (2.67%) JSON
7 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.33%) CSS
7 1 (1.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Linux
2 4 (5.33%) Android
2 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.33%) Software Testing
3 21 (28.00%) Scrum
4 15 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 13 (17.33%) OO
6 12 (16.00%) Functional Testing
6 12 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 12 (16.00%) Test Scripting
7 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.67%) Manual Testing
7 11 (14.67%) Test Strategy
8 9 (12.00%) BDD
8 9 (12.00%) QA Automation
8 9 (12.00%) TDD
9 8 (10.67%) Automation Testing
10 5 (6.67%) OOP
11 4 (5.33%) Coaching
11 4 (5.33%) Performance Management
11 4 (5.33%) SDLC
11 4 (5.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) Java
2 9 (12.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (12.00%) Perl
2 9 (12.00%) Ruby
2 9 (12.00%) SQL
3 7 (9.33%) C#
4 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.67%) Python
6 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) ISTQB
2 9 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) ISEB
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) SAP
3 2 (2.67%) Kony
3 2 (2.67%) Xamarin
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago