The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -13
Permanent jobs citing QA 58 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 9.25% 3.20% 3.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 70.73% 19.82% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 52 20 12
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
82 111 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 13.08% 16.16% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 70 73 52
Average salary £44,500 £48,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.71% +39.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Coventry

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (47.62%) SQL
2 33 (31.43%) Retail
3 30 (28.57%) XML
4 28 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (25.71%) ISEB
6 26 (24.76%) Java
7 25 (23.81%) Scrum
8 21 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 18 (17.14%) CSQE
10 16 (15.24%) OO
10 16 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (13.33%) Back Office
11 14 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (10.48%) HTML
12 11 (10.48%) German Language
13 10 (9.52%) SharePoint
13 10 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (9.52%) SOA
13 10 (9.52%) ETL
14 9 (8.57%) Tomcat
14 9 (8.57%) UML
14 9 (8.57%) JUnit
14 9 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (8.57%) CSS
14 9 (8.57%) WebSphere
15 8 (7.62%) Test Automation
15 8 (7.62%) Windows
16 7 (6.67%) Games
16 7 (6.67%) Project Management
16 7 (6.67%) ISTQB

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Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 9 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.86%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP HCM
1 1 (0.95%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.95%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.95%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) JUnit
2 4 (3.81%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.90%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
General
1 33 (31.43%) Retail
2 14 (13.33%) Back Office
3 11 (10.48%) German Language
4 7 (6.67%) Games
5 6 (5.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Finance
6 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (28.57%) QA Manager
2 16 (15.24%) Project Manager
2 16 (15.24%) Quality Manager
3 15 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 15 (14.29%) Tester
3 15 (14.29%) Development Project Manager
4 14 (13.33%) Developer
5 11 (10.48%) Software Project Manager
5 11 (10.48%) Software Development Manager
5 11 (10.48%) Software Development Project Manager
5 11 (10.48%) Software Manager
6 10 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 9 (8.57%) Test Manager
7 9 (8.57%) Software Tester
8 8 (7.62%) Consultant
9 6 (5.71%) Test Consultant
9 6 (5.71%) Senior Tester
10 5 (4.76%) Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) Agile Project Manager
11 4 (3.81%) Process Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.57%) XML
2 11 (10.48%) HTML
3 9 (8.57%) CSS
4 5 (4.76%) J2EE
5 4 (3.81%) .NET
6 1 (0.95%) Spring
6 1 (0.95%) LINQ
6 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.95%) Struts
6 1 (0.95%) Web Services
6 1 (0.95%) XSLT
6 1 (0.95%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.90%) Firmware
3 1 (0.95%) Replication
3 1 (0.95%) Economics
3 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.62%) Windows
2 5 (4.76%) Linux
3 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.81%) Scrum
3 21 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 16 (15.24%) OO
4 16 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (9.52%) SOA
6 10 (9.52%) ETL
7 9 (8.57%) UML
8 8 (7.62%) Test Automation
9 7 (6.67%) Project Management
9 7 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 6 (5.71%) TDD
10 6 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.71%) Test Strategy
11 4 (3.81%) CMMI
11 4 (3.81%) Performance Testing
11 4 (3.81%) Test Management
11 4 (3.81%) Product Management
11 4 (3.81%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (47.62%) SQL
2 26 (24.76%) Java
3 4 (3.81%) C#
4 1 (0.95%) Jython
4 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.95%) VB
4 1 (0.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (25.71%) ISEB
2 18 (17.14%) CSQE
3 7 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.71%) CSQA
5 1 (0.95%) MCITP
5 1 (0.95%) Degree
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (3.81%) MKS
2 3 (2.86%) Sitecore
2 3 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Pension, Private Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, 25 days per annum
Posted: 26 days ago