The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 14 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 3.13% - 15.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% - 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Median salary £32,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Dudley region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 9.38% 8.33% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Median salary £32,500 £31,250 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +12.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £28,250 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £30,000 £34,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

The demand trend of job ads across the Dudley region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

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Salary Trend in Dudley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Dudley region.

QA Salary Trend in Dudley

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Top 6 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dudley region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

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Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) UAT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft