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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - 12
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley - - 6.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +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
2 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 9.09% 8.89% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Median salary £30,750 £27,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.81% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,150 £26,500 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.29%

QA
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

QA
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

QA
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

QA
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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Business Test Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft