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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 3.13% - 26.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% - 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £32,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 12.50% 12.50% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 7
Median salary £50,000 £28,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+75.43% -5.00%
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

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 28 September 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