The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 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 Dudley region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 10.71% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 17.86% 3.23% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 9
Average salary £25,500 £18,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -40.00%
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 Dudley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Dudley region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) QMS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) IIS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) OLTP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Junior
3 2 (33.33%) Junior Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) QMS
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft