The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - 3
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley - - 30.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
13 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 37.14% 38.10% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 3
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 16 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft