The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Redditch region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 10.20% 1.23% 1.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 83.33% 50.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
QA
Worcestershire

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 Redditch region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 12.24% 2.47% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £45,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

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Salary Trend in Redditch

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

QA Salary Trend in Redditch

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Redditch region with a requirement for QA.

1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) XHTML
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) Firebug
1 8 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium

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Top Related IT Skills in Redditch 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 8 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 8 (100.00%) Firebug
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL