The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rugby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 18 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 1.85% 4.76% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £28,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
QA
Warwickshire

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 Rugby region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Rugby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 3.70% 4.76% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 9
Average salary £25,250 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 - £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Rugby region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

QA
Salary Trend in Rugby

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

QA Salary Trend in Rugby

QA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Rugby

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Rugby 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 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) SUSE
3 2 (40.00%) Log4j
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in Rugby by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Rugby 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 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Log4j
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Author
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) SUSE
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat