The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 21 15
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - 1.22% 9.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 12.50% 53.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.43% -
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 Shropshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 8 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.77% 9.76% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 22
Average salary £25,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

QA
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

QA Salary Trend in Shropshire