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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - 32
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - - 3.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +2.63%
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
13 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.75% 4.46% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 12
Average salary £28,750 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.76% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £55,000 £33,450
10% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £59,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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

QA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 12 (100.00%) ISEB
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
1 12 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 12 (100.00%) Scrum
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Banking
1 12 (100.00%) Retail
1 12 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 8 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) SoapUI

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
1 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
1 12 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 12 (100.00%) Banking
1 12 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Test Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Scrum
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) ISEB
2 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 8 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago