The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.32% 3.59% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.35% 37.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
23 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 7.35% 9.56% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 6
Median salary £41,250 £36,750 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% +47.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £19,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Shropshire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -12 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (58.33%) Defect Management
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Scala
4 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 4 (33.33%) Node.js
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) JIRA
4 4 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (33.33%) User Stories
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) QA Automation
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) Programme Governance

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Alfresco
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Magnolia
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
1 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Tester
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
1 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Wicket
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Tapestry
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Defect Management
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) QA Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) COBOL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Escenic
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