The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.05% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £25,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
Job Titles Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
275 221 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 95.82% 89.11% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 168 155 114
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,050 £51,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
QA Tester
West Midlands

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Solihull

QA Tester
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull region that cited QA Tester in their job title 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 with QA Tester in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Telerik
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull region that cited QA Tester in their job title 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 with QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Telerik
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft