The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 30 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.45% 4.66% 2.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.32% 35.14% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 6
Median salary £47,500 £32,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+48.43% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £50,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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 Solihull region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
37 37 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 22.42% 13.26% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 32 35 20
Median salary £46,000 £32,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of job ads across the Solihull region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

QA
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

QA Salary Trend in Solihull

QA
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Solihull

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Solihull region with a requirement for QA.

1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Scrum
3 12 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 11 (61.11%) Test Scripting
4 11 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (61.11%) Functional Testing
4 11 (61.11%) Automation Testing
5 10 (55.56%) Agile Testing
5 10 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
5 10 (55.56%) Manual Testing
5 10 (55.56%) Automated Testing
5 10 (55.56%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
7 7 (38.89%) Web Services
8 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
8 6 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
8 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
8 6 (33.33%) System Testing
9 5 (27.78%) Workflow
10 4 (22.22%) TDD
10 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
10 4 (22.22%) Workflow Management
11 3 (16.67%) BDD
11 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 3 (16.67%) Degree
11 3 (16.67%) MVC

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Software Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Software Test Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) Test Leader
5 4 (22.22%) Lead Tester
5 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (22.22%) Senior Software Tester
5 4 (22.22%) Senior Tester
5 4 (22.22%) Software Tester
5 4 (22.22%) Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Programmer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Programme Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) LAMP
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) WAMP
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) AS400
3 1 (5.56%) Derivative
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Scrum
3 12 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 11 (61.11%) Automation Testing
4 11 (61.11%) Functional Testing
4 11 (61.11%) Test Scripting
4 11 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (55.56%) Agile Testing
5 10 (55.56%) Automated Testing
5 10 (55.56%) Manual Testing
5 10 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
7 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
7 6 (33.33%) System Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Workflow
9 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
9 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (22.22%) TDD
9 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) IBM
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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