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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.10% 4.64% 1.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.82% 54.17% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 4
Median salary £33,500 £32,500 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% +7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £40,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
22 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 9.73% 8.57% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 9
Median salary £65,000 £33,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+92.59% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Automated Testing
2 16 (59.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (55.56%) Manual Testing
3 15 (55.56%) Scrum
4 12 (44.44%) Automation Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
5 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
6 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 8 (29.63%) Web Services
7 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (25.93%) Security Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Selenium
9 6 (22.22%) Compatibility Testing
9 6 (22.22%) TestNG
9 6 (22.22%) MVC
9 6 (22.22%) Workflow
9 6 (22.22%) MySQL
9 6 (22.22%) Appium
9 6 (22.22%) SpecFlow
9 6 (22.22%) JBehave
9 6 (22.22%) WebDriver
9 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
10 5 (18.52%) Agile Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
10 5 (18.52%) ISEB
10 5 (18.52%) LAMP
10 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
2 6 (22.22%) Appium
2 6 (22.22%) JBehave
2 6 (22.22%) Selenium
2 6 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 6 (22.22%) TestNG
2 6 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.81%) NUnit
3 4 (14.81%) PHPUnit
4 3 (11.11%) NeoLoad
5 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) QA Leader
2 10 (37.04%) Test Leader
3 8 (29.63%) Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Junior
5 4 (14.81%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Junior QA Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Junior Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) LAMP Developer
5 4 (14.81%) QA Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Software Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Software Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Web Services
2 5 (18.52%) LAMP
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 4 (14.81%) RESTful
3 4 (14.81%) SOAP
4 2 (7.41%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) Ajax
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
3 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Automated Testing
2 16 (59.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (55.56%) Manual Testing
3 15 (55.56%) Scrum
4 12 (44.44%) Automation Testing
5 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
6 7 (25.93%) Security Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Compatibility Testing
7 6 (22.22%) MVC
7 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 6 (22.22%) Workflow
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
8 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
9 4 (14.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISEB
2 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) HP
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Dynatrace
2 1 (3.70%) New Relic
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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