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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 23 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 7.36% 6.30% 4.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.88% 39.47% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 14
Median salary £31,000 £32,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -2.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
34 38 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 13.18% 15.97% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 24
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,300 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +4.76%

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 10 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Solihull

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) Scrum
3 15 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (48.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 10 (40.00%) Functional Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Automation Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
6 9 (36.00%) SQL
7 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Finance
7 8 (32.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Agile Testing
8 7 (28.00%) System Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Smoke Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Workflow
8 7 (28.00%) Workflow Management
8 7 (28.00%) Web Services
9 6 (24.00%) Banking
9 6 (24.00%) Robot Framework
9 6 (24.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (12.00%) TDD
11 3 (12.00%) MVC
11 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
11 3 (12.00%) BDD

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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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (24.00%) Robot Framework
3 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) NUnit
5 1 (4.00%) PHPUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Analyst
2 15 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Software Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
5 4 (16.00%) Web Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Web Test Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) QA Leader
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Product Owner
7 2 (8.00%) Programmer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Product Owner
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Programme Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (4.00%) Head of Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Lead Programmer
8 1 (4.00%) Lead Software Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Lead Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) LAMP
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) WAMP
3 1 (4.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) AS400
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) Scrum
3 15 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (48.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Automation Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Agile Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Smoke Testing
8 7 (28.00%) System Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Workflow
8 7 (28.00%) Workflow Management
9 6 (24.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (12.00%) BDD
11 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) IBM
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