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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 23 20 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 20 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 8.10% 7.02% 3.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.63% 47.06% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 12
Median salary £31,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%

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
38 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 15.38% 14.91% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 24
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £27,500 £20,248
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 19 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Solihull

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (73.33%) Scrum
3 19 (63.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (43.33%) Finance
5 11 (36.67%) Banking
5 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
5 11 (36.67%) Robot Framework
5 11 (36.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 9 (30.00%) Functional Testing
6 9 (30.00%) Automation Testing
6 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
7 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (23.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Agile Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Web Services
9 6 (20.00%) Workflow
9 6 (20.00%) Workflow Management
9 6 (20.00%) System Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
11 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
11 3 (10.00%) BDD
11 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
11 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (10.00%) TDD

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Robot Framework
2 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.67%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) NUnit
5 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Analyst
2 19 (63.33%) Test Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Software Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Test Leader
5 4 (13.33%) Web Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Web Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) QA Leader
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Product Owner
7 2 (6.67%) Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Product Owner
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Programme Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (3.33%) Head of Delivery
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Programmer
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) LAMP
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) RESTful
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) WAMP
3 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) AS400
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Derivative
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (73.33%) Scrum
3 19 (63.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
5 9 (30.00%) Automation Testing
5 9 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Agile Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
8 6 (20.00%) System Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Workflow
8 6 (20.00%) Workflow Management
9 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.00%) BDD
10 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) IBM
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