The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.82% 2.82% 3.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 65.22% 24.24% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 6
Average salary £33,250 £25,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.00% -36.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £32,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
23 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 7.40% 11.62% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 15
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £18,500 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 November 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Solihull

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 14 (60.87%) Business Analysis
2 11 (47.83%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) .NET
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
5 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
5 6 (26.09%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) MDX
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) VB
6 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
6 5 (21.74%) C++
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (17.39%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) Selenium
7 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
7 4 (17.39%) DevExpress
7 4 (17.39%) MCPD
7 4 (17.39%) BDD
7 4 (17.39%) Red Gate
7 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
8 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
8 3 (13.04%) ISEB
9 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Broadband
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.35%) Ranorex
3 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Development Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Report Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Software Development Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Software Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.70%) QA Leader
5 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Product Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 5 (21.74%) MDX
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) XSD
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.35%) Silverlight
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Business Analysis
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.35%) Content Management
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL
8 1 (4.35%) UML
8 1 (4.35%) OO
8 1 (4.35%) CRM
8 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) VB
3 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
3 5 (21.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (17.39%) MCPD
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) DevExpress
2 4 (17.39%) Red Gate
3 1 (4.35%) BT
3 1 (4.35%) Telerik
3 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu
Solihull
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago