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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 29 17 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Permanent jobs citing QA 17 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 6.03% 8.46% 1.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.46% 55.00% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 6
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 £30,600 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
41 40 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 14.54% 15.38% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 20
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £34,000 £20,248
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

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 23 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Solihull

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (71.43%) Scrum
3 20 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (42.86%) Finance
5 13 (37.14%) Banking
5 13 (37.14%) Robot Framework
5 13 (37.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 11 (31.43%) Automation Testing
6 11 (31.43%) Regression Testing
6 11 (31.43%) SQL
7 9 (25.71%) Functional Testing
7 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
7 9 (25.71%) Automated Testing
8 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
8 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
8 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (20.00%) System Testing
10 6 (17.14%) Workflow Management
10 6 (17.14%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (17.14%) Agile Testing
10 6 (17.14%) Web Services
10 6 (17.14%) Workflow
10 6 (17.14%) Smoke Testing
11 4 (11.43%) Selenium
11 4 (11.43%) BDD
11 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
12 3 (8.57%) Project Management
12 3 (8.57%) .NET
12 3 (8.57%) C#

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 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Robot Framework
2 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.43%) Selenium
4 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) NUnit
6 1 (2.86%) PHPUnit
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Analyst
2 20 (57.14%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Software Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Web Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Web Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) QA Leader
5 3 (8.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Product Owner
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Product Owner
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) HTML5
4 1 (2.86%) LAMP
4 1 (2.86%) Middleware
4 1 (2.86%) RESTful
4 1 (2.86%) SOAP
4 1 (2.86%) WAMP
4 1 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) AS400
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Derivative
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (71.43%) Scrum
3 20 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (37.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 11 (31.43%) Automation Testing
5 11 (31.43%) Regression Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Automated Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Functional Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
7 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
7 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
8 7 (20.00%) System Testing
9 6 (17.14%) Agile Testing
9 6 (17.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (17.14%) Smoke Testing
9 6 (17.14%) Workflow
9 6 (17.14%) Workflow Management
10 4 (11.43%) BDD
10 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
11 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) IBM
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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