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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.91% 2.87% 2.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 40.91% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 2
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £38,000 £24,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
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
12 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.36% 7.01% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 18
Average salary £38,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £23,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 2 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Solihull

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) DSL
2 3 (21.43%) Fault Management
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Back Office
2 3 (21.43%) BT
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Fujitsu
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) Broadband
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (14.29%) MCPD
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Telerik

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Broadband
1 3 (21.43%) DSL
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Back Office
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Services Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Service Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Product Manager
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) XSD
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) Fault Management
2 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Product Management
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) MCPD
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) BT
1 3 (21.43%) Fujitsu
2 2 (14.29%) DevExpress
2 2 (14.29%) Red Gate
2 2 (14.29%) Telerik
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 9 days ago