The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 35 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.27% 2.25% 2.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 62.50% 29.79% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 19
Median salary £31,250 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £25,350 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £54,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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 Staffordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
56 47 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.43% 7.54% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 43 37 43
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -36.36%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

QA
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Staffordshire region.

QA Salary Trend in Staffordshire

QA
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

QA
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -3 13 £32,500 -
Tamworth - 8 £30,000 -
Lichfield +2 7 - -
Stafford +6 3 £19,000 -24.00%
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £27,000 - 1
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.17%) SQL
2 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.91%) Manufacturing
4 14 (29.79%) Risk Management
4 14 (29.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
5 13 (27.66%) Finance
6 12 (25.53%) C#
6 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
7 10 (21.28%) Scrum
7 10 (21.28%) .NET
7 10 (21.28%) Mentoring
7 10 (21.28%) SDLC
8 9 (19.15%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (19.15%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (19.15%) Oracle Cash Management
8 9 (19.15%) Oracle iProcurement
8 9 (19.15%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (19.15%) Change Management
8 9 (19.15%) Oracle
8 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
8 9 (19.15%) ERP
8 9 (19.15%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Degree
9 8 (17.02%) ISEB
10 7 (14.89%) Project Management
10 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle Cash Management
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle iProcurement
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle Payables
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle ASCP
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (6.38%) SAP R/3
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) MS Access
5 3 (6.38%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.13%) OLTP
6 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) JIRA
2 3 (6.38%) QADirector
2 3 (6.38%) TestPartner
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.13%) ProC
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (31.91%) Manufacturing
2 13 (27.66%) Finance
3 6 (12.77%) Automotive
4 5 (10.64%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Tester
2 17 (36.17%) Software Tester
3 10 (21.28%) Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Consultant
4 9 (19.15%) Functional Consultant
4 9 (19.15%) Oracle Consultant
4 9 (19.15%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 9 (19.15%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
4 9 (19.15%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 8 (17.02%) QA Tester
6 7 (14.89%) Manual Tester
6 7 (14.89%) Senior Consultant
6 7 (14.89%) Senior Functional Consultant
6 7 (14.89%) Senior Oracle Consultant
6 7 (14.89%) Senior Oracle Financials Consultant
6 7 (14.89%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
6 7 (14.89%) Software QA Tester
7 6 (12.77%) Junior
7 6 (12.77%) QA Analyst
7 6 (12.77%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) HTML5
4 1 (2.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Client/Server
1 5 (10.64%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Statistics
3 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) EPoS
4 1 (2.13%) Fintech
4 1 (2.13%) Informatics
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Risk Management
2 14 (29.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
4 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
5 10 (21.28%) Mentoring
5 10 (21.28%) Scrum
5 10 (21.28%) SDLC
6 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Change Management
6 9 (19.15%) ERP
6 9 (19.15%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (14.89%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.89%) Project Management
7 7 (14.89%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
8 6 (12.77%) Regression Testing
8 6 (12.77%) TDD
8 6 (12.77%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) SQL
2 12 (25.53%) C#
3 6 (12.77%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.38%) ABAP
4 3 (6.38%) VB
4 3 (6.38%) VBA
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
1 8 (17.02%) ISEB
2 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) SAP
Staffordshire
Recruitment Revolution.com
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-on-Trent
Recruitment Revolution Limited
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Posted: 18 days ago