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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.34% 1.68% 2.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 56.76% 19.30% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 16
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £62,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
37 57 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.89% 8.72% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 29 49 41
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -35.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 6 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 6 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
Lichfield - 6 - -
Tamworth - 6 £32,500 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent -7 4 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Stafford - 3 £19,000 -
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) Finance
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) Risk Management
5 10 (27.03%) Manufacturing
5 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
6 9 (24.32%) Change Management
7 8 (21.62%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (21.62%) Scrum
7 8 (21.62%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (21.62%) Oracle
7 8 (21.62%) ERP
7 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
7 8 (21.62%) Oracle iProcurement
7 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
7 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
7 8 (21.62%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (21.62%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (21.62%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
8 7 (18.92%) SDLC
8 7 (18.92%) .NET
9 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
9 6 (16.22%) C#
9 6 (16.22%) Degree
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
10 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
10 5 (13.51%) Oracle EBS R12

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 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle Cash Management
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle iProcurement
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle ASCP
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (2.70%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.11%) OLTP
3 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) MS Access
4 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.70%) ProC
2 1 (2.70%) QADirector
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) TestComplete
2 1 (2.70%) TestPartner
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Automotive
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Tester
3 9 (24.32%) Software Tester
4 8 (21.62%) Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Functional Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Oracle Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 7 (18.92%) Test Analyst
6 6 (16.22%) QA Analyst
6 6 (16.22%) QA Tester
6 6 (16.22%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (16.22%) Senior Functional Consultant
6 6 (16.22%) Senior Oracle Consultant
6 6 (16.22%) Senior Oracle Financials Consultant
6 6 (16.22%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
7 5 (13.51%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (13.51%) Software QA Tester
8 4 (10.81%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
1 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
1 3 (8.11%) Replication
2 2 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.70%) EPoS
3 1 (2.70%) Informatics
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (29.73%) Risk Management
4 9 (24.32%) Change Management
5 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
5 8 (21.62%) ERP
5 8 (21.62%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
5 8 (21.62%) Scrum
5 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
6 7 (18.92%) SDLC
7 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Project Management
9 3 (8.11%) BDD
9 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (8.11%) Defect Tracking
9 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (8.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.70%) ABAP
4 1 (2.70%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) ISEB
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
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