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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 55 26 64
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +38
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 51 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.50% 8.49% 2.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.84% 50.00% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 43 19
Median salary £53,250 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 Staffordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
38 102 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.79% 16.97% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 30 81 62
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +34.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -21 8 £52,500 +64.06%
Stafford 0 1 £24,000 -17.94%
Tamworth - 1 £44,000 -
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 28 (47.46%) SQL
1 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) C#
3 23 (38.98%) MS Excel
4 20 (33.90%) Software Testing
4 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
5 19 (32.20%) ISEB
6 18 (30.51%) HTML
7 17 (28.81%) .NET
7 17 (28.81%) Scrum
7 17 (28.81%) SDLC
8 16 (27.12%) Test Scripting
9 15 (25.42%) Manufacturing
9 15 (25.42%) TDD
10 14 (23.73%) Project Management
10 14 (23.73%) Regression Testing
10 14 (23.73%) Mentoring
11 13 (22.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (22.03%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (22.03%) VB.NET
12 12 (20.34%) Test Automation
12 12 (20.34%) Test Planning
13 11 (18.64%) HTML5
13 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
13 11 (18.64%) CSS
13 11 (18.64%) Risk Management
13 11 (18.64%) Retail
14 10 (16.95%) Automated Testing
14 10 (16.95%) Java
15 9 (15.25%) JavaScript

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 23 (38.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Cash Management
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle iProcurement
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (8.47%) SAP R/3
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle ASCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.86%) MS Access
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.78%) SAP BW
6 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) QADirector
1 7 (11.86%) TestPartner
2 6 (10.17%) Selenium
3 5 (8.47%) JIRA
4 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.39%) AccuRev
6 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.69%) Appium
7 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.69%) Gatling
7 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.69%) ProC
7 1 (1.69%) Subversion
7 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.69%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (25.42%) Manufacturing
2 11 (18.64%) Retail
3 9 (15.25%) Automotive
4 8 (13.56%) Finance
5 4 (6.78%) Games
6 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Software Tester
1 21 (35.59%) Tester
2 10 (16.95%) Manual Tester
3 9 (15.25%) SAP Manager
4 8 (13.56%) Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Designer
5 7 (11.86%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (10.17%) Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Functional Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Oracle Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) QA Tester
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Functional Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Oracle Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Oracle Financials Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) HTML
2 17 (28.81%) .NET
3 11 (18.64%) CSS
3 11 (18.64%) HTML5
4 9 (15.25%) CSS3
5 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.69%) WPF
6 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.47%) Driving Licence
2 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.78%) Statistics
4 2 (3.39%) Fintech
4 2 (3.39%) iPad
4 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.39%) Online Games
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.90%) Software Testing
3 17 (28.81%) Scrum
3 17 (28.81%) SDLC
4 16 (27.12%) Test Scripting
5 15 (25.42%) TDD
6 14 (23.73%) Mentoring
6 14 (23.73%) Project Management
6 14 (23.73%) Regression Testing
7 13 (22.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (20.34%) Test Automation
8 12 (20.34%) Test Planning
9 11 (18.64%) Risk Management
10 10 (16.95%) Automated Testing
11 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
11 9 (15.25%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (15.25%) Translating Business Requirements
11 9 (15.25%) Web Development
12 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (13.56%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) SQL
2 24 (40.68%) C#
3 13 (22.03%) VB.NET
4 10 (16.95%) Java
5 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.86%) VB
6 7 (11.86%) VBA
7 4 (6.78%) ABAP
8 1 (1.69%) C
8 1 (1.69%) Ruby
8 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (32.20%) ISEB
2 13 (22.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (15.25%) Degree
3 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (11.86%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (10.17%) ISTQB
6 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) SAP
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
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