The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 4.08% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £31,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
QA
Shropshire

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 Telford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
34 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 13.88% 9.85% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 4
Average salary £37,500 £26,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.18% -58.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £19,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £36,600
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Telford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

QA
Salary Trend in Telford

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

QA Salary Trend in Telford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Telford 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 6 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Scala
3 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Node.js
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) QA Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Telford 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 3 (30.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Magnolia
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (30.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 3 (30.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Wicket
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Tapestry
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) QA Automation
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Escenic
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
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