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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 2.10% - 1.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.75% - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £40,000 - £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
16 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 11.19% 5.13% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 2
Average salary £38,500 £21,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+79.06% -50.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £20,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,750 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Confluence
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Posted: 12 days ago