The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Shropshire / Telford
Rank 24 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 4.29% - 11.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.29% - 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £44,738 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%

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
17 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 12.14% 4.31% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 6
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £30,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +46.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,738 £46,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

The demand trend of job ads across the Telford region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017, 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 Telford region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) OpenText
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Content Management
3 3 (42.86%) Maven
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) Documentum
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) Confluence
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) BC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Pega
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) Docker

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Telford 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Confluence
1 3 (42.86%) Documentum
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Case Management Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Lead Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Lead Software Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Case Management
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
2 3 (42.86%) Content Management
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Microservices
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) BC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
1 3 (42.86%) EMC
1 3 (42.86%) OpenText
1 3 (42.86%) Pega
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle