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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 0.48% 4.50% 1.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.76% 47.37% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
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
21 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 10.14% 9.50% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 3
Median salary £35,000 £37,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% +49.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,650 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £25,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 26 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 Telford region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Node.js
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Scala
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) QA Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) Degree

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
1 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Tester
1 4 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
2 3 (37.50%) QA Automation Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (37.50%) QA Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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