The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 14 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 6.25% 1.64% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 16.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Walsall region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 12.50% 9.84% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 3
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,600 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £38,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

QA
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

QA Salary Trend in Walsall

QA
Salary Histogram in Walsall

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Walsall region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Walsall

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) CSLA
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
5 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) HND
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
1 3 (50.00%) UAT Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) CSLA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HND
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
QA Limited
Salary: £105.00 per week
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago