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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 5.88% 5.81% 5.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 27.78% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +38.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
10 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 14.71% 20.93% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 5
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £40,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £40,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 2 (22.22%) CSLA
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) WPF
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) QA Manager
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) CRM Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) CRM Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) WPF
2 2 (22.22%) CSLA
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
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