The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Walsall region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 4.30% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £29,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 10.75% 12.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 0
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Walsall

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) OLTP
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 3 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) OLTP
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Release Coordinator
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) HND
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft