The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 11 20
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall - 8.82% 5.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 54.55% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Median salary - £65,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +120.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
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
6 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 5.66% 16.18% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 7
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,071 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £42,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.29%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

The demand trend of job ads across the Walsall region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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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

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Walsall region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Walsall 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management