The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warwick region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 23 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwick 10.13% 5.58% 4.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 79.31% 57.89% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 9
Median salary £36,000 £38,750 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.09% -11.93%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
QA
Warwickshire

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 Warwick region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Warwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
29 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwick 12.78% 9.64% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 18
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £62,200 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

QA
Salary Trend in Warwick

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

QA Salary Trend in Warwick

QA
Salary Histogram in Warwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Warwick region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Warwick

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwick

For the 6 months to 27 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 Warwick region with a requirement for QA.

1 37 (69.81%) XML
2 36 (67.92%) Finance
3 35 (66.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (66.04%) JIRA
4 34 (64.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (64.15%) Test Automation
5 33 (62.26%) Functional Testing
5 33 (62.26%) Selenium
5 33 (62.26%) Wealth Management
5 33 (62.26%) Back Office
6 32 (60.38%) TestDirector
6 32 (60.38%) SoapUI
7 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (15.09%) Test Scripting
8 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (13.21%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (11.32%) Service Management
9 6 (11.32%) ITSM
9 6 (11.32%) Scrum
9 6 (11.32%) Software Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Degree
10 5 (9.43%) Manual Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
10 5 (9.43%) Project Management
10 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
11 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
11 4 (7.55%) SQL
11 4 (7.55%) MS Office
11 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
11 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwick 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:

Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Network Security
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (66.04%) JIRA
2 34 (64.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (62.26%) Selenium
4 32 (60.38%) SoapUI
4 32 (60.38%) TestDirector
5 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.66%) Hudson
5 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.66%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (5.66%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.66%) Subversion
6 1 (1.89%) Zephyr
General
1 36 (67.92%) Finance
2 33 (62.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) Automation Tester
1 32 (60.38%) QA Automation Tester
1 32 (60.38%) QA Tester
1 32 (60.38%) Tester
1 32 (60.38%) XML Tester
2 23 (43.40%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 23 (43.40%) Selenium Tester
3 13 (24.53%) Senior Automation Tester
3 13 (24.53%) Senior QA Tester
3 13 (24.53%) Senior Tester
4 10 (18.87%) Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) Test Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Software Manager
7 4 (7.55%) QA Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) QA Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Quality Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Software QA Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Manager
9 2 (3.77%) QA Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (69.81%) XML
2 3 (5.66%) XML Messaging
2 3 (5.66%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) Ajax
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.89%) CSS
3 1 (1.89%) CSS3
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) HTML5
3 1 (1.89%) jQuery
3 1 (1.89%) RESTful
3 1 (1.89%) SOAP
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Linux
1 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
1 3 (5.66%) Unix
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (64.15%) Test Automation
3 33 (62.26%) Functional Testing
3 33 (62.26%) Wealth Management
4 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.09%) Test Scripting
5 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (13.21%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (11.32%) ITSM
6 6 (11.32%) Scrum
6 6 (11.32%) Service Management
6 6 (11.32%) Software Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Manual Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Project Management
8 4 (7.55%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (5.66%) Analytics
9 3 (5.66%) Defect Management
9 3 (5.66%) Issue Tracking
9 3 (5.66%) Kanban
9 3 (5.66%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) C
2 3 (5.66%) C++
2 3 (5.66%) Fortran
2 3 (5.66%) Python
3 2 (3.77%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) ISEB
4 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PMP
5 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft