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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 17 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Permanent jobs citing QA 33 27 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwick 11.11% 9.75% 0.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.93% 64.29% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 1
Median salary £39,750 £34,333 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.77% -19.21%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
59 42 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwick 19.87% 15.16% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 42 6
Median salary £42,000 £34,165 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.93% +3.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 29 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Warwick

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwick

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 27 (75.00%) XML
1 27 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (72.22%) Finance
2 26 (72.22%) JIRA
3 25 (69.44%) Selenium
3 25 (69.44%) Functional Testing
4 24 (66.67%) Wealth Management
4 24 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 24 (66.67%) Back Office
5 23 (63.89%) TestDirector
5 23 (63.89%) SoapUI
6 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
7 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.11%) SQL
8 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Hudson
9 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (8.33%) MS Office
9 3 (8.33%) Windows
9 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
9 3 (8.33%) XML Messaging
9 3 (8.33%) Scrum
9 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (8.33%) Validation
9 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.56%) Subversion
10 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing

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 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) SMS
Development Applications
1 26 (72.22%) JIRA
2 25 (69.44%) Selenium
3 24 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (63.89%) SoapUI
4 23 (63.89%) TestDirector
5 3 (8.33%) Hudson
6 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.56%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
6 2 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 26 (72.22%) Finance
2 24 (66.67%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Tester
2 23 (63.89%) Automation Tester
2 23 (63.89%) QA Automation Tester
2 23 (63.89%) QA Tester
2 23 (63.89%) XML Tester
3 16 (44.44%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 16 (44.44%) Selenium Tester
4 8 (22.22%) Senior Automation Tester
4 8 (22.22%) Senior QA Tester
4 8 (22.22%) Senior Tester
5 7 (19.44%) Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Systems Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) QA Automation Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Head of Portfolio Management
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (8.33%) XML Messaging
3 2 (5.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (69.44%) Functional Testing
3 24 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 24 (66.67%) Wealth Management
4 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
5 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) Validation
8 2 (5.56%) Analytics
8 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Defect Management
8 2 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (5.56%) ITSM
8 2 (5.56%) Kanban
8 2 (5.56%) Product Management
8 2 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C
2 2 (5.56%) C++
2 2 (5.56%) Fortran
2 2 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft