The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Permanent jobs citing QA 35 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 4.76% 2.61% 2.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 51.47% 24.64% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 21
Average salary £34,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,750 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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 Warwickshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
68 69 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 9.25% 10.60% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 60 65 71
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +16.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £31,150 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

QA
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

QA Salary Trend in Warwickshire

QA
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

QA
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +16 27 £35,000 -26.31% 5
Alcester - 2 £27,000 - 1
Rugby - 1 - -
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (28.00%) C#
4 13 (26.00%) .NET
5 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (22.00%) UNIX
6 11 (22.00%) GitHub
6 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
7 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 10 (20.00%) IBM
8 9 (18.00%) OpenView
8 9 (18.00%) HP
8 9 (18.00%) Intel
8 9 (18.00%) Lotus
8 9 (18.00%) JCL
8 9 (18.00%) Mainframe
8 9 (18.00%) IBM Notes
8 9 (18.00%) SAS
8 9 (18.00%) SLA
8 9 (18.00%) Migration
8 9 (18.00%) VMware
8 9 (18.00%) Incident Management
8 9 (18.00%) ISPF
8 9 (18.00%) JIRA
8 9 (18.00%) Release Management
8 9 (18.00%) ServiceCenter
9 8 (16.00%) Manual Testing
9 8 (16.00%) Bugzilla
9 8 (16.00%) Linux

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 9 (18.00%) IBM Notes
1 9 (18.00%) SAS
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) VPN
1 1 (2.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) Wireless
1 1 (2.00%) Wireless Security
1 1 (2.00%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) JIRA
2 8 (16.00%) Bugzilla
3 4 (8.00%) Calabash
3 4 (8.00%) Appium
3 4 (8.00%) Selenium
3 4 (8.00%) Robotium
4 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Analyst
2 16 (32.00%) Tester
3 14 (28.00%) Software Tester
3 14 (28.00%) QA Analyst
4 13 (26.00%) Developer
5 9 (18.00%) C# Developer
6 8 (16.00%) Mobile Tester
7 6 (12.00%) Test Analyst
7 6 (12.00%) Mainframe Operator
8 4 (8.00%) Web Tester
8 4 (8.00%) Junior Software Tester
8 4 (8.00%) Junior Tester
8 4 (8.00%) Web Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Junior Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) QA Tester
8 4 (8.00%) Junior
8 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.00%) QA Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) C++ Team Leader
10 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) .NET
2 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
3 9 (18.00%) ISPF
4 3 (6.00%) jQuery
5 1 (2.00%) HTML
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.00%) CSS
5 1 (2.00%) SOAP
5 1 (2.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.00%) XML
5 1 (2.00%) LAMP
5 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.00%) Spring
5 1 (2.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (14.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 11 (22.00%) UNIX
3 8 (16.00%) Linux
4 4 (8.00%) Android
4 4 (8.00%) Mac OS
4 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.00%) MVS
6 1 (2.00%) OS/400
6 1 (2.00%) zOS
6 1 (2.00%) AIX
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (18.00%) Incident Management
3 9 (18.00%) Release Management
3 9 (18.00%) Migration
4 8 (16.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.00%) TDD
7 3 (6.00%) MVC
7 3 (6.00%) Line Management
8 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.00%) Data Validation
9 1 (2.00%) OWASP
9 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.00%) Analytics
9 1 (2.00%) Validation
9 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) C#
2 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.00%) JCL
4 8 (16.00%) SQL
5 2 (4.00%) VB
5 2 (4.00%) Python
5 2 (4.00%) VB6
5 2 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.00%) ISEB
5 2 (4.00%) MCSD
5 2 (4.00%) MCPD
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CCNP
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) OpenView
1 9 (18.00%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) IBM
2 9 (18.00%) HP
2 9 (18.00%) Intel
2 9 (18.00%) VMware
2 9 (18.00%) Lotus
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) Juniper
4 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.00%) Aruba
4 1 (2.00%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
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