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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Permanent jobs citing QA 40 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 5.08% 1.11% 3.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 49.38% 16.33% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 37 8 20
Average salary £34,333 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.21% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £37,650 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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
81 49 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 10.29% 6.78% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 74 47 59
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 +27 28 £34,667 -18.43% 2
Alcester - 4 £24,750 -
Nuneaton - 2 - - 1
Rugby - 1 - - 1
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) Test Scripting
3 17 (26.56%) Windows
4 16 (25.00%) C#
5 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
6 13 (20.31%) UNIX
6 13 (20.31%) HP
6 13 (20.31%) GitHub
6 13 (20.31%) AngularJS
7 12 (18.75%) IBM
7 12 (18.75%) .NET
8 11 (17.19%) IBM Notes
8 11 (17.19%) SAS
8 11 (17.19%) Lotus
8 11 (17.19%) Intel
8 11 (17.19%) SLA
8 11 (17.19%) OpenView
8 11 (17.19%) JCL
8 11 (17.19%) Mainframe
8 11 (17.19%) VMware
8 11 (17.19%) Migration
8 11 (17.19%) Incident Management
8 11 (17.19%) ISPF
8 11 (17.19%) ServiceCenter
8 11 (17.19%) Release Management
9 10 (15.63%) JIRA
9 10 (15.63%) User Experience
10 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 8 (12.50%) Degree

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (17.19%) IBM Notes
1 11 (17.19%) SAS
2 4 (6.25%) WordPress
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) VPN
2 1 (1.56%) NetScreen
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) Wireless
2 1 (1.56%) Wireless Security
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
2 2 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) JIRA
2 8 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 5 (7.81%) PHPUnit
3 5 (7.81%) Behat
4 4 (6.25%) Appium
4 4 (6.25%) Calabash
4 4 (6.25%) Robotium
4 4 (6.25%) Selenium
5 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.56%) Subversion
7 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Automotive
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Analyst
2 20 (31.25%) Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Tester
4 13 (20.31%) QA Analyst
4 13 (20.31%) Software Tester
5 11 (17.19%) C# Developer
6 10 (15.63%) Mainframe Operator
7 8 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
8 7 (10.94%) Test Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) PHP Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Junior Software Tester
10 4 (6.25%) Web Tester
10 4 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Web Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) QA Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Junior Tester
10 4 (6.25%) Test Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Junior
11 3 (4.69%) Computer Operator
11 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) AngularJS
2 12 (18.75%) .NET
3 11 (17.19%) ISPF
4 8 (12.50%) jQuery
4 8 (12.50%) Web Services
5 6 (9.38%) CSS
6 5 (7.81%) Symfony
6 5 (7.81%) Yii
6 5 (7.81%) REST
6 5 (7.81%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (6.25%) Sass
7 4 (6.25%) LESS
8 3 (4.69%) XML
9 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.56%) SOAP
9 1 (1.56%) HTML
9 1 (1.56%) LAMP
9 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.56%) Ajax
9 1 (1.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Mainframe
2 10 (15.63%) User Experience
3 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.56%) Windows
2 13 (20.31%) UNIX
3 8 (12.50%) Linux
4 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.25%) Android
4 4 (6.25%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.56%) zOS
5 1 (1.56%) MVS
5 1 (1.56%) OS/400
5 1 (1.56%) AIX
5 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) Test Scripting
3 11 (17.19%) Migration
3 11 (17.19%) Incident Management
3 11 (17.19%) Release Management
4 8 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 8 (12.50%) MVC
5 4 (6.25%) Line Management
5 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.69%) TDD
7 2 (3.13%) People Management
7 2 (3.13%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.13%) Test Management
7 2 (3.13%) Scrum
7 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.56%) Benchmarking
8 1 (1.56%) Project Management
8 1 (1.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) C#
2 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.19%) JCL
4 6 (9.38%) PHP
4 6 (9.38%) SQL
5 3 (4.69%) C++
6 2 (3.13%) VB6
6 2 (3.13%) Python
6 2 (3.13%) VB
7 1 (1.56%) Java
7 1 (1.56%) Fortran
7 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 8 (12.50%) Degree
2 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) ISEB
4 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.13%) MCPD
4 2 (3.13%) MCSD
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) OpenView
1 11 (17.19%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) HP
2 12 (18.75%) IBM
3 11 (17.19%) Lotus
3 11 (17.19%) Intel
3 11 (17.19%) VMware
4 5 (7.81%) Zend
5 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.13%) ATG
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco
7 1 (1.56%) Juniper
7 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.56%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (1.56%) Aruba
Warwick, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby
Experian
Salary: Bonus scheme, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £34330 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Nuneaton
IBS Consulting
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago