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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 59 68 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.23% 1.86% 3.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.62% 29.31% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 24
Average salary £41,000 £30,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £55,700
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
65 58 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 9.04% 6.36% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 62 47 32
Average salary £40,000 £33,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.30% -11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £26,975
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +10 8 £44,000 +46.66% 2
Nuneaton -10 1 £30,000 -
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (64.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (60.00%) User Experience
2 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (56.00%) C#
3 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (56.00%) Refactoring
3 14 (56.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (56.00%) GitHub
3 14 (56.00%) AngularJS
3 14 (56.00%) Product Management
4 12 (48.00%) Automotive
5 10 (40.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) MVC
7 5 (20.00%) IBM
8 4 (16.00%) SAS
8 4 (16.00%) OpenView
8 4 (16.00%) HP
8 4 (16.00%) Intel
8 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
8 4 (16.00%) Lotus
8 4 (16.00%) JCL
8 4 (16.00%) UNIX
8 4 (16.00%) Windows
8 4 (16.00%) IBM Notes
8 4 (16.00%) SLA
8 4 (16.00%) Migration
8 4 (16.00%) VMware
8 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (16.00%) ISPF

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (16.00%) SAS
1 4 (16.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
General
1 12 (48.00%) Automotive
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Mainframe Operator
4 3 (12.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Web Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Progress Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Web Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (16.00%) ISPF
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.00%) JMS
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (60.00%) User Experience
3 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) UNIX
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Refactoring
2 14 (56.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (56.00%) Product Management
3 7 (28.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (16.00%) Release Management
4 4 (16.00%) Line Management
5 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (8.00%) System Testing
6 2 (8.00%) QMS
6 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.00%) ATDD
7 1 (4.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (56.00%) C#
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) JCL
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) OpenView
1 4 (16.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) Intel
2 4 (16.00%) Lotus
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Infragistics
Warwickshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwickshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago