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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 54 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 35 6 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 4.18% 0.84% 3.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.67% 12.50% 48.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 23
Average salary £34,333 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.21% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £33,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
84 48 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 10.04% 6.69% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 74 44 54
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 £33,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +12 23 £34,333 -19.21%
Rugby - 4 - -
Nuneaton - 2 - -
Alcester - 1 £24,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £47,500 - 2
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.51%) C#
3 22 (30.14%) Windows
4 18 (24.66%) .NET
4 18 (24.66%) Test Scripting
5 17 (23.29%) UNIX
5 17 (23.29%) HP
6 16 (21.92%) IBM
7 15 (20.55%) JCL
7 15 (20.55%) OpenView
7 15 (20.55%) Mainframe
7 15 (20.55%) Intel
7 15 (20.55%) Lotus
7 15 (20.55%) SAS
7 15 (20.55%) SLA
7 15 (20.55%) IBM Notes
7 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
7 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
7 15 (20.55%) Migration
7 15 (20.55%) VMware
7 15 (20.55%) Incident Management
7 15 (20.55%) ISPF
7 15 (20.55%) Release Management
7 15 (20.55%) ServiceCenter
8 14 (19.18%) AngularJS
9 13 (17.81%) GitHub
10 12 (16.44%) User Experience
11 10 (13.70%) JIRA
11 10 (13.70%) SQL
11 10 (13.70%) Web Services

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 15 (20.55%) IBM Notes
1 15 (20.55%) SAS
2 4 (5.48%) WordPress
3 2 (2.74%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) CMS
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.74%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) JIRA
2 8 (10.96%) Bugzilla
3 6 (8.22%) Behat
4 5 (6.85%) PHPUnit
4 5 (6.85%) Selenium
5 4 (5.48%) Robotium
5 4 (5.48%) Calabash
5 4 (5.48%) Appium
6 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.74%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Analyst
2 22 (30.14%) Developer
3 15 (20.55%) Tester
4 14 (19.18%) QA Analyst
4 14 (19.18%) Mainframe Operator
5 13 (17.81%) Software Tester
5 13 (17.81%) C# Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Test Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Mobile Tester
8 6 (8.22%) PHP Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Computer Operator
9 5 (6.85%) Test Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Junior
10 4 (5.48%) QA Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Junior Tester
10 4 (5.48%) Software Manager
10 4 (5.48%) Web Tester
10 4 (5.48%) Web Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Junior Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.66%) .NET
2 15 (20.55%) ISPF
3 14 (19.18%) AngularJS
4 10 (13.70%) Web Services
5 8 (10.96%) XML
5 8 (10.96%) jQuery
6 6 (8.22%) CSS
7 5 (6.85%) Symfony
7 5 (6.85%) Yii
7 5 (6.85%) REST
7 5 (6.85%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (5.48%) Sass
8 4 (5.48%) LESS
8 4 (5.48%) JDBC
9 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.74%) LAMP
10 1 (1.37%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.37%) Spring
10 1 (1.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) Mainframe
2 12 (16.44%) User Experience
3 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.48%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.14%) Windows
2 17 (23.29%) UNIX
3 8 (10.96%) Linux
4 4 (5.48%) Android
4 4 (5.48%) Mac OS
4 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.37%) AIX
5 1 (1.37%) Solaris
5 1 (1.37%) OS/400
5 1 (1.37%) zOS
5 1 (1.37%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.66%) Test Scripting
3 15 (20.55%) Release Management
3 15 (20.55%) Migration
3 15 (20.55%) Incident Management
4 8 (10.96%) MVC
4 8 (10.96%) Manual Testing
5 7 (9.59%) Scrum
6 6 (8.22%) People Management
7 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.85%) Analytics
8 4 (5.48%) Software Architecture
8 4 (5.48%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.48%) Project Management
9 3 (4.11%) Line Management
10 2 (2.74%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.74%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.51%) C#
2 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
2 15 (20.55%) JCL
3 10 (13.70%) SQL
4 6 (8.22%) PHP
5 5 (6.85%) Java
6 3 (4.11%) C++
7 2 (2.74%) VB
7 2 (2.74%) Python
7 2 (2.74%) VB6
8 1 (1.37%) Fortran
8 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Degree
1 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.85%) ISEB
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.74%) MCPD
3 2 (2.74%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) OpenView
1 15 (20.55%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (23.29%) HP
2 16 (21.92%) IBM
3 15 (20.55%) VMware
3 15 (20.55%) Intel
3 15 (20.55%) Lotus
4 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.85%) Zend
6 2 (2.74%) ATG
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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