The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 36 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 5.21% 4.48% 2.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.37% 26.02% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 15
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,833 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,750 £48,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
57 123 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 11.00% 17.23% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 38 71 42
Median salary £45,000 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £58,950
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Warwickshire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

QA
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +41 21 £50,000 -0.99%
Leamington Spa -4 1 £55,000 +124.48%
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £40,000 -
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) Selenium
3 14 (26.42%) Project Management
3 14 (26.42%) SoapUI
3 14 (26.42%) Functional Testing
4 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
5 11 (20.75%) ITSM
5 11 (20.75%) Service Management
5 11 (20.75%) Scrum
6 10 (18.87%) JIRA
7 9 (16.98%) C#
8 8 (15.09%) XML
8 8 (15.09%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (15.09%) SDLC
9 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
9 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
9 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
9 7 (13.21%) Regression Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Business Continuity
10 6 (11.32%) TDD
10 6 (11.32%) Degree
10 6 (11.32%) Kanban
10 6 (11.32%) Back Office
10 6 (11.32%) SQL
10 6 (11.32%) SOAP
10 6 (11.32%) Product Management
10 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
10 6 (11.32%) Cybersecurity

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.66%) WordPress
2 2 (3.77%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
1 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Magento
1 2 (3.77%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.89%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
1 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Selenium
1 14 (26.42%) SoapUI
2 10 (18.87%) JIRA
3 5 (9.43%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.77%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.89%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.89%) Hudson
6 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.89%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.89%) Subversion
6 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.89%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Back Office
3 4 (7.55%) Retail
4 3 (5.66%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) QA Manager
1 13 (24.53%) Quality Manager
2 12 (22.64%) Software Manager
2 12 (22.64%) Software QA Manager
3 9 (16.98%) Tester
4 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Selenium Tester
4 7 (13.21%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Test Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Automation Tester
5 6 (11.32%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (9.43%) Development Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Lead Tester
6 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Architect
7 4 (7.55%) IT Manager
7 4 (7.55%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Service Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Software Tester
7 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) XML
2 6 (11.32%) SOAP
3 4 (7.55%) Velocity
3 4 (7.55%) XML Messaging
4 3 (5.66%) .NET
5 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.77%) CSS
5 2 (3.77%) HTML
5 2 (3.77%) jQuery
6 1 (1.89%) Ajax
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.89%) CORBA
6 1 (1.89%) CSS3
6 1 (1.89%) HTML5
6 1 (1.89%) RESTful
6 1 (1.89%) Wayland
6 1 (1.89%) Web Services
6 1 (1.89%) WebKit
6 1 (1.89%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Android
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.89%) MeeGo
2 1 (1.89%) Tizen
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) Functional Testing
2 14 (26.42%) Project Management
3 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
4 11 (20.75%) ITSM
4 11 (20.75%) Scrum
4 11 (20.75%) Service Management
5 8 (15.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (15.09%) SDLC
6 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
6 7 (13.21%) Business Continuity
6 7 (13.21%) Regression Testing
6 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (11.32%) Kanban
7 6 (11.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (11.32%) Product Management
7 6 (11.32%) TDD
8 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (9.43%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) C#
2 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.32%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) Java
5 2 (3.77%) C
5 2 (3.77%) C++
5 2 (3.77%) PHP
5 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.89%) Fortran
6 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
1 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) ISEB
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PMP
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) JTAG
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe
3 1 (1.89%) Apple
3 1 (1.89%) Google
3 1 (1.89%) Intel