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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 1.52% 9.52% 5.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -24.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.43%
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 West Bromwich region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 6.06% 9.52% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £27,250 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.49% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £31,500 £41,700
10% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £47,300 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.92%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

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Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

QA Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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Top 2 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing