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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 17.39% 13.33% 9.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 80.00% 44.44% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £31,000 £41,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.30% +15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £41,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £41,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +5.26%
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
5 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 21.74% 30.00% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Average salary £30,500 £39,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.78% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £37,900 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £38,500 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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

QA
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

QA
Top 12 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Maximo
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Civica
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) QlikView
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Servitor
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Maximo
1 2 (50.00%) Servitor
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) QlikView
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Civica