The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 11.32% 1.59% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 80.00% 6.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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 Wolverhampton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 29 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 14.15% 23.02% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 1
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -55.83%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Wolverhampton region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

QA
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

QA Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

QA
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for QA.

1 17 (94.44%) Software Testing
2 16 (88.89%) Defect Management
3 14 (77.78%) Degree
3 14 (77.78%) Mobile App
3 14 (77.78%) Test Planning
3 14 (77.78%) Web Services
3 14 (77.78%) XML
3 14 (77.78%) Java
4 11 (61.11%) Automated Testing
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Test Management
7 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (11.11%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.56%) ISEB
8 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
8 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Exploratory Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Software Tester
1 14 (77.78%) Tester
2 11 (61.11%) Automation Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Software QA Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Tester
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
6 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) Web Services
1 14 (77.78%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Software Testing
2 16 (88.89%) Defect Management
3 14 (77.78%) Test Planning
4 11 (61.11%) Automated Testing
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Test Management
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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