The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Wolverhampton region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.01% 4.55% 2.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.01% 4.55% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
West Midlands

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) JUnit
5 1 (12.50%) IIS

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Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) OLTP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) QA Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Release Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Release Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Alterian
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