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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.76% 5.56% 3.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 54.55% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 4
Median salary £53,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+92.72% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
5 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 7.94% 10.19% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 4
Median salary £44,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £26,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £26,575 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +6.02%

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
Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

QA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 14 (82.35%) Software Testing
2 13 (76.47%) Defect Management
3 11 (64.71%) Mobile App
3 11 (64.71%) Test Planning
3 11 (64.71%) Automated Testing
3 11 (64.71%) Degree
3 11 (64.71%) Web Services
3 11 (64.71%) XML
3 11 (64.71%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
7 2 (11.76%) Document Management
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Process Management
7 2 (11.76%) Workflow
8 1 (5.88%) ISEB
8 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
8 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Exploratory Testing

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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 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Automation Tester
1 11 (64.71%) Software Tester
1 11 (64.71%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Web Services
1 11 (64.71%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Software Testing
2 13 (76.47%) Defect Management
3 11 (64.71%) Automated Testing
3 11 (64.71%) Test Planning
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.76%) Document Management
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Process Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft