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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Midlands / Wolverhampton
Rank 9 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 7.84% 5.00% 3.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.14% 71.43% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 4
Median salary £53,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+92.72% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%

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
7 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 13.73% 7.00% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 6
Median salary £53,000 £27,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+92.72% +12.24%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) XML
1 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
1 5 (55.56%) Test Planning
1 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Document Management
2 4 (44.44%) Business Transformation
2 4 (44.44%) Process Management
2 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management

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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:

General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Automation Tester
1 5 (55.56%) Software Tester
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
1 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Planning
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Business Transformation
2 4 (44.44%) Document Management
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Process Management
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree