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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 5.26% 1.28% 2.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.86% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Median salary £34,250 £30,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.16% +15.38%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
14 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 12.28% 3.85% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 3
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
1 7 (87.50%) Mobile App
1 7 (87.50%) Test Planning
1 7 (87.50%) Defect Management
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source Development
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Software Tester
1 6 (75.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
2 3 (37.50%) QA Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Software QA Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Tester
3 2 (25.00%) QA Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Defect Management
1 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Test Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source Development
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree