The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 24 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.34% - 1.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £42,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -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
25 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 19.53% 2.33% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 1
Average salary £26,500 £60,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.83% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Flash
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Production Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Flash
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + parking
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