The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.79% 2.84% 5.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.76% 25.00% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 12
Median salary £40,250 £32,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.84% -16.66%
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 Worcestershire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
17 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 6.69% 11.37% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 13
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,200 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,164 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +5.27%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Worcestershire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

QA
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Worcestershire region.

QA Salary Trend in Worcestershire

QA
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -3 2 £40,250 +37.60% 1
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (33.33%) C#

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
3 1 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software QA Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Product Owner
3 1 (16.67%) Product Owner
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
4 1 (16.67%) CMMI
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Product Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
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