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

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 49 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.91% 3.10% 3.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.79% 30.43% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 7
Median salary £32,500 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%

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
19 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 5.79% 10.18% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 10
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £20,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -14 3 £32,500 -35.00%
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Statistics
4 3 (50.00%) Marketing
4 3 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (50.00%) Axure RP
4 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (50.00%) Trello
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Product Management
5 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (33.33%) SaaS
5 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
5 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Kanban
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science

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 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Trello
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Axure RP
1 3 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Product Owner
1 3 (50.00%) Product Owner
1 3 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Product Management
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) B2B
4 2 (33.33%) B2C
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago