The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 5.37% 0.83% 1.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 86.67% 14.29% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
Average salary £39,000 £30,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.46%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
15 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 6.20% 5.83% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 13
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% -1.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,473
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

QA
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester - 6 £40,000 - 1
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) XML
2 8 (33.33%) OO
2 8 (33.33%) OOD
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
3 7 (29.17%) VB.NET
3 7 (29.17%) Line Management
4 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.83%) IIS
5 5 (20.83%) Web Services
5 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
5 5 (20.83%) XSL
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.83%) Change Control
5 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.83%) Coaching
5 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) SOA
7 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Business Development

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
2 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
1 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) QA Manager
4 3 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Quality Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Support Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.17%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (20.83%) XSL
3 5 (20.83%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) OO
1 8 (33.33%) OOD
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Line Management
3 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
3 5 (20.83%) Coaching
3 5 (20.83%) Change Control
3 5 (20.83%) Scrum
3 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) SOA
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Business Development
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) System Testing
5 2 (8.33%) SIEM
5 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C#
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (29.17%) VB.NET
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Splunk
1 2 (8.33%) ArcSight
1 2 (8.33%) LogRhythm
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
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