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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 5.84% 3.03% 2.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 33.33% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 6
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £30,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
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
24 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.76% 9.09% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 21
Average salary £42,500 £39,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.28% -37.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £30,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 - 12 £40,000 -
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (45.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) XML
2 8 (40.00%) OO
2 8 (40.00%) OOD
2 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) IIS
5 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (25.00%) XSL
5 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (25.00%) Change Control
5 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Advertising
7 2 (10.00%) Statistics
7 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.00%) System Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Business Development
7 2 (10.00%) Selenium
7 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
1 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.00%) MSI
2 1 (5.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) QA Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Quality Manager
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) XML
3 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) XSL
4 1 (5.00%) Java EE
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) OO
1 8 (40.00%) OOD
1 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.00%) System Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Business Development
5 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) SIEM
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C#
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Splunk
2 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (10.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (5.00%) AppSense
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
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Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago