Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 45 54
Rank change year-on-year -30 +9 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 25 77 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.90% 5.43% 3.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.49% 43.50% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 70 54
Coventry median annual salary £32,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.78% +2.27% +2.33%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,700 £35,000
90th Percentile £51,750 £57,500 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.56%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Coventry
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 122 177 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 9.26% 12.48% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 92 140 134
Coventry median annual salary £43,625 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,050 £26,250 £26,363
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Coventry

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Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for QA in Coventry

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Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Coventry over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Coventry region with a requirement for QA.

1 16 (64.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Selenium
4 9 (36.00%) ISEB
5 7 (28.00%) Project Management
5 7 (28.00%) Java
6 6 (24.00%) Finance
6 6 (24.00%) JIRA
6 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
7 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) CRM
8 4 (16.00%) C#
8 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (16.00%) SoapUI
8 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
9 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
9 3 (12.00%) Confluence
9 3 (12.00%) Private Cloud
9 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (12.00%) Web Development
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
3 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (16.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (12.00%) Bugzilla
5 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
7 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Tester
3 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) SOAP
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) JDBC
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
2 1 (4.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (12.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (16.00%) CRM
5 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.00%) SDLC
5 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Web Development
7 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (8.00%) OO
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) TDD
8 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Groovy
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISEB
2 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) MBA
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PMO
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Cognos
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Informatica
2 1 (4.00%) Netezza
2 1 (4.00%) Pegasus
2 1 (4.00%) Tableau