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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 37 67
Rank change year-on-year -2 +30  
Permanent jobs citing QA 28 47 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 4.82% 6.06% 0.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.89% 50.54% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 6
Median salary £48,000 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.94% -19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 72 93 63
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 12.39% 11.98% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 59 71 53
Median salary £53,750 £44,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.78% -6.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (64.44%) Java
3 21 (46.67%) SDLC
4 17 (37.78%) Scrum
5 14 (31.11%) TDD
5 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (28.89%) OO
7 12 (26.67%) ISTQB
8 11 (24.44%) Project Management
9 10 (22.22%) CRM
9 10 (22.22%) SoapUI
10 9 (20.00%) Project Governance
10 9 (20.00%) People Management
10 9 (20.00%) Line Management
10 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (20.00%) Finance
10 9 (20.00%) Degree
10 9 (20.00%) Velocity
11 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
11 8 (17.78%) Retail
11 8 (17.78%) SQL
12 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
12 7 (15.56%) SOAP
12 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing
13 6 (13.33%) Integration Testing
13 6 (13.33%) Selenium
13 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
13 6 (13.33%) Test Strategy
13 6 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (11.11%) NoSQL

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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 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.22%) Confluence
1 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.67%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 6 (13.33%) Selenium
3 4 (8.89%) Concordion
3 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.89%) JMeter
3 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.67%) FitNesse
4 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.67%) JIRA
5 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.44%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) Hudson
6 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.22%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Development Manager
2 11 (24.44%) Development Project Manager
2 11 (24.44%) Project Manager
3 8 (17.78%) Agile Development Manager
3 8 (17.78%) Agile Project Manager
3 8 (17.78%) Test Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Developer
5 5 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) QA Manager
5 5 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Quality Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.67%) QA Leader
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) Velocity
2 7 (15.56%) SOAP
3 4 (8.89%) .NET
3 4 (8.89%) Web Services
4 3 (6.67%) RESTful
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.44%) Spring
6 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.22%) jQuery
6 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
1 5 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) SDLC
3 17 (37.78%) Scrum
4 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (31.11%) TDD
5 13 (28.89%) OO
6 11 (24.44%) Project Management
7 10 (22.22%) CRM
8 9 (20.00%) Line Management
8 9 (20.00%) People Management
8 9 (20.00%) Project Governance
9 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
9 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Integration Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Test Strategy
11 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
11 5 (11.11%) System Testing
12 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) Java
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) PHP
3 3 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 9 (20.00%) Degree
3 6 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (8.89%) ISEB
5 3 (6.67%) CSQA
6 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) F5
3 1 (2.22%) Juniper
3 1 (2.22%) VMware
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 52.5k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £58,097 per year
Posted: 3 days ago