The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dudley 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Midlands / Dudley
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dudley 17.65% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £25,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 Dudley with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Dudley
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dudley 17.65% 10.00% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Median salary £25,000 £40,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.65% +48.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Dudley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dudley 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 Dudley

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Salary Trend in Dudley

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

Salary trend for QA in Dudley

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Dudley region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Time Management
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Dudley 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) QA Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Time Management
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB