The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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)
England / Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 19 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10  
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.33% 3.45% 2.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.14% 36.36% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 5
Median salary £100,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +110.52% -9.52%  
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 the Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 7 11 23
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 14.58% 9.48% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 21
Median salary £100,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -  
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 the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

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Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for QA in the Midlands

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Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in the Midlands over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in the Midlands

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 Midlands region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (60.00%) SLA
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (60.00%) Line Management
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) QMS
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 13485
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Network Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) QA Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Line Management
1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) QMS
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 13485
2 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
Midlands
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