Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 32 34
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 +21
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 3.97% 5.37% 5.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.19% 28.40% 34.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 29
Solihull median annual salary £60,000 £31,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +93.55% -3.13% -16.34%
10th Percentile £36,250 £21,700 £29,950
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +1.27%

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 Solihull with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Solihull
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 53 81 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 13.15% 18.93% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 44 70 81
Solihull median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +45.16% -22.50%
10th Percentile £20,725 £24,475 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Solihull

QA
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for QA in Solihull

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Salary Histogram in Solihull

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Solihull over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Solihull

For the 6 months to 17 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 Solihull region with a requirement for QA.

1 12 (75.00%) SAP
1 12 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 11 (68.75%) Web Dynpro
2 11 (68.75%) SAP CRM
2 11 (68.75%) Process Management
2 11 (68.75%) Web Services
2 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) ABAP
2 11 (68.75%) CRM
2 11 (68.75%) NetWeaver
2 11 (68.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 11 (68.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (68.75%) People Management
2 11 (68.75%) Performance Metrics
3 7 (43.75%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 2 (12.50%) Selenium

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 11 (68.75%) NetWeaver
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (68.75%) SAP CRM
2 7 (43.75%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) ABAP Developer
1 7 (43.75%) CRM Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Finance Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (6.25%) PMO Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) Web Dynpro
1 11 (68.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (68.75%) CRM
2 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) People Management
2 11 (68.75%) Performance Metrics
2 11 (68.75%) Process Management
2 11 (68.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 11 (68.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (12.50%) BDD
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
3 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) QA Automation
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) ABAP
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sage
2 1 (6.25%) Xamarin