Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Telford 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Shropshire > Telford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 46 33
Rank change year-on-year -4 -13 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Telford 1.41% 0.71% 3.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.35% 3.95% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Telford median annual salary £62,500 £38,619 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.84% -3.45% -
10th Percentile £60,938 £29,966 £37,500
90th Percentile £64,063 £47,331 £42,500
Shropshire median annual salary £35,000 £38,619 £35,750
% change year-on-year -9.37% +8.02% -

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 Telford with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Telford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 68 76 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Telford 19.21% 18.10% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 52 51 28
Telford median annual salary £55,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -5.41% +48.00%
10th Percentile £21,775 £23,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £71,500 £48,562 £48,750
Shropshire median annual salary £38,500 £34,728 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.86% -0.78% +30.23%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Telford

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Telford

QA
Salary Trend in Telford

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

Salary trend for QA in Telford

For the 6 months to 18 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 Telford region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (60.00%) Case Management
2 2 (40.00%) PMO
2 2 (40.00%) SFIA
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Zephyr
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) RUP
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Documentum
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Pega

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Telford 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 (20.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior PMO
3 1 (20.00%) Senior PMO Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) Case Management
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) RUP
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) SFIA
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Pega