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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Shropshire / Telford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 35 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5  
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Telford 1.53% 2.23% 0.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.32% 11.86% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 0
Median salary £36,500 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.30% -  
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 Telford with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Telford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 41 59 23
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Telford 20.92% 18.79% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 12
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -1.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £30,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £62,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Telford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Telford 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 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 25 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 Telford region with a requirement for QA.

1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 10 (62.50%) ISEB
2 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 10 (62.50%) Selenium
2 10 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 10 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Unix
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) Gatling
6 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (18.75%) Change Control
6 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Management
6 3 (18.75%) Confluence
6 3 (18.75%) Logistics
6 3 (18.75%) JIRA
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (6.25%) HTML
8 1 (6.25%) UML
8 1 (6.25%) Adobe
8 1 (6.25%) Legal
8 1 (6.25%) e-Learning
8 1 (6.25%) SCORM
8 1 (6.25%) Web Design
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (6.25%) Multimedia

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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 3 (18.75%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) Gatling
3 3 (18.75%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Automation Tester
1 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Support
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Support Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Instructional Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) e-Learning
1 1 (6.25%) Learning Management System
1 1 (6.25%) Reinsurance
1 1 (6.25%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Logistics
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Content Development
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) ISEB
1 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
1 10 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe