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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Shropshire / Telford
Rank 15 21 21
Rank change year-on-year +6 0  
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Telford 9.56% 2.36% 5.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.83% 18.75% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 0
Median salary £36,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 16 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Telford 21.32% 12.60% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 6
Median salary £36,500 £30,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.67% +3.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,275 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £42,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Telford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Telford over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Telford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 12 (63.16%) Selenium
2 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
2 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle
3 9 (47.37%) ISEB
3 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
3 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Unix
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) JIRA
5 6 (31.58%) Confluence
6 5 (26.32%) Gatling
7 4 (21.05%) DevOps
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) EMC
8 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
8 3 (15.79%) OpenText
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 3 (15.79%) SOA
8 3 (15.79%) Documentum
8 3 (15.79%) Content Management
8 3 (15.79%) Maven
8 3 (15.79%) Logistics
8 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.79%) BDD
8 3 (15.79%) Puppet
8 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related 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 6 (31.58%) Confluence
2 3 (15.79%) Documentum
3 1 (5.26%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Selenium
2 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
3 6 (31.58%) JIRA
4 5 (26.32%) Gatling
5 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.79%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
1 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Automation Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Case Management Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Lead Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Lead Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) QA Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Support Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Support
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Support Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.26%) Learning Management System
2 1 (5.26%) Reinsurance
2 1 (5.26%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) BDD
4 3 (15.79%) Case Management
4 3 (15.79%) Change Control
4 3 (15.79%) Coaching
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (15.79%) Line Management
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) Microservices
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Management
4 3 (15.79%) SOA
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
2 9 (47.37%) ISEB
2 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.79%) BC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
2 3 (15.79%) EMC
2 3 (15.79%) OpenText
2 3 (15.79%) Pega
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe