The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Walsall 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Midlands / Walsall
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 20 14
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6  
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walsall 3.28% 1.04% 4.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.38% 7.69% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Median salary £45,000 - £65,000
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 Walsall with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Walsall
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 13 13 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Walsall 21.31% 13.54% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 8
Median salary £57,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £27,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £44,500
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 Walsall

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Walsall 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 Walsall

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Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Salary trend for QA in Walsall

For the 6 months to 27 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 Walsall region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (50.00%) Internet of Things
2 2 (50.00%) Smart Home
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Django
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Unix

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Walsall 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 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Django
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Internet of Things
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago