The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warwick 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)
Warwickshire / Warwick
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 31 16
Rank change year-on-year -9 -15  
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwick 2.72% 10.00% 9.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.74% 52.63% 61.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 27
Median salary £47,500 £39,750 £34,333
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.49% +15.77%  
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 Warwick with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Warwick
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 23 57 44
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warwick 12.50% 19.00% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 42
Median salary £21,000 £42,500 £34,165
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.58% +24.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwick 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 Warwick

QA
Salary Trend in Warwick

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

Salary trend for QA in Warwick

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 Warwick region with a requirement for QA.

1 11 (50.00%) Finance
1 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (45.45%) SoapUI
2 10 (45.45%) Functional Testing
2 10 (45.45%) Selenium
3 8 (36.36%) C#
4 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
4 7 (31.82%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) ITSM
6 5 (22.73%) Service Management
7 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Testing
8 3 (13.64%) SOAP
8 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
8 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
9 2 (9.09%) VMware
9 2 (9.09%) Legal
9 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
9 2 (9.09%) ISPF
9 2 (9.09%) Unix
9 2 (9.09%) Windows
9 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
9 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
9 2 (9.09%) Quality Management

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwick 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 (9.09%) IBM Notes
1 2 (9.09%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Selenium
1 10 (45.45%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Quality Manager
1 7 (31.82%) Test Automation Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Test Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) QA Automation Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) QA Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) QA Test Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) QA Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Software Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Lead Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Software QA Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Software Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Operator
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Service Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Service Design Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Service Design Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) ISPF
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) MVS
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (45.45%) Functional Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) ITSM
5 5 (22.73%) Service Management
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Benchmarking
7 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.09%) QMS
7 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 2 (9.09%) Release Management
8 1 (4.55%) OO
8 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) JCL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Intel
1 2 (9.09%) Lotus
1 2 (9.09%) VMware