Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 26 57
Rank change year-on-year -15 +31 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 76 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Warwickshire 3.70% 8.16% 2.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.73% 34.70% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 45 21
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -15.79%
10th Percentile £20,500 £35,020 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £51,000 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -11.58% +18.75%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Warwickshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 129 219 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 25.15% 23.52% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 100 149 124
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -18.27% +15.56%
10th Percentile £27,425 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -6.59% +7.06%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

Job postings citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Warwickshire

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Salary Trend in Warwickshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing QA in Warwickshire.

Salary trend for QA in Warwickshire

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Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing QA in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram for QA in Warwickshire

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Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +1 9 £55,000 +37.50%
Leamington Spa +16 3 £22,500 -45.45% 1
Rugby +13 1 £21,000 -47.50% 1
QA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Warwickshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
1 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
1 7 (36.84%) User Experience
2 6 (31.58%) Mobile First
2 6 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (31.58%) Analytics
2 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) HTML5
2 6 (31.58%) CSS
2 6 (31.58%) DOM
2 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) CMS
2 6 (31.58%) Web Design
2 6 (31.58%) WCAG
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) iPad
3 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (26.32%) Front End Development
3 5 (26.32%) Remediation Plan
3 5 (26.32%) A/B Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Next.js
3 5 (26.32%) GatsbyJS
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) RESTful
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) Test Management
5 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.79%) React

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
1 1 (5.26%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Azure
2 1 (5.26%) AWS
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) 802.11
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) SNMP
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Burp Suite
2 2 (10.53%) Metasploit
3 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 4 (21.05%) UI Developer
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Procurement Manager
4 3 (15.79%) React Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Procurement Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Software Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) CSS
1 6 (31.58%) DOM
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) HTML5
2 5 (26.32%) GatsbyJS
2 5 (26.32%) Next.js
3 4 (21.05%) RESTful
4 3 (15.79%) React
5 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
6 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (5.26%) Symfony
6 1 (5.26%) Vue.js
6 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) User Experience
2 5 (26.32%) iPad
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (10.53%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.26%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Kali Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
2 6 (31.58%) Analytics
2 6 (31.58%) Mobile First
2 6 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (31.58%) Web Design
3 5 (26.32%) A/B Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (26.32%) Front End Development
3 5 (26.32%) Remediation Plan
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Coaching
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Due Diligence
5 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) Self-Awareness
5 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
5 3 (15.79%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.53%) C
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Lua
3 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) HNC
2 3 (15.79%) HND
3 2 (10.53%) CEH
3 2 (10.53%) CISA
3 2 (10.53%) CISM
3 2 (10.53%) CISSP
3 2 (10.53%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) WCAG
2 1 (5.26%) COBIT
2 1 (5.26%) COSO
2 1 (5.26%) GDPR
2 1 (5.26%) HIPAA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) NIST
2 1 (5.26%) NIST 800
2 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nessus
1 2 (10.53%) Nmap
2 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
1 1 (5.26%) Facebook
1 1 (5.26%) hybris
1 1 (5.26%) Instagram
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Twitter
1 1 (5.26%) Virgin Media