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

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 38 46
Rank change year-on-year -19 +8  
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 47 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 2.42% 7.46% 4.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.39% 48.96% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 34
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,917
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +18.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £47,500
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 Warwickshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Warwickshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 67 96 100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 10.79% 15.24% 11.92%
Number of salaries quoted 51 56 85
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

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Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Salary trend for QA in Warwickshire

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Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Warwickshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -7 5 £47,500 +19.49%
Leamington Spa -17 3 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Stratford-upon-Avon -4 1 £60,000 +135.29%
Nuneaton - 1 £29,500 - 1
QA
West Midlands

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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 18 (45.00%) Finance
1 18 (45.00%) Selenium
1 18 (45.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
3 11 (27.50%) SoapUI
3 11 (27.50%) Java
3 11 (27.50%) Functional Testing
4 10 (25.00%) C#
5 8 (20.00%) TDD
6 7 (17.50%) Retail
6 7 (17.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (17.50%) SDLC
7 6 (15.00%) People Management
7 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (15.00%) JIRA
7 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (15.00%) OO
7 6 (15.00%) Project Management
8 5 (12.50%) CRM
8 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (12.50%) ITSM
8 5 (12.50%) Service Management
8 5 (12.50%) Scrum
8 5 (12.50%) Product Management
8 5 (12.50%) Kanban
8 5 (12.50%) Line Management
8 5 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
9 4 (10.00%) Ranorex
9 4 (10.00%) User Stories

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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 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) BrowserStack
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Selenium
2 11 (27.50%) SoapUI
3 6 (15.00%) JIRA
4 5 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
5 4 (10.00%) Ranorex
6 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) QA Automation Engineer
1 9 (22.50%) QA Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Tester
3 7 (17.50%) Quality Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Test Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Automation Tester
4 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 6 (15.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 6 (15.00%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (12.50%) Development Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Development Project Manager
5 5 (12.50%) QA Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Software Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Lead Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Software Tester
7 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
7 3 (7.50%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Software QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) SOAP
2 3 (7.50%) Velocity
3 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.00%) ISPF
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) Node.js
4 1 (2.50%) WCF
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) MVS
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) Functional Testing
3 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
4 8 (20.00%) TDD
5 7 (17.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (17.50%) SDLC
6 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.00%) OO
6 6 (15.00%) People Management
6 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
7 5 (12.50%) CRM
7 5 (12.50%) ITSM
7 5 (12.50%) Kanban
7 5 (12.50%) Line Management
7 5 (12.50%) Product Management
7 5 (12.50%) Scrum
7 5 (12.50%) Service Management
8 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) JCL
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (5.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Intel
1 2 (5.00%) Lotus
1 2 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + excellent benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago