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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 40 71 44
Rank change year-on-year +31 -27  
Permanent jobs citing QA 25 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 4.24% 3.05% 4.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.76% 22.55% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 32
Median salary £46,000 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.23% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £43,750
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 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 84 102 81
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 14.26% 13.51% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 59 74 71
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +51 17 £46,000 -8.00% 1
Leamington Spa -11 2 £40,000 - 1
Atherstone - 1 £25,000 -
QA
West Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

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

1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 18 (40.00%) Selenium
3 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.11%) SoapUI
5 13 (28.89%) Functional Testing
6 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 11 (24.44%) C#
8 10 (22.22%) Service Management
8 10 (22.22%) ITSM
9 9 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (17.78%) Java
10 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
11 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
11 7 (15.56%) Project Management
11 7 (15.56%) Regression Testing
12 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
12 6 (13.33%) Business Continuity
12 6 (13.33%) TDD
12 6 (13.33%) SDLC
13 5 (11.11%) Product Management
13 5 (11.11%) Kanban
13 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
13 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.11%) JIRA
13 5 (11.11%) SOAP
13 5 (11.11%) OO
13 5 (11.11%) Scrum
14 4 (8.89%) Back Office
14 4 (8.89%) Retail
14 4 (8.89%) XML Messaging

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Top Related 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 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Selenium
2 14 (31.11%) SoapUI
3 5 (11.11%) JIRA
4 4 (8.89%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (6.67%) Ranorex
6 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Back Office
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Automotive
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Quality Manager
2 12 (26.67%) QA Manager
3 10 (22.22%) Software Manager
4 9 (20.00%) Software QA Manager
4 9 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) QA Automation Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) QA Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Selenium Tester
6 6 (13.33%) Tester
7 5 (11.11%) Automation Tester
7 5 (11.11%) Lead Tester
7 5 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (8.89%) IT Manager
8 4 (8.89%) Service Architect
8 4 (8.89%) Service Design Architect
8 4 (8.89%) Service Design Manager
8 4 (8.89%) Service Design Specialist
8 4 (8.89%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) SOAP
2 4 (8.89%) Velocity
2 4 (8.89%) XML
2 4 (8.89%) XML Messaging
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
3 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.22%) CORBA
4 1 (2.22%) HTML5
4 1 (2.22%) jQuery
4 1 (2.22%) Wayland
4 1 (2.22%) WCF
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) CAN bus
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.22%) Infotainment
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) MeeGo
1 1 (2.22%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Functional Testing
3 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 10 (22.22%) ITSM
4 10 (22.22%) Service Management
5 9 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Project Management
7 7 (15.56%) Regression Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Business Continuity
8 6 (13.33%) SDLC
8 6 (13.33%) TDD
9 5 (11.11%) Kanban
9 5 (11.11%) OO
9 5 (11.11%) Product Management
9 5 (11.11%) Scrum
10 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.89%) CRM
10 4 (8.89%) Project Governance
10 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) C#
2 8 (17.78%) Java
3 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.22%) JTAG
Vendors
1 1 (2.22%) Apple
1 1 (2.22%) Google
1 1 (2.22%) Intel
1 1 (2.22%) SAP
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 20 days ago