Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 42 68
Rank change year-on-year -24 +26 +20
Permanent jobs citing QA 44 71 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 3.46% 6.02% 3.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.34% 48.63% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 40 43 33
Warwickshire median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,200 £19,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,050
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.56%

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 145 146 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 11.40% 12.38% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 118 94 116
Warwickshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £33,665
Median salary % change year-on-year - +26.24% -15.84%
10th Percentile £20,200 £22,075 £21,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £59,250 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Rugby - 13 £55,000 -
Leamington Spa -13 8 £54,250 +27.65% 1
Stratford-upon-Avon -1 5 £39,500 +20.61%
Warwick -21 4 £49,500 +32.00% 2
Gaydon - 4 £37,500 -
QA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 16 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) Selenium
3 14 (31.82%) C#
3 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 13 (29.55%) Software Testing
5 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (25.00%) Validation
6 10 (22.73%) Java
7 8 (18.18%) SOAP
7 8 (18.18%) Project Management
7 8 (18.18%) Finance
7 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
8 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (15.91%) Android
8 7 (15.91%) Marketing
8 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
8 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
8 7 (15.91%) REST
8 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (13.64%) Change Control
9 6 (13.64%) Android Studio
9 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.64%) C
9 6 (13.64%) C++
9 6 (13.64%) Internet
9 6 (13.64%) ISEB
9 6 (13.64%) Change Management
9 6 (13.64%) JIRA

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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 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) AdWords
2 1 (2.27%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) 4G
3 1 (2.27%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Selenium
2 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
4 6 (13.64%) Android Studio
4 6 (13.64%) JIRA
5 4 (9.09%) Bugzilla
6 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.82%) Ranorex
7 1 (2.27%) MSI
7 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Marketing
2 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Test Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Applications Specialist
4 5 (11.36%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) QA Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Account Manager
5 4 (9.09%) AdWords Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Digital Account Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Marketing Manager
5 4 (9.09%) PPC Account Manager
5 4 (9.09%) PPC Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) SEO Account Manager
5 4 (9.09%) SEO Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing Engineering Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) SOAP
2 7 (15.91%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) CSS
3 2 (4.55%) CSS3
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) HTML5
3 2 (4.55%) jQuery
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) .NET
4 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.27%) Aurelia
4 1 (2.27%) Ember.js
4 1 (2.27%) ISPF
4 1 (2.27%) Node.js
4 1 (2.27%) React
4 1 (2.27%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Graphic Design
2 4 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (9.09%) Social Media
2 4 (9.09%) User Experience
3 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.55%) Fintech
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Android
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) MVS
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (29.55%) Software Testing
4 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (25.00%) Validation
5 8 (18.18%) Project Management
5 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (13.64%) Change Control
7 6 (13.64%) Change Management
8 5 (11.36%) Resource Allocation
8 5 (11.36%) Test Strategy
8 5 (11.36%) Web Design
8 5 (11.36%) Web Development
9 4 (9.09%) A/B Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Functional Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Marketing Strategy
9 4 (9.09%) Pay per click
9 4 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) C#
1 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.73%) Java
3 6 (13.64%) C
3 6 (13.64%) C++
4 3 (6.82%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) ES6
5 1 (2.27%) JCL
5 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) ISEB
2 5 (11.36%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.55%) MBA
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) PMO
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (2.27%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Adobe
1 4 (9.09%) Facebook
1 4 (9.09%) Google
2 3 (6.82%) HP
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Intel
3 1 (2.27%) Lotus
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) VMware