Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 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 > Wolverhampton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 21 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 4.73% 8.38% 3.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 68.18% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 7
Wolverhampton median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +27.27% +10.00%
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 Wolverhampton with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Wolverhampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 20 22 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 11.83% 12.29% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 41
Wolverhampton median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +27.27% +0.92%
10th Percentile £25,641 £25,525 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £38,000 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Wolverhampton

QA
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Salary trend for QA in Wolverhampton

QA
Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Wolverhampton over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Wolverhampton

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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Django
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Smart Home
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) C
5 3 (37.50%) C++
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (37.50%) Internet of Things
5 3 (37.50%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Unix
6 2 (25.00%) ISEB
7 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) SOAP
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (12.50%) JSON
7 1 (12.50%) JIRA
7 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Confluence

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Software Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Linux Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Unix Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Smart Home
2 3 (37.50%) Internet of Things
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB