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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Midlands / Wolverhampton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 20 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 2.56% 7.02% 1.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 53.33% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Median salary £39,000 £36,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00%  
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 Wolverhampton with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Wolverhampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 6 15 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 7.69% 13.16% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 6
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +20.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £28,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,556 £33,750 £41,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton

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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

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Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Wolverhampton over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Django
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (25.00%) Moodle
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Content Development
2 1 (25.00%) Smart Home
2 1 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL

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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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (25.00%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) e-Learning Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Instructional Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Django
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
1 1 (25.00%) SCORM
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Content Development
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe