Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Software Quality Assurance:
Automated Testing

United States Location

Little Rock - North Little Rock
AR
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 8/1/21 to 7/31/22

Salary Average

$101,751

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 7 Months

Raise +1 Year

$8,730 at 8.58%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 7 Months: $101,751 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $87,945 & $115,556; and, 5% of Jobs top $135,511.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$26,400 = annual salary at $15 per hour working between: 44 weeks at 40 hours a week, to, 52 weeks at 34 hours a week.

$336,030 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the highest paying US City at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 8/1/21 to 7/31/22.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $142,035
5% $135,511
10% $128,020
25% $115,556
33% $110,470
50% $101,751
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 7 Months Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $99,180 $104,321
25% $95,231 $108,270
33% $93,031 $110,470
50% $87,945 $115,556
67% $81,800 $121,701
95% $61,466 $142,035
Salary Average =

$101,751

Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 7 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 7 Months $93,074 $8,677 at 9.32%
5 Years and 7 Months $101,751 $8,730 at 8.58%
6 Years and 7 Months $110,480 $8,752 at 7.92%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $62,644 at the low experience of 1 Month; $102,477 at the average experience of 5 Years and 8 Months; and, $150,580 at the top experience of 11 Years and 2 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 3 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 8/1/21 to 7/31/22.

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Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top

Qualifications

Description

Software quality assurance for automated load, stress, performance, compliance and functional testing, is the position's primary responsibility.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Software Quality Assurance (SQA),
    Agile, Application (App), Back End, Front End, Software (SW), User Interface (UI) or Web,
    and
    Quality Assurance (QA) or Testing;
  • Automated Testing Tools.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills requested in some job descriptions:
Project Lead,
Development Manager, Lead Developer, Project Lead, Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Supervisor or Technical Lead,
4.8% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
17.3% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
59.1% of job descriptions;
Financial Sector,
Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Finance, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street,
4.3% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
14.4% of job descriptions;
Jira,
26% of job descriptions;
Git,
8.2% of job descriptions;
Jmeter,
3.4% of job descriptions;
Regression Testing,
16.3% of job descriptions;
EpicHealth,
2.9% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
7.2% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
10.1% of job descriptions.

Location

Little Rock, AR

Arkansas,
Conway, Faulkner, Jacksonville, Little, Little Rock, Lonoke, North Little Rock, Pulaski, Rock, Saline and Sherwood.

These locations are all included in the Little Rock, AR metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).