The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Altrincham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 9 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 12.50% - 16.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.00% - 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 15
Median salary £37,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Altrincham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Altrincham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 16.67% 9.09% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 21
Median salary £34,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.77% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

The demand trend of job ads across the Altrincham region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

QA
Salary Trend in Altrincham

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

QA Salary Trend in Altrincham

QA
Salary Histogram in Altrincham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Altrincham region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Altrincham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 Altrincham region with a requirement for QA.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (80.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (40.00%) Telerik
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) OOD
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) Ranorex
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Selenium
6 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (20.00%) IIS
7 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Ranorex
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) MSTest
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Tester
1 8 (80.00%) QA Tester
1 8 (80.00%) Tester
2 6 (60.00%) Lead Tester
2 6 (60.00%) QA Leader
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Agile Tester
2 6 (60.00%) Senior QA Tester
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Tester
3 5 (50.00%) Software QA Tester
3 5 (50.00%) Software Tester
4 4 (40.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (40.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (30.00%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (30.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (30.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (30.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (30.00%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (30.00%) Senior QA Analyst
5 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (40.00%) OOD
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) ETL
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
1 8 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Telerik
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
Altrincham, Cheshire
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