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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 28 12
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 5.00% 1.39% 13.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.00% 33.33% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 12
Median salary £33,000 £27,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £27,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £27,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
4 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 6.67% 4.17% 21.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 20
Median salary £28,000 £24,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -56.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £21,200 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £60,000 £26,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

QA
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 26 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Altrincham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (88.89%) ISEB
1 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (55.56%) Ranorex
4 5 (55.56%) OOD
4 5 (55.56%) Telerik
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
5 4 (44.44%) MSTest
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
7 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Service Management
7 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Replication
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle

QA
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Ranorex
2 4 (44.44%) MSTest
2 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Tester
1 7 (77.78%) QA Tester
1 7 (77.78%) Tester
2 6 (66.67%) Software QA Tester
2 6 (66.67%) Software Tester
3 5 (55.56%) Automation Tester
3 5 (55.56%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Lead Tester
4 2 (22.22%) QA Leader
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Agile Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Senior QA Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Tester
5 1 (11.11%) DBA
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate
5 1 (11.11%) Junior
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (55.56%) OOD
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) QMS
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) ISEB
1 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Telerik
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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