The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Altrincham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 20 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 1.22% 10.10% 3.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 58.82% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 3
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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
3 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 3.66% 17.17% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 5
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £22,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £43,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Altrincham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) QMS
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) Aquila
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) QMS
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Aquila
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