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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 9 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 10.91% 1.33% 18.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.00% 9.09% 74.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 19
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £35,500 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,333 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.26%
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
8 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 14.55% 14.67% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 26
Median salary £37,000 £33,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.44% -25.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £18,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 28 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Altrincham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) ISEB
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
3 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (55.56%) C#
5 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (44.44%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) Selenium
6 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (33.33%) Ranorex
6 3 (33.33%) Telerik
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) OOD
6 3 (33.33%) XML
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 2 (22.22%) ETL
7 2 (22.22%) IIS
7 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 2 (22.22%) 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 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Ranorex
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Tester
1 7 (77.78%) QA Tester
1 7 (77.78%) Tester
2 6 (66.67%) Lead Tester
2 6 (66.67%) QA Leader
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Agile Tester
2 6 (66.67%) Senior QA Tester
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Tester
3 4 (44.44%) Software QA Tester
3 4 (44.44%) Software Tester
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
4 3 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) QA Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Automation Tester
4 3 (33.33%) Senior QA Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (33.33%) OOD
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Telerik
Altrincham, Cheshire
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