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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Manchester / Altrincham
Rank 19 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 9.17% 5.36% 2.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.62% 75.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 2
Median salary £41,500 £24,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+72.91% -30.93%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%

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
21 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 19.27% 7.14% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 5
Median salary £41,500 £25,750 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.16% -19.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,100 £29,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Selenium
2 10 (83.33%) Gherkin
2 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 10 (83.33%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) QA Automation
3 6 (50.00%) SDET
3 6 (50.00%) ATDD
3 6 (50.00%) Ruby
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) JUnit
3 6 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) ISEB
5 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (33.33%) Refactoring
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 10 (83.33%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Senior Automation Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) QA Automation Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Development Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Gherkin
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) BDD
2 10 (83.33%) Regression Testing
3 6 (50.00%) ATDD
3 6 (50.00%) QA Automation
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) Refactoring
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (50.00%) Python
1 6 (50.00%) Ruby
2 5 (41.67%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SDET
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