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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 23 9
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 9.52% 5.15% 17.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.44% 38.46% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 21
Median salary £47,500 £35,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.80% -21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £25,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,800
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.09%
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
9 13 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 21.43% 13.40% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 39
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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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

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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 1 October 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Altrincham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) ISEB
2 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (50.00%) C#
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (30.00%) Ranorex
6 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (30.00%) Selenium
6 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (30.00%) Telerik
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) OOD
6 3 (30.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) ETL
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 3 (30.00%) Ranorex
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Tester
1 7 (70.00%) QA Tester
1 7 (70.00%) 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 4 (40.00%) Software QA Tester
3 4 (40.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (30.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Automation Tester
4 3 (30.00%) Senior QA Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) 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
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (30.00%) 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%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 1 (10.00%) Coaching
7 1 (10.00%) Kanban
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
1 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Telerik
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Aquilaheywood Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago