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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 14 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 8.11% 1.59% 13.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 20.00% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 13
Median salary £34,750 £27,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.36% -38.88%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
10 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 13.51% 7.94% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 18
Median salary £28,000 £27,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -38.88%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 29 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Altrincham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 10 (90.91%) ISEB
1 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
2 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
4 6 (54.55%) Ranorex
4 6 (54.55%) Telerik
5 5 (45.45%) OOD
5 5 (45.45%) C#
5 5 (45.45%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) Web Services
7 3 (27.27%) MSTest
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
7 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
7 3 (27.27%) Selenium
7 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
9 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
9 1 (9.09%) Service Management
9 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (9.09%) Finance

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 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Ranorex
2 3 (27.27%) MSTest
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
2 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Tester
1 9 (81.82%) QA Tester
1 9 (81.82%) Tester
2 7 (63.64%) Software QA Tester
2 7 (63.64%) Software Tester
3 6 (54.55%) Automation Tester
3 6 (54.55%) QA Automation Tester
4 5 (45.45%) Lead Tester
4 5 (45.45%) QA Leader
4 5 (45.45%) Senior Agile Tester
4 5 (45.45%) Senior QA Tester
4 5 (45.45%) Senior Tester
5 3 (27.27%) Analyst
5 3 (27.27%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (27.27%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Tester
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (18.18%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (18.18%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
3 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
3 5 (45.45%) OOD
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) High Availability
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) QMS
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) ISEB
1 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Telerik
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
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