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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 18 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 7.61% 12.50% 6.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.67% 92.31% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 1
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
15 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 16.30% 13.54% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 6
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +125.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Altrincham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Altrincham region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Altrincham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 16 (57.14%) Degree
3 14 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 10 (35.71%) Project Management
4 10 (35.71%) Programme Management
5 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (21.43%) ITIL
7 4 (14.29%) UML
7 4 (14.29%) ISEB
7 4 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
7 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.71%) QMS
8 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Service Management
8 3 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (7.14%) SQL
10 1 (3.57%) Oracle
10 1 (3.57%) HND
10 1 (3.57%) CAD
10 1 (3.57%) Autodesk
10 1 (3.57%) Python
10 1 (3.57%) Perl
10 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) Project Manager
3 10 (35.71%) Software Project Manager
3 10 (35.71%) Software Manager
4 8 (28.57%) Consultant
4 8 (28.57%) Implementation Consultant
4 8 (28.57%) Implementation Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Test Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Mechanical Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Mechanical Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (35.71%) Project Management
2 10 (35.71%) Programme Management
3 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) UML
5 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
6 3 (10.71%) QMS
6 3 (10.71%) Service Management
6 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Stress Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Test Management
7 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) HND
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle
1 1 (3.57%) Autodesk
1 1 (3.57%) Aquila
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