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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 5.88% 1.37% 13.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 33.33% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 12
Median salary £24,000 £27,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £27,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £27,500 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
5 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 9.80% 4.11% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 21
Median salary £23,500 £24,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% -56.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £21,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £60,000 £26,800
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 7 (87.50%) ISEB
1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Ranorex
3 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) Telerik
4 4 (50.00%) OOD
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) MSTest
4 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Replication

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 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Ranorex
2 4 (50.00%) MSTest
2 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Tester
1 6 (75.00%) QA Tester
1 6 (75.00%) Software QA Tester
1 6 (75.00%) Software Tester
1 6 (75.00%) Tester
2 5 (62.50%) Automation Tester
2 5 (62.50%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Junior QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Production DBA
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) QMS
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ISEB
1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Telerik
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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