The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.74% - 10.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% - 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 16
Median salary £32,250 - £28,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,700 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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 Bolton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.85% 18.10% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 20
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £22,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £49,500 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

QA
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Bolton region.

QA Salary Trend in Bolton

QA
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bolton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Bolton region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
5 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
5 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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