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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 14 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 8.82% - 6.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.15% - 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 10
Median salary £40,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
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 Bolton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
13 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 19.12% 4.58% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 13
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 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 Bolton region with a requirement for QA.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) SOAP
2 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) WebDriver
2 9 (81.82%) Cucumber
2 9 (81.82%) SoapUI
2 9 (81.82%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) WPF
3 2 (18.18%) HL7
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Cucumber
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
1 9 (81.82%) SoapUI
1 9 (81.82%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Automation Test Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) WPF
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) SDLC
2 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire, Blackburn, Greater Manchester
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18,000 to £24,000 + excellent bens package
Posted: 23 days ago