The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 9.09% 4.55% 6.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.75% 41.18% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 9
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
16 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 20.78% 11.04% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 10
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +18.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £48,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) WPF
3 3 (37.50%) HL7
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) XSLT
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
1 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Automation Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Automation Test Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) WPF
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
Bolton
greywood
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bens
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