The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 20 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.49% 6.29% 0.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 64.71% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Median salary £24,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
QA
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.94% 9.71% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 3
Median salary £31,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.62% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

QA
Salary Trend in Chester

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

QA Salary Trend in Chester

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Chester region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Vertica
3 1 (25.00%) Talend
3 1 (25.00%) Data Stewardship
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Sahi
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Toad
2 1 (25.00%) WatiN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Trainee
2 1 (25.00%) Trainee Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Trainee Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Stewardship
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau
1 1 (25.00%) Talend
1 1 (25.00%) Vertica
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: package
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