The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 3.97% 1.72% 12.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.56% 15.38% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £27,500 £46,250 £20,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.54% +128.39%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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 Crewe region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Crewe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
9 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 7.14% 11.21% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £20,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +85.18%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Crewe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

QA
Salary Trend in Crewe

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

QA Salary Trend in Crewe

QA
Salary Histogram in Crewe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Crewe region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Crewe

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Crewe 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 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) C#

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Crewe 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) IT Architect
3 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
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