The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 18 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 10.71% 3.57% 3.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.55% 57.14% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 4
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £45,500 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
22 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 19.64% 6.25% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 6
Median salary £31,000 £42,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £27,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £46,250 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

The demand trend of job ads across the Crewe region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Crewe region with a requirement for QA.

1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) Selenium IDE
4 6 (42.86%) Selenium
4 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (42.86%) HP UFT
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) ISEB
5 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (21.43%) Cognos Controller
6 3 (21.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (21.43%) IBM
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) OLAP
6 3 (21.43%) CRM
6 3 (21.43%) Cognos
6 3 (21.43%) Data Analytics
6 3 (21.43%) Analytics
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (21.43%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) Defect Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (21.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Cognos Controller
2 3 (21.43%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) OLAP
1 3 (21.43%) OLAP Cube
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) HP UFT
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium IDE
1 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 7 (50.00%) Software QA Tester
1 7 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 7 (50.00%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) QA Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Junior
3 3 (21.43%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (7.14%) QA Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) CRM
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Presales
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Cognos
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft