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 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 18 17 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 1.30% 8.70% 1.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.00% 72.73% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Crewe region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Crewe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 12.99% 11.96% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 5
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) MDX
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) ETL

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Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) ETL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Architect
1 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SQL BI Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle