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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 11 29
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 2.56% 18.18% 3.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.00% 81.48% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 5
Average salary £37,500 £28,875 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -46.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £20,250 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
20 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 17.09% 22.31% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 12
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Crewe

QA
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Retail

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 2 (66.67%) QA Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £7,995 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Crewe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago