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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 3.82% - 1.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.58% - 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £61,250 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -0.65%
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
19 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 12.10% 4.35% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 4
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £25,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £38,500 £25,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) ISEB
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Retail
6 4 (26.67%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (26.67%) Selenium
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) UNIX
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Middleware
6 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
8 2 (13.33%) TDD
8 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (13.33%) BDD

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) QA Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) QA Tester
4 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Tester
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) Middleware
3 4 (26.67%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 2 (13.33%) LINQ
4 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) New Media
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Market Making
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) MCP
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft