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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 1.47% 2.17% 4.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
QA
North West

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 Cumbria region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cumbria
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
9 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 13.24% 4.35% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% +19.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £33,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

QA
Salary Trend in Cumbria

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

QA Salary Trend in Cumbria

QA
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (50.00%) People Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Chief Information Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508