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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 17 18
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria - 1.75% 4.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 9.09% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +69.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
23 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 30.67% 19.30% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 4
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £42,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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