The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Darlington region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Darlington 5.41% 3.23% 8.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £33,250 £77,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-57.09% +103.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £77,500 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £77,500 £38,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
Durham

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 Darlington region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Darlington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Darlington 8.11% 9.68% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Median salary £33,250 £57,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.17% +51.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £55,500 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £38,400 £73,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Darlington

The demand trend of job ads across the Darlington region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Darlington

QA
Salary Trend in Darlington

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

QA Salary Trend in Darlington

QA
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Darlington

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Darlington region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Darlington by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle