The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
North East / Durham
Rank 20 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 7.41% - 6.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% - 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 7
Median salary £55,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Durham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
16 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 14.81% 17.39% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 7
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

QA
Salary Trend in Durham

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

QA Salary Trend in Durham

QA
Salary Histogram in Durham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Durham region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Durham

QA
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Durham region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington - 3 £33,500 - 1
QA
North East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Durham region with a requirement for QA.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
4 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) NHS
4 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 3 (23.08%) User Stories
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) SAP
7 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Data Management
7 2 (15.38%) ERP
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 1 (7.69%) Validation
8 1 (7.69%) OOP
8 1 (7.69%) OO
8 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Durham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Java Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Java Software Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Software Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) QA Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Manager
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Web Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (38.46%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 3 (23.08%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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