The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 10.34% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 81.82% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
QA
North East

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
11 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 12.64% 3.49% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £32,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 9 (81.82%) Retail
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (72.73%) Banking
3 6 (54.55%) Coaching
4 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 4 (36.36%) Cryptography
4 4 (36.36%) BASE24
4 4 (36.36%) ISO 8583
4 4 (36.36%) Tandem
4 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) VocaLink
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) COBOL
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) J2EE
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) DB2
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 4 (36.36%) ATM
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) SLA
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
4 4 (36.36%) HP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) BASE24
2 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) ATM
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) DB2
General
1 9 (81.82%) Retail
2 8 (72.73%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Technical Specialist
1 4 (36.36%) Server Support Technician
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (36.36%) Server Technician
1 4 (36.36%) Server Support
1 4 (36.36%) Support Technician
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Technician
3 1 (9.09%) PPC Executive
3 1 (9.09%) PPC Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Manager
3 1 (9.09%) PPC Manager
3 1 (9.09%) PPC Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) J2EE
1 4 (36.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Cryptography
2 4 (36.36%) Tandem
2 4 (36.36%) EMV
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Coaching
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (9.09%) Pay per click
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) C++
1 4 (36.36%) COBOL
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) PL/1
1 4 (36.36%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO 8583
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VocaLink
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) NCR
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Planview
3 1 (9.09%) Google
Copley, County Durham
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