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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 17 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - 6.25% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 70.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £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
15 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 13.76% 8.93% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 3
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 6 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) ERP