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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 19 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 2.91% - 5.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
4 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 3.88% 4.63% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £67,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +80.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Durham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington - 2 £38,000 -
QA
North East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (61.54%) Banking
1 8 (61.54%) Retail
1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Coaching
3 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) COBOL
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) J2EE
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) DB2
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 4 (30.77%) ATM
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) SLA
4 4 (30.77%) IBM
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) NCR
4 4 (30.77%) PL/1
4 4 (30.77%) EMV
4 4 (30.77%) JCL
4 4 (30.77%) Mainframe

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) ATM
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (61.54%) Banking
1 8 (61.54%) Retail
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Server Support
1 4 (30.77%) Support Technician
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (30.77%) Server Support Technician
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Technical Specialist
1 4 (30.77%) Server Technician
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Technician
2 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) J2EE
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 4 (30.77%) Tandem
3 4 (30.77%) Cryptography
3 4 (30.77%) EMV
3 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Coaching
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.69%) Product Management
5 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PL/1
2 4 (30.77%) JCL
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
1 4 (30.77%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
1 4 (30.77%) HP
1 4 (30.77%) NCR
1 4 (30.77%) VocaLink
2 1 (7.69%) Planview
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago