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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
North East / Durham
Rank 23 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 6.19% - 5.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.85% - 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 6
Median salary £55,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
13 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 11.50% 17.04% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 6
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 - 2 £33,250 -
QA
North East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) NHS
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) User Stories
6 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SAP
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
7 1 (8.33%) Marketing
7 1 (8.33%) Business Development
7 1 (8.33%) MBA
7 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (8.33%) 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Java Software Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Software Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Manager
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Head of Programmes
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Budget Control
6 1 (8.33%) Business Development
6 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MBA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Progress
Durham, County Durham
Hainton
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Benefits
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