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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 41 14
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -27
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 3.50% 0.46% 7.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.46% 3.85% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Median salary £31,500 £77,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-59.35% +121.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £77,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £77,500 £38,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
13 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 9.09% 12.04% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 4
Median salary £41,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £33,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,200 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,619 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +6.02%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 2 £33,250 -57.09%
QA
North East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) SAP
2 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Quality Management
4 4 (28.57%) People Management
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
5 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Conflict Management
5 3 (21.43%) Process Management
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Data Management
6 2 (14.29%) NetWeaver
6 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) SAP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Manager
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) UI Developer
3 2 (14.29%) UI/UX Developer
3 2 (14.29%) UX Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Programmes
4 1 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Integration Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) JDBC
2 1 (7.14%) JMS
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis
2 1 (7.14%) SAP PI
2 1 (7.14%) SAP XI
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
3 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) People Management
4 4 (28.57%) Quality Management
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Conflict Management
5 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Process Management
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Data Management
6 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MBA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Progress