The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Durham region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 14 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 2.26% 3.64% 3.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 25.00% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
9 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 6.77% 14.55% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 11
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £67,500 £33,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
North East

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees - 3 £32,500 -
QA
North East

QA
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 3 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics

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Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Google Analytics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) PPC Specialist
1 3 (100.00%) PPC Manager
1 3 (100.00%) PPC Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) PPC Executive
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Google