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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 4.71% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.14% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
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
7 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 8.24% 4.65% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 6
Average salary £32,000 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 - £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Google
3 3 (37.50%) Pay per click
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Server Support
1 4 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 4 (50.00%) Server Technician
1 4 (50.00%) Server Support Technician
2 3 (37.50%) PPC Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) PPC Executive
2 3 (37.50%) PPC Manager
2 3 (37.50%) PPC Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Test Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Pay per click
1 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Coaching
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Google
Durham, County Durham
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Copley, County Durham
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago