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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 23 37 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 5.74% 3.61% 1.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.82% 35.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Median salary £60,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+84.61% -
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
22 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 18.03% 10.31% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 5
Median salary £52,500 £43,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £32,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Stockton-on-Tees - 2 £29,250 -
Darlington +11 1 £30,000 -7.69%
QA
North East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 10 (76.92%) SAP
1 10 (76.92%) People Management
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) Process Management
4 6 (46.15%) Performance Metrics
4 6 (46.15%) Conflict Management
5 5 (38.46%) Quality Management
5 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
6 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (30.77%) User Experience
7 3 (23.08%) Data Management
7 3 (23.08%) NetWeaver
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 2 (15.38%) SAP PI
8 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
8 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
8 2 (15.38%) RESTful
8 2 (15.38%) CouchDB
8 2 (15.38%) HTML5
8 2 (15.38%) Web Development
8 2 (15.38%) JSON
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
8 2 (15.38%) NoSQL

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 3 (23.08%) NetWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) CouchDB
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
2 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) SAP Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Manager
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Test Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
3 3 (23.08%) UI Developer
3 3 (23.08%) UI/UX Developer
3 3 (23.08%) UX Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Integration Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) SAP PI Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior SAP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) CSS3
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) HTML5
1 2 (15.38%) JDBC
1 2 (15.38%) JMS
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
1 2 (15.38%) Node.js
1 2 (15.38%) REST
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
1 2 (15.38%) SAP PI
1 2 (15.38%) SAP XI
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Metrics
2 4 (30.77%) User Experience
3 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) People Management
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (46.15%) Conflict Management
4 6 (46.15%) Process Management
5 5 (38.46%) Quality Management
5 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
6 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (23.08%) Data Management
7 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 2 (15.38%) MVC
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (15.38%) Web Development
9 1 (7.69%) Migration
9 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) SAP