The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 18 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.47% 1.20% 3.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 90.00% 22.22% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 6
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +71.42%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
QA
Cheshire

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 Knutsford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 11.63% 5.39% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 8
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +23.37%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

QA
Salary Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Knutsford region.

QA Salary Trend in Knutsford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (80.00%) Process Improvement
3 8 (80.00%) Spring
3 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Ionic Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) OOD

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (90.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 9 (90.00%) C# Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# Software Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (80.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Ionic Framework
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft