The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Knutsford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.38% 4.19% 2.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.50% 70.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £38,750 £29,375 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.91% -39.43%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
16 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 11.03% 5.99% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 5
Average salary £38,750 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.62% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,650 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £49,100 £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Cheshire

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 17 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) LDAP
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) Identity Management
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Identity Management Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
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