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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.26% 3.87% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.18% 63.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
11 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 6.92% 6.08% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 8
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £30,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,650 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -

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 29 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Teradata
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Operations Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Service Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Database Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Manager
2 1 (16.67%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Teradata
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IBM