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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 30 20
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford - 2.26% 4.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 33.33% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £42,500 £29,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +44.68%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -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
9 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 6.29% 6.78% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 5
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £30,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £54,900 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement