The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 2.34% 8.43% 3.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 78.95% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £55,000 £33,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.78%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £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 Macclesfield region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 3.51% 10.67% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 11
Average salary £40,000 £24,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.26% -53.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £21,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £30,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

QA
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

QA Salary Trend in Macclesfield

QA
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) VBA
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) UML
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) .NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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.

Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) UML
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) People Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago