The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Cheshire / Macclesfield
Rank 18 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 7.69% - 1.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 80.00% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
5 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 9.62% 12.70% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 10
Median salary £20,000 £30,500 £21,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.42% +43.52%
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

The demand trend of job ads across the Macclesfield region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Macclesfield region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (70.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
1 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) Information Governance
2 6 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (30.00%) Law
4 3 (30.00%) Legal
4 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (30.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) HND
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) SQL

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Law
2 3 (30.00%) Legal
2 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 6 (60.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Project Director
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (60.00%) Information Governance
3 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (30.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) HND