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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 24 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 1.02% 3.73% 4.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 55.56% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Average salary £27,500 £28,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -25.97%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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
2 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 2.04% 6.72% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 8
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

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Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Macclesfield
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £28 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago