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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 26 26
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield - 0.97% 7.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 50.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Median salary - £42,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +49.12%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
4 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 8.33% 1.94% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Median salary £24,000 £42,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.52% +49.12%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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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

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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

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing

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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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Senior QA Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Software Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Software QA Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing