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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 18 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 6.14% 4.41% 3.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 70.00% 27.27% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Median salary £27,500 £36,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% -23.68%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
10 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 8.77% 16.18% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 8
Median salary £27,500 £26,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -15.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £23,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,740 £55,000 £42,950
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
1 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
1 6 (85.71%) Information Governance
1 6 (85.71%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) SOA

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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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Software Tester
1 6 (85.71%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Release Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Defect Tracking
1 6 (85.71%) Information Governance
1 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago