The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesbrough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 19 18
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough - 7.27% 1.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 100.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
North Yorkshire

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 Middlesbrough region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Middlesbrough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 3.85% 7.27% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesbrough

The demand trend of job ads across the Middlesbrough region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesbrough

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Salary Trend in Middlesbrough

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

QA Salary Trend in Middlesbrough

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Middlesbrough region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (66.67%) Redmine
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough 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 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Redmine
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Junior
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
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