The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesbrough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 19.15% 7.02% 3.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 88.89% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 2
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £19,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +55.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
9 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 19.15% 7.89% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 6
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesbrough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Middlesbrough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesbrough

QA
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

QA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesbrough 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 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) JSON
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
1 9 (100.00%) jQuery
1 9 (100.00%) RESTful
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Redmine
2 5 (55.56%) Regular Expression
2 5 (55.56%) Marketing
2 5 (55.56%) Internet Marketing
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) SaaS
3 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesbrough 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
1 9 (100.00%) Redmine
General
1 5 (55.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Tester
2 5 (55.56%) QA Tester
3 4 (44.44%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) JSON
1 9 (100.00%) jQuery
1 9 (100.00%) RESTful
2 5 (55.56%) Regular Expression
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Internet Marketing
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree