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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 7.02% 3.45% 18.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 80.00% 33.33% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 12
Average salary £30,000 £19,250 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.84% -36.88%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
10 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 8.77% 10.34% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 15
Average salary £29,000 £20,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% -34.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £18,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £63,000 £20,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
1 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Web Development
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) WatiN
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) WinForms
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) WatiN
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) QA Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) WinForms
1 3 (37.50%) WCF
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Web Development
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft