The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 4 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich 27.27% 7.32% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Northwich region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Northwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich 27.27% 21.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 0
Average salary £35,000 £16,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+118.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northwich

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Northwich

QA
Salary Trend in Northwich

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

QA Salary Trend in Northwich

QA
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Northwich

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northwich 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 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Interactive TV
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Northwich by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northwich 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (75.00%) QA Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Tester
3 2 (50.00%) UAT Tester
3 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Interactive TV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
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