The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 5.08% 20.37% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 84.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 0
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
Manchester

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 Oldham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 10.17% 24.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 0
Median salary £41,250 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +6.02%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

QA
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

QA Salary Trend in Oldham

QA
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Oldham region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Extranet

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Extranet
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Leader
1 2 (66.67%) QA Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft