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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 22 31
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 4.60% 2.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 80.00% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Median salary - £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,800
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.09%
QA
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.51% 5.75% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 6
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +30.08%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

QA
Salary Trend in Preston

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

QA Salary Trend in Preston