The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.13% 3.85% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £43,750 £30,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% +57.89%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
Lancashire

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

QA
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Test Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Architect
1 1 (100.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree