The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 1.41% 2.00% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.00% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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 Runcorn region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 14.08% 2.00% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 8
Average salary £32,500 - £29,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 - £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

QA
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

QA Salary Trend in Runcorn

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) GPRS
1 1 (50.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) XenMobile
1 1 (50.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware