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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 3.17% 4.76% 4.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.33% 20.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
15 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 23.81% 23.81% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 4
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £38,825 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,750 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 30 January 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 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (66.67%) XenMobile
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Altera
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mechatronics
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) CAD
2 1 (33.33%) EMC

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Technical Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Altera
2 1 (33.33%) EMC