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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 2.00% 6.82% 1.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 50.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
5 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 10.00% 13.64% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Average salary £25,000 £26,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 11 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mechatronics
1 1 (100.00%) Altera
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Mechatronics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Altera
Runcorn
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £11,992.24 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, bupa etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + contributary pension, bonus, bupa etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bomus, pension, life assurance
Posted: 7 days ago