The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 10 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 6.45% 6.56% 2.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
QA
Manchester

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 Salford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 9.68% 9.84% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

QA
Salary Trend in Salford

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

QA Salary Trend in Salford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Salford region with a requirement for QA.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (75.00%) Defect Management
3 4 (50.00%) JMeter
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) OWASP
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) Gerrit
3 4 (50.00%) QA Automation
3 4 (50.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Docker
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Appium
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (50.00%) Gerrit
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) JMeter
2 4 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) Appium
3 2 (25.00%) Gradle
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Java Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) QA Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) QA Test Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) QA Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) QA Tester
3 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Tester
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Tester
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 2 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Defect Management
1 6 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) API Testing
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) OWASP
2 4 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet