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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 15.28% 2.17% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 40.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
11 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 15.28% 5.43% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Salford region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Salford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 14 (93.33%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) Degree
3 11 (73.33%) JIRA
3 11 (73.33%) Computer Science
3 11 (73.33%) Selenium
3 11 (73.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (73.33%) Test Scripting
3 11 (73.33%) WatiN
3 11 (73.33%) Telerik
3 11 (73.33%) Automated Testing
3 11 (73.33%) Regression Testing
3 11 (73.33%) Workflow
3 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 11 (73.33%) PL/SQL
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) .NET
3 11 (73.33%) XML
3 11 (73.33%) HND
3 11 (73.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) JIRA
1 11 (73.33%) Selenium
1 11 (73.33%) WatiN
2 1 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (6.67%) Gradle
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Tester
1 11 (73.33%) QA Tester
1 11 (73.33%) Automated Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Quality Manager
2 2 (13.33%) QA Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
1 11 (73.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Regression Testing
1 11 (73.33%) Workflow
1 11 (73.33%) Automated Testing
1 11 (73.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (73.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) PL/SQL
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 11 (73.33%) HND
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Telerik
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
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Posted: 25 days ago