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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Manchester / Salford
Rank 12 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 4.00% 15.63% 20.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 8
Median salary £37,747 £30,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.82% -21.05%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
4 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 8.00% 15.63% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 8
Median salary £37,747 £30,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.82% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,574 £30,000 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,324 £38,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 16 January 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Web 2.0
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Google Play
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Gradle
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Google

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 (66.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Android Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Mobile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Web 2.0
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Google
Salford, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago