The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Salford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 2.63% 3.33% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 2.63% 3.33% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% +34.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
Manchester

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) BBC
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) Business Development
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Service Assurance Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) BBC
2 1 (14.29%) Interactive TV
2 1 (14.29%) IPTV
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Games
2 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Development
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Bright Future Software
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 (DOE)
Posted: 14 days ago
MediaCityUK, Salford
Bright Future Software
Salary: £40 - 50K, dependent on experience
Posted: 14 days ago