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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 23 17
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford - 1.27% 1.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 25.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £41,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +43.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 4.12% 5.06% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Average salary - £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 18 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Business Development
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) E-Learning

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Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Business Development
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft