The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southport 6.67% 14.29% 5.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QA
Merseyside

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 Southport region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Southport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southport 6.67% 14.29% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +139.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Southport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Southport

QA
Salary Trend in Southport

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

QA Salary Trend in Southport

QA
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Southport

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southport 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) JBoss
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Southport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southport 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 4 (66.67%) JBoss
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle