The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southport region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southport 40.00% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southport 80.00% - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £25,750 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southport

The demand trend of job ads across the Southport region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Southport

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Southport region with a requirement for QA.

1 16 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (87.50%) Java
3 13 (81.25%) HTML
3 13 (81.25%) CSS
3 13 (81.25%) Web Services
3 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (68.75%) Spring
4 11 (68.75%) Unix
4 11 (68.75%) Linux
4 11 (68.75%) JBoss
4 11 (68.75%) Shell Script
4 11 (68.75%) Analytics
4 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 3 (18.75%) MySQL
7 3 (18.75%) JMeter
7 3 (18.75%) Validation
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (18.75%) PHP
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Ant
7 3 (18.75%) Web Development
7 3 (18.75%) Ruby
7 3 (18.75%) JIRA
7 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
7 3 (18.75%) WATIR
7 3 (18.75%) Selenium

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Southport 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 11 (68.75%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) PuTTY
1 3 (18.75%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Ant
1 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
1 3 (18.75%) JMeter
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
1 3 (18.75%) TortoiseSVN
1 3 (18.75%) WATIR
1 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
1 13 (81.25%) Software Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Java Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) QA Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) CSS
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
1 13 (81.25%) Web Services
2 11 (68.75%) Spring
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) Ajax
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (12.50%) CSS3
3 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 2 (12.50%) JSON
3 2 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
1 11 (68.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Analytics
2 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle