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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southport 34.78% 22.22% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 61.54% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
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
13 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southport 56.52% 22.22% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 6
Average salary - £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Southport

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Ant
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) JBoss
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) Open Source
1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (75.00%) HornetQ
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) OWASP
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) XHTML
2 6 (75.00%) WSDL
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) IIS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Southport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) JBoss
2 6 (75.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Ant
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Log4j
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Software Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) XHTML
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) JDBC
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) WSDL
2 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) HornetQ
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Open Source
1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) OWASP
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 8 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 8 days ago