The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 18 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 27 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.76% 12.50% 1.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.00% 77.14% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 3
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +18.64%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,800
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.09%
QA
Manchester

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 Stockport region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
25 35 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 13.09% 16.20% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 24 35 3
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £27,700 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £29,900 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

The demand trend of job ads across the Stockport region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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Salary Trend in Stockport

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

QA Salary Trend in Stockport

QA
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Stockport

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Top 29 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Stockport region with a requirement for QA.

1 26 (96.30%) Windows
1 26 (96.30%) MS Excel
1 26 (96.30%) Microsoft
1 26 (96.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 24 (88.89%) ISEB
3 17 (62.96%) Mac OS X
3 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
4 16 (59.26%) Automated Testing
5 15 (55.56%) VMware
5 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 15 (55.56%) Case Management
5 15 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (55.56%) Defect Tracking
5 15 (55.56%) Windows 10
5 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (40.74%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (40.74%) JIRA
6 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
7 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (33.33%) Test Management
7 9 (33.33%) Product Management
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.70%) SOAP
9 1 (3.70%) Web Services
9 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.70%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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:

Applications
1 26 (96.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (96.30%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) QA Tester
1 24 (88.89%) Tester
2 15 (55.56%) Lead Tester
2 15 (55.56%) QA Leader
2 15 (55.56%) Senior QA Tester
2 15 (55.56%) Senior Tester
3 11 (40.74%) QA Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Mac Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 17 (62.96%) Mac OS X
4 15 (55.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Automated Testing
2 15 (55.56%) Case Management
2 15 (55.56%) Defect Tracking
3 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
4 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (33.33%) Product Management
4 9 (33.33%) Test Management
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) ISEB
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) VMware
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
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