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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Manchester / Stockport
Rank 24 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 7.82% 13.16% 7.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 56.00% 75.76% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 16
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 33 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 13.97% 17.37% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 28
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £36,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

QA
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

QA
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 23 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Stockport

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 22 (95.65%) ISEB
2 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) MS Excel
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
3 16 (69.57%) Automated Testing
4 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (47.83%) Mac OS X
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (47.83%) VMware
5 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
5 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (47.83%) Test Management
5 11 (47.83%) Case Management
5 11 (47.83%) Defect Tracking
5 11 (47.83%) Windows 10
5 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (26.09%) Product Management
6 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (26.09%) JIRA
7 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
7 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
7 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (21.74%) SDLC

QA
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 17 (73.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) QA Tester
1 17 (73.91%) Tester
2 15 (65.22%) Senior QA Tester
2 15 (65.22%) Senior Tester
3 11 (47.83%) Lead Tester
3 11 (47.83%) QA Leader
4 6 (26.09%) QA Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Test Manager
6 4 (17.39%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
1 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
2 11 (47.83%) Mac OS X
2 11 (47.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Automated Testing
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) Case Management
3 11 (47.83%) Defect Tracking
3 11 (47.83%) Test Management
4 6 (26.09%) Product Management
4 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
5 5 (21.74%) SDLC
5 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
5 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
5 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) ISEB
2 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago