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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 22 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 11.66% 9.41% 1.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 82.61% 61.54% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 4
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
23 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 14.11% 15.29% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 11
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £38,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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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 23 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Stockport

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (56.82%) MS Excel
1 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 19 (43.18%) ISEB
4 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
5 15 (34.09%) Mac OS X
6 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
6 13 (29.55%) VMware
6 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
6 13 (29.55%) Windows 10
6 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (27.27%) JIRA
8 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 11 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
8 11 (25.00%) Case Management
9 9 (20.45%) SoapUI
9 9 (20.45%) Selenium
9 9 (20.45%) C#
10 8 (18.18%) Java
10 8 (18.18%) SOAP
10 8 (18.18%) Test Management
10 8 (18.18%) WebDriver
10 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
11 7 (15.91%) Product Management
11 7 (15.91%) Cucumber

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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 25 (56.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) JIRA
2 9 (20.45%) Selenium
2 9 (20.45%) SoapUI
3 8 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 7 (15.91%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.55%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Tester
2 19 (43.18%) QA Tester
3 14 (31.82%) QA Engineer
4 12 (27.27%) Lead Tester
4 12 (27.27%) QA Leader
4 12 (27.27%) Senior QA Tester
4 12 (27.27%) Senior Tester
5 8 (18.18%) Analyst
5 8 (18.18%) Test Analyst
6 7 (15.91%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (15.91%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 6 (13.64%) IT Manager
7 6 (13.64%) IT Support
7 6 (13.64%) IT Support Manager
7 6 (13.64%) Support Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Development Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Mac Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior QA Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) SOAP
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.27%) J2EE
4 1 (2.27%) jQuery
4 1 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 15 (34.09%) Mac OS X
4 13 (29.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
3 11 (25.00%) Case Management
3 11 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 8 (18.18%) Test Management
5 7 (15.91%) Product Management
5 7 (15.91%) SDLC
6 6 (13.64%) ITIL
6 6 (13.64%) Line Management
6 6 (13.64%) Process Improvement
7 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Scrum
8 4 (9.09%) Security Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.55%) Project Management
9 2 (4.55%) Stress Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) C#
2 8 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) C
3 2 (4.55%) PHP
3 2 (4.55%) Ruby
3 2 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) ISEB
2 6 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (29.55%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) SolarWinds
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