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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 7.34% 12.11% 5.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.14% 64.29% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 12
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £36,350
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
28 42 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 12.84% 18.83% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 28 42 18
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,050 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +6.02%

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

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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 7 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Stockport

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 30 (96.77%) ISEB
2 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) MS Excel
2 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 26 (83.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (83.87%) Windows Server
3 22 (70.97%) Automated Testing
4 17 (54.84%) VMware
4 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
4 17 (54.84%) Mac OS X
4 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
4 17 (54.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (54.84%) Case Management
4 17 (54.84%) Defect Tracking
4 17 (54.84%) Windows 10
4 17 (54.84%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (41.94%) Test Management
6 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
6 9 (29.03%) Product Management
6 9 (29.03%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (29.03%) JIRA
7 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
8 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) SDLC

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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 (83.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (83.87%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) QA Tester
1 26 (83.87%) Tester
2 21 (67.74%) Senior QA Tester
2 21 (67.74%) Senior Tester
3 17 (54.84%) Lead Tester
3 17 (54.84%) QA Leader
4 9 (29.03%) QA Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior QA Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) SOAP
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (54.84%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Windows
1 26 (83.87%) Windows Server
2 17 (54.84%) Mac OS X
2 17 (54.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Automated Testing
2 17 (54.84%) Case Management
2 17 (54.84%) Defect Tracking
3 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) Test Management
4 9 (29.03%) Product Management
4 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
5 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.90%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
6 4 (12.90%) SDLC
6 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
6 4 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (96.77%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
1 17 (54.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) VMware
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Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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