The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 35 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 40 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.08% 14.29% 11.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.14% 74.07% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 20
Average salary £35,750 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.90% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £60,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%
QA
Staffordshire

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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
35 54 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.15% 19.29% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 20
Average salary £19,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-62.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

QA
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

QA Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

QA
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) ActionScript
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Flash
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) CMS
5 2 (18.18%) Games
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) Degree

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) QA Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Hardware Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Flash
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) MXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) ActionScript
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 1 (9.09%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Progress
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
1 1 (9.09%) Apple
1 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
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