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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 28 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 7.29% 3.88% 2.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 82.35% 34.78% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 4
Median salary £45,000 £41,250 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +21.32%
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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
17 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 8.85% 11.17% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 19
Median salary £42,500 £46,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +21.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,620 £19,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,500 £66,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for QA.

1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) N-Tier
2 10 (52.63%) SOA
2 10 (52.63%) NoSQL
3 9 (47.37%) HTML5
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) CSS
4 8 (42.11%) OOP
4 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) MVC
4 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (36.84%) High Availability
5 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
5 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
5 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 7 (36.84%) Service Design
5 7 (36.84%) RDBMS
5 7 (36.84%) SOAP
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 6 (31.58%) Erlang
6 6 (31.58%) Functional Programming
6 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
6 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
6 6 (31.58%) Velocity
6 6 (31.58%) Inversion of Control

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) NoSQL
2 7 (36.84%) RDBMS
2 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) Neo4j
3 3 (15.79%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Gatling
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Automotive
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Software Architect
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Architect
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Database Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Project Leader
5 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Manager
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) C# Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Designer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Project Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Testing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) HTML5
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (36.84%) jQuery
4 7 (36.84%) SOAP
5 6 (31.58%) Velocity
6 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
6 5 (26.32%) CSS3
7 4 (21.05%) Ajax
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (21.05%) WinForms
7 4 (21.05%) XHTML
8 3 (15.79%) Kafka
8 3 (15.79%) WPF
9 1 (5.26%) XML
9 1 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) N-Tier
2 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 6 (31.58%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (15.79%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) SOA
2 8 (42.11%) MVC
2 8 (42.11%) OOP
3 7 (36.84%) High Availability
3 7 (36.84%) Service Design
3 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Functional Programming
4 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
5 5 (26.32%) Web Development
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Open Source
6 4 (21.05%) Software Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) Coaching
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) People Management
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) Erlang
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) TypeScript
6 4 (21.05%) VB
7 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) TOWER Software
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
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