The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.35% 7.89% 7.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 78.26% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 14
Average salary £31,250 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £43,750 £29,450
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £52,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
20 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.73% 10.09% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 21
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Staffordshire

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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

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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

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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 11 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Replication
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (18.75%) Games
5 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Transition Management
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Clustering
7 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
7 1 (6.25%) C#
7 1 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (6.25%) OLTP
7 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (6.25%) Adobe
7 1 (6.25%) ColdFusion
7 1 (6.25%) Apple
7 1 (6.25%) BMC PATROL

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 1 (6.25%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) OLTP
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
1 3 (18.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) DBA
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
2 4 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (18.75%) QA Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Junior DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Hardware Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss Seam
2 1 (6.25%) MXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Transition Management
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Database Security
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Budget Control
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
2 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
2 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe
1 1 (6.25%) Apple
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