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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.86% 6.93% 2.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.00% 66.67% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 6
Median salary £56,250 £40,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,900 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
12 21 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.15% 10.40% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 38
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £19,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,320 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +6.02%

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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

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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

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for QA.

1 13 (65.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) .NET
3 11 (55.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (45.00%) CSS
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) HTML5
5 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (40.00%) MVC
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (35.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) CSS3
6 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (30.00%) Open Source
7 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
7 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 6 (30.00%) OOP
7 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
7 6 (30.00%) SOA
7 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (25.00%) Web Development
8 5 (25.00%) jQuery
9 4 (20.00%) Selenium
9 4 (20.00%) Degree

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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 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.00%) MS Access
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) Neo4j
5 1 (5.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) AccuRev
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) QADirector
3 2 (10.00%) TestPartner
3 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.00%) Gatling
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Designer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Technical Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Architect
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) HTML5
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (35.00%) CSS3
6 5 (25.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
8 2 (10.00%) Ajax
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (10.00%) Velocity
8 2 (10.00%) WinForms
8 2 (10.00%) WPF
8 2 (10.00%) XHTML
8 2 (10.00%) XML
9 1 (5.00%) Kafka
9 1 (5.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
2 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (10.00%) iPad
5 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (30.00%) OOP
4 6 (30.00%) Open Source
4 6 (30.00%) SOA
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) SDLC
7 3 (15.00%) DevOps
7 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (15.00%) High Availability
7 3 (15.00%) OO
7 3 (15.00%) Service Design
7 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) VB
5 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.00%) Erlang
6 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (10.00%) VBA
7 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) TOWER Software
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
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