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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.22% 4.65% 4.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.39% 47.06% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 2
Average salary £33,250 £37,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.33% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £19,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £55,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
23 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.78% 9.88% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 5
Average salary £27,500 £25,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% -43.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £55,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 2 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) CMS
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) ActionScript
3 5 (50.00%) Flash
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) jQuery
7 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Time Management
7 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
7 1 (10.00%) AccuRev
7 1 (10.00%) RESTful
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Architect
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Development Team Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 5 (50.00%) Flash
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (10.00%) XHTML
5 1 (10.00%) WinForms
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) ActionScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
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