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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.17% 5.79% 2.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.00% 39.47% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 3
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
25 38 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 11.31% 14.67% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 3
Average salary £34,000 £22,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.11% -25.00%
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 22 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
1 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) CMS
2 5 (45.45%) Flash
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) ActionScript
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Progress
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Games
5 1 (9.09%) WinForms
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 5 (45.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Web Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Senior Web Developer
2 3 (27.27%) QA Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Development Team Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
2 5 (45.45%) Flash
3 1 (9.09%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
1 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
1 5 (45.45%) ActionScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 2 (18.18%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Progress
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + +Bonus+Full package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago