The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 46 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 17 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.58% 5.92% 4.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 39.76% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 8
Average salary £34,500 £31,250 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.40% +6.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £40,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -
QA
Cheshire

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 Warrington region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
68 83 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 14.32% 14.90% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 52 48 26
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

QA
Salary Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Warrington region.

QA Salary Trend in Warrington

QA
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Warrington

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 21 (65.63%) SQL
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Performance Testing
2 14 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 13 (40.63%) Manual Testing
4 11 (34.38%) .NET
5 10 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (28.13%) Software Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) ISEB
6 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
7 8 (25.00%) Windows
7 8 (25.00%) Scrum
8 7 (21.88%) Finance
9 6 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (18.75%) Release Management
9 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (18.75%) MSTest
10 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
10 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
10 5 (15.63%) HTML
10 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
10 5 (15.63%) Line Management
10 5 (15.63%) User Stories
10 5 (15.63%) Software Delivery
11 4 (12.50%) Java
11 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 4 (12.50%) C#
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.50%) MS Office

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.25%) Mingle
4 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (18.75%) MSTest
2 6 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (9.38%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.25%) CruiseControl
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) WATIR
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Tester
4 6 (18.75%) QA Tester
5 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Design Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Mechanical Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Software Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Manual Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
8 2 (6.25%) QA Leader
9 1 (3.13%) Lead Tester
9 1 (3.13%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) REST
3 3 (9.38%) JSON
3 3 (9.38%) SOAP
3 3 (9.38%) XML
4 2 (6.25%) XSLT
4 2 (6.25%) RESTful
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.25%) HTML5
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.25%) CSS3
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.13%) Java SE
5 1 (3.13%) Java EE
5 1 (3.13%) JPA
5 1 (3.13%) Flash
5 1 (3.13%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Robotics
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Performance Testing
2 14 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 13 (40.63%) Manual Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Software Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
5 8 (25.00%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) Release Management
7 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Software Delivery
7 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
7 5 (15.63%) Line Management
7 5 (15.63%) User Stories
8 4 (12.50%) CAD
8 4 (12.50%) TDD
8 4 (12.50%) Document Management
8 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) C#
2 4 (12.50%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ISEB
2 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Autodesk
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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