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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 35 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 33 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 7.19% 4.68% 4.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.93% 64.00% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 33 6 20
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,250 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
59 25 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 12.85% 7.31% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 56 11 45
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £20,475 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £37,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Warrington

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 50 (80.65%) SQL
2 35 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (41.94%) Windows
4 25 (40.32%) C#
4 25 (40.32%) Test Scripting
5 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
6 22 (35.48%) Computer Science
7 19 (30.65%) Software Testing
8 18 (29.03%) Oracle
9 17 (27.42%) .NET
9 17 (27.42%) Java
9 17 (27.42%) Degree
10 16 (25.81%) HTML
11 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
12 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (19.35%) Hyper-V
12 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
12 12 (19.35%) Citrix
12 12 (19.35%) VMware
12 12 (19.35%) XML
13 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
13 11 (17.74%) ISEB
13 11 (17.74%) XenApp
13 11 (17.74%) XenDesktop
14 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (16.13%) Multithreading
14 10 (16.13%) C
14 10 (16.13%) C++
14 10 (16.13%) REST
14 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Software

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (14.52%) IIS
2 8 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.68%) SAS
3 6 (9.68%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) LAN
1 3 (4.84%) WAN
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) Big Data
3 6 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (9.68%) QlikView
3 6 (9.68%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.90%) Selenium
2 8 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.90%) MSTest
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (6.45%) Toad
5 2 (3.23%) NUnit
6 1 (1.61%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.61%) WATIR
6 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.68%) French Language
2 6 (9.68%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Analyst
2 13 (20.97%) Automation Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) .NET Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Development Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Senior Development Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Test Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Consultant
6 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Business Consultant
7 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) QA Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) QA Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Trainee
9 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (3.23%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) .NET
2 16 (25.81%) HTML
3 12 (19.35%) XML
4 10 (16.13%) REST
5 9 (14.52%) XML-RPC
5 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
5 9 (14.52%) CSS
5 9 (14.52%) SOAP
5 9 (14.52%) Ajax
5 9 (14.52%) JSON
6 8 (12.90%) JPA
6 8 (12.90%) RESTful
6 8 (12.90%) Java SE
6 8 (12.90%) Java EE
6 8 (12.90%) Hibernate
6 8 (12.90%) Spring
7 6 (9.68%) HTML5
8 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.61%) XSLT
8 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.52%) Open Source
4 6 (9.68%) Data Integration
5 5 (8.06%) Client/Server
5 5 (8.06%) GIS
6 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.32%) Test Scripting
3 19 (30.65%) Software Testing
4 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
5 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (16.13%) Multithreading
6 9 (14.52%) TDD
7 8 (12.90%) Automated Testing
7 8 (12.90%) Release Management
7 8 (12.90%) Performance Testing
8 7 (11.29%) Integration Testing
9 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 6 (9.68%) Analytics
9 6 (9.68%) Data Analysis
9 6 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.06%) SOA
11 4 (6.45%) Project Management
11 4 (6.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 50 (80.65%) SQL
2 25 (40.32%) C#
3 17 (27.42%) Java
4 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
5 10 (16.13%) C++
5 10 (16.13%) C
6 9 (14.52%) T-SQL
7 6 (9.68%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) Degree
2 11 (17.74%) ISEB
3 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.61%) HND
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (19.35%) Hyper-V
1 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.74%) XenApp
2 11 (17.74%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Oracle
2 12 (19.35%) Citrix
2 12 (19.35%) VMware
3 6 (9.68%) Business Objects
3 6 (9.68%) Cognos
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
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