The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.39% 4.06% 5.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 42.55% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 27
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
15 47 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 5.98% 9.53% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 44 74
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,050 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of job ads across the Warrington region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Warrington region with a requirement for QA.

1 17 (58.62%) Java
1 17 (58.62%) Test Automation
2 16 (55.17%) C#
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (48.28%) SDLC
4 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
4 10 (34.48%) WebDriver
4 10 (34.48%) Selenium
5 9 (31.03%) SoapUI
5 9 (31.03%) .NET
5 9 (31.03%) SOAP
6 8 (27.59%) Performance Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Test Management
7 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
7 7 (24.14%) MSTest
7 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
7 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (24.14%) Defect Management
7 7 (24.14%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (24.14%) Finance
7 7 (24.14%) Validation
7 7 (24.14%) ISEB
7 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
7 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
7 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
8 5 (17.24%) OO
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
8 5 (17.24%) RESTful
9 4 (13.79%) Android

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.90%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
1 10 (34.48%) Selenium
1 10 (34.48%) WebDriver
2 9 (31.03%) SoapUI
3 7 (24.14%) MSTest
3 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
4 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 4 (13.79%) Subversion
5 2 (6.90%) Android Studio
5 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.90%) JUnit
5 2 (6.90%) NUnit
5 2 (6.90%) Xcode
6 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Automation Test Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Test Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Tester
4 7 (24.14%) Automation Tester
4 7 (24.14%) Developer in Test
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Automation Tester
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Test Automation Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Tester
4 7 (24.14%) Test Automation Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Android Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) iOS Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Architect
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
1 9 (31.03%) SOAP
2 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
2 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.24%) RESTful
4 4 (13.79%) CSS
4 4 (13.79%) HTML
4 4 (13.79%) iOS SDK
4 4 (13.79%) Web Services
5 3 (10.34%) JSON
5 3 (10.34%) SAP Business Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) Android SDK
6 2 (6.90%) XML
7 1 (3.45%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.45%) Java EE
7 1 (3.45%) JPA
7 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
1 4 (13.79%) NHS
2 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Android
1 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
1 4 (13.79%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Test Automation
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (48.28%) SDLC
4 8 (27.59%) Performance Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Defect Management
5 7 (24.14%) Test Management
5 7 (24.14%) Validation
6 5 (17.24%) OO
6 5 (17.24%) TDD
7 4 (13.79%) Android Development
7 4 (13.79%) iOS Development
7 4 (13.79%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (13.79%) Web Development
8 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) OCR
8 3 (10.34%) Service Design
8 3 (10.34%) Service Management
8 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.34%) Workflow
9 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
5 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.79%) PHP
6 3 (10.34%) ABAP
6 3 (10.34%) C++
7 2 (6.90%) C
7 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.45%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.45%) Python
8 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ISEB
1 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) OpenText
1 3 (10.34%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) Apple
2 2 (6.90%) Google
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago