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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 28 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 40 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 7.94% 5.31% 4.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.82% 56.25% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 40 7 22
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,000 £44,350
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
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 32 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 13.49% 9.44% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 66 16 48
Average salary £35,000 £31,100 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.54% -11.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,275 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 2 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Warrington

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 2 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 53 (86.89%) SQL
2 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (44.26%) Test Scripting
4 26 (42.62%) C#
5 24 (39.34%) Windows
6 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
7 20 (32.79%) Software Testing
8 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
9 16 (26.23%) .NET
9 16 (26.23%) HTML
9 16 (26.23%) Degree
10 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
10 15 (24.59%) XML
11 13 (21.31%) ISEB
11 13 (21.31%) Oracle
12 12 (19.67%) Java
12 12 (19.67%) Citrix
12 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
12 12 (19.67%) VMware
12 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
13 11 (18.03%) XenApp
13 11 (18.03%) XenDesktop
13 11 (18.03%) TDD
13 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
13 11 (18.03%) T-SQL
13 11 (18.03%) C
14 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (14.75%) Multithreading
15 9 (14.75%) JSON

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (14.75%) IIS
2 8 (13.11%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.92%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) LAN
1 3 (4.92%) WAN
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.92%) QlikView
2 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.48%) Selenium
2 7 (11.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.48%) MSTest
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (6.56%) Toad
5 2 (3.28%) NUnit
6 1 (1.64%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.64%) WATIR
6 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) French Language
2 3 (4.92%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Analyst
3 13 (21.31%) Automation Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) .NET Developer
5 9 (14.75%) Development Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Senior Development Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) QA Analyst
6 8 (13.11%) Java Developer
7 7 (11.48%) Test Analyst
8 6 (9.84%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (9.84%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (8.20%) QA Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) QA Automation Engineer
11 3 (4.92%) Trainee
11 3 (4.92%) Business Consultant
11 3 (4.92%) Consultant
11 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
12 2 (3.28%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) HTML
1 16 (26.23%) .NET
2 15 (24.59%) XML
3 9 (14.75%) XML-RPC
3 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET
3 9 (14.75%) CSS
3 9 (14.75%) SOAP
3 9 (14.75%) Ajax
3 9 (14.75%) JSON
3 9 (14.75%) REST
4 8 (13.11%) Spring
4 8 (13.11%) JPA
4 8 (13.11%) RESTful
4 8 (13.11%) Java SE
4 8 (13.11%) Java EE
4 8 (13.11%) Hibernate
5 6 (9.84%) HTML5
6 2 (3.28%) WCF
6 2 (3.28%) WPF
6 2 (3.28%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.75%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (13.11%) Open Source
4 5 (8.20%) Client/Server
4 5 (8.20%) GIS
5 3 (4.92%) NHS
5 3 (4.92%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.28%) SystemC
6 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) UNIX
3 3 (4.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (44.26%) Test Scripting
3 20 (32.79%) Software Testing
4 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
5 11 (18.03%) TDD
6 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (14.75%) Multithreading
8 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
8 8 (13.11%) Automated Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Integration Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Release Management
9 7 (11.48%) Performance Testing
10 6 (9.84%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
11 5 (8.20%) SOA
12 4 (6.56%) Project Management
12 4 (6.56%) Scrum
12 4 (6.56%) Agile Project Management
13 3 (4.92%) Analytics
13 3 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (86.89%) SQL
2 26 (42.62%) C#
3 12 (19.67%) Java
4 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.03%) T-SQL
4 11 (18.03%) C
5 9 (14.75%) C++
6 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Degree
2 13 (21.31%) ISEB
3 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) HND
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
1 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.03%) XenApp
2 11 (18.03%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Oracle
2 12 (19.67%) Citrix
2 12 (19.67%) VMware
3 3 (4.92%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.92%) Cognos
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago