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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 43 29 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.12% 6.91% 2.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.09% 52.08% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 11
Median salary £21,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
33 48 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 12.27% 13.26% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 39 61
Median salary £30,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.86% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £33,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

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 23 February 2017, 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 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 8 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (58.33%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (58.33%) MSTest
4 7 (58.33%) Release Management
4 7 (58.33%) ISEB
4 7 (58.33%) HP UFT
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) C
8 2 (16.67%) JIRA
8 2 (16.67%) WPF
8 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) Kanban
8 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) OOD
8 2 (16.67%) Scrum
8 2 (16.67%) WinForms
8 2 (16.67%) C++
8 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (16.67%) OO
8 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 2 (16.67%) MVVM

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 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (58.33%) HP UFT
2 7 (58.33%) MSTest
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) QA Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) QA Tester
2 7 (58.33%) Software Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Software QA Tester
2 7 (58.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Software Tester
2 7 (58.33%) Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) WinForms
2 2 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
3 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 7 (58.33%) Release Management
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Kanban
6 2 (16.67%) MVVM
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (16.67%) OOD
6 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Logistics
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) C
4 2 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle