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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 46 49 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 13 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.61% 2.56% 7.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.36% 35.14% 48.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 38
Median salary £42,500 £38,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
11 37 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 4.42% 7.30% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 78
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £32,500 £23,425
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £49,450 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 July 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 16 (57.14%) Java
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
3 14 (50.00%) C#
4 12 (42.86%) SQL
4 12 (42.86%) SDLC
5 9 (32.14%) .NET
6 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 8 (28.57%) Selenium
6 8 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 8 (28.57%) Performance Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Test Management
7 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (25.00%) MSTest
7 7 (25.00%) RESTful
7 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
7 7 (25.00%) Defect Management
7 7 (25.00%) Finance
7 7 (25.00%) Validation
7 7 (25.00%) TDD
7 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (25.00%) SOAP
7 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 7 (25.00%) ISEB
8 5 (17.86%) OO
8 5 (17.86%) JSON

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 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 8 (28.57%) Selenium
1 8 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 7 (25.00%) MSTest
2 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.29%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) Android Studio
4 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.14%) JUnit
4 2 (7.14%) NUnit
4 2 (7.14%) Xcode
5 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Tester
3 8 (28.57%) Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 7 (25.00%) Developer in Test
4 7 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Automation Tester
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Test Automation Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Tester
4 7 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (25.00%) RESTful
2 7 (25.00%) SOAP
3 5 (17.86%) JSON
4 4 (14.29%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) iOS SDK
4 4 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
5 3 (10.71%) JPA
5 3 (10.71%) SAP Business Workflow
5 3 (10.71%) Spring
6 2 (7.14%) Android SDK
6 2 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (3.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 4 (14.29%) NHS
2 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Data Structures
2 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Android
1 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 4 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
3 12 (42.86%) SDLC
4 8 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 7 (25.00%) TDD
5 7 (25.00%) Test Management
5 7 (25.00%) Validation
6 5 (17.86%) OO
7 4 (14.29%) Android Development
7 4 (14.29%) iOS Development
7 4 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.29%) Web Development
8 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.71%) OCR
8 3 (10.71%) Open Source
8 3 (10.71%) Service Management
8 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) C#
3 12 (42.86%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.29%) PHP
6 3 (10.71%) ABAP
6 3 (10.71%) C++
7 2 (7.14%) C
7 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.57%) Python
8 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ISEB
1 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) OpenText
1 3 (10.71%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Apple
2 2 (7.14%) Google