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

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 17 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 4.14% 3.71% 8.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.39% 48.57% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 37
Median salary £30,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,800
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.09%
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
33 35 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 10.51% 7.64% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 67
Median salary £30,500 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.95% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 1 October 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 14 (77.78%) SQL
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (61.11%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (61.11%) MSTest
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) ISEB
4 10 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 10 (55.56%) Manual Testing
4 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
5 9 (50.00%) Release Management
5 9 (50.00%) HP UFT
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) RESTful
7 3 (16.67%) JSON
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Validation
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 3 (16.67%) C#
8 2 (11.11%) C
8 2 (11.11%) HTML
8 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.11%) PHP
8 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.11%) CSS

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 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (61.11%) MSTest
3 9 (50.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.11%) Subversion
6 1 (5.56%) Android Studio
6 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.56%) JUnit
6 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
1 11 (61.11%) Tester
2 10 (55.56%) QA Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) QA Test Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 9 (50.00%) QA Tester
3 9 (50.00%) Software Analyst
3 9 (50.00%) Software QA Tester
3 9 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 9 (50.00%) Software Tester
4 4 (22.22%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Automation Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) RESTful
2 3 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) iOS SDK
3 2 (11.11%) JPA
3 2 (11.11%) Spring
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
4 1 (5.56%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Android
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Manual Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
4 9 (50.00%) Release Management
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
7 2 (11.11%) Android Development
7 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
7 2 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (11.11%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) Open Source
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Test Management
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) C
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) Apple Swift
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Apple
1 1 (5.56%) Google
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle