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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 41 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.33% 4.56% 3.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.43% 54.84% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 13
Median salary £26,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £33,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,650 £53,500 £38,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%

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
35 31 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 11.67% 8.31% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 47
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £33,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Warrington

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 14 (87.50%) SQL
1 14 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 12 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (75.00%) Manual Testing
3 12 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (68.75%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (68.75%) MSTest
4 11 (68.75%) Release Management
4 11 (68.75%) ISEB
4 11 (68.75%) HP UFT
4 11 (68.75%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) MVC
7 3 (18.75%) C
8 2 (12.50%) JIRA
8 2 (12.50%) WPF
8 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Kanban
8 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) OOD
8 2 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (12.50%) WinForms
8 2 (12.50%) C++
8 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (12.50%) OO
8 2 (12.50%) 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 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (68.75%) HP UFT
2 11 (68.75%) MSTest
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
1 12 (75.00%) QA Analyst
1 12 (75.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 12 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 11 (68.75%) QA Tester
2 11 (68.75%) Software Analyst
2 11 (68.75%) Software QA Tester
2 11 (68.75%) Software Test Analyst
2 11 (68.75%) Software Tester
2 11 (68.75%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) WinForms
2 2 (12.50%) WPF
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
3 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
3 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) Manual Testing
3 12 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 12 (75.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (68.75%) Release Management
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Kanban
6 2 (12.50%) MVVM
6 2 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (12.50%) OOD
6 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Logistics
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) C
4 2 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle