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 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 51 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs citing QA 22 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 4.82% 4.27% 6.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.14% 35.59% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 14
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
51 59 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 11.18% 11.99% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 48 38 36
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £19,525 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 June 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Warrington

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) SQL
3 13 (37.14%) Performance Testing
4 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
5 10 (28.57%) ISEB
5 10 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 9 (25.71%) Windows
6 9 (25.71%) .NET
6 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
6 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
7 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (22.86%) Software Testing
7 8 (22.86%) Scrum
7 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.00%) Java
8 7 (20.00%) Software Delivery
8 7 (20.00%) Line Management
9 6 (17.14%) TDD
9 6 (17.14%) Finance
9 6 (17.14%) C#
9 6 (17.14%) User Stories
9 6 (17.14%) Test Planning
10 5 (14.29%) RESTful
10 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
10 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
10 5 (14.29%) Degree
10 5 (14.29%) Release Management
11 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
11 4 (11.43%) Spring
11 4 (11.43%) JavaScript

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (11.43%) MSTest
3 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Test Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Tester
4 7 (20.00%) Developer
4 7 (20.00%) QA Tester
5 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Test Leader
7 3 (8.57%) Mechanical Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Mechanical Design Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Design Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Manual Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) RESTful
3 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
3 4 (11.43%) Spring
3 4 (11.43%) JPA
3 4 (11.43%) JSON
4 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.57%) Java SE
4 3 (8.57%) Java EE
5 2 (5.71%) HTML
6 1 (2.86%) CSS3
6 1 (2.86%) HTML5
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.86%) CSS
6 1 (2.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
1 4 (11.43%) Data Structures
1 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.57%) Robotics
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Performance Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
4 10 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Software Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Scrum
7 7 (20.00%) Software Delivery
7 7 (20.00%) Line Management
8 6 (17.14%) TDD
8 6 (17.14%) User Stories
8 6 (17.14%) Test Planning
9 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 5 (14.29%) Release Management
10 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (11.43%) Open Source
10 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
11 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Document Management
11 3 (8.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) ISEB
2 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCITP
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Autodesk
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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