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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 35 47 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Permanent jobs citing QA 23 15 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 6.12% 3.21% 10.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 56.10% 22.39% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 25
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
41 67 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 10.90% 14.35% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 35 56 50
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £18,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Warrington

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 21 (44.68%) Test Scripting
3 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
4 17 (36.17%) Software Testing
5 16 (34.04%) Performance Testing
5 16 (34.04%) Manual Testing
5 16 (34.04%) Java
6 15 (31.91%) Validation
6 15 (31.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (31.91%) Test Planning
7 14 (29.79%) .NET
8 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
8 12 (25.53%) Windows
8 12 (25.53%) Finance
8 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (23.40%) Mentoring
10 10 (21.28%) VMware
10 10 (21.28%) Citrix
11 9 (19.15%) SDLC
12 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
12 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V
13 7 (14.89%) Product Management
13 7 (14.89%) Automation Testing
14 6 (12.77%) Cucumber
14 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
14 6 (12.77%) XenApp
14 6 (12.77%) XenDesktop
14 6 (12.77%) WebDriver
14 6 (12.77%) JSON

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Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (6.38%) Mule
1 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) LAN
1 3 (6.38%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.26%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
3 6 (12.77%) Cucumber
3 6 (12.77%) Selenium
3 6 (12.77%) WebDriver
4 5 (10.64%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.13%) NUnit
5 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Billing
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
2 18 (38.30%) Test Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Senior Test Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) Software Tester
5 8 (17.02%) Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Automation Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) QA Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Software QA Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Development Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Java Development Manager
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Service Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) JSON
3 5 (10.64%) SOAP
4 4 (8.51%) XML
5 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.38%) Java EE
5 3 (6.38%) JPA
5 3 (6.38%) REST
5 3 (6.38%) RESTful
5 3 (6.38%) SAP Business Workflow
5 3 (6.38%) Spring
5 3 (6.38%) Web Services
5 3 (6.38%) WSDL
6 1 (2.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Unix
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Test Scripting
2 17 (36.17%) Software Testing
3 16 (34.04%) Manual Testing
3 16 (34.04%) Performance Testing
4 15 (31.91%) Test Planning
4 15 (31.91%) Validation
5 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (23.40%) Mentoring
7 9 (19.15%) SDLC
8 7 (14.89%) Automation Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Product Management
9 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
9 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
9 6 (12.77%) Workflow
10 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.38%) ETL
10 3 (6.38%) ITIL
10 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.38%) Service Management
10 3 (6.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) Java
3 5 (10.64%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) ABAP
4 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.38%) VBScript
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) Ruby
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
1 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.77%) XenApp
3 6 (12.77%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.26%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Citrix
1 10 (21.28%) VMware
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) OpenText
3 3 (6.38%) SAP
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