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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 4.30% 4.87% 4.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.74% 41.51% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 13
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
27 53 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 10.55% 11.73% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23 49 60
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,125
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.34%

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 31 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Warrington

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 18 (56.25%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) Test Automation
3 16 (50.00%) C#
4 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (43.75%) SDLC
6 13 (40.63%) SQL
7 11 (34.38%) .NET
7 11 (34.38%) Performance Testing
8 10 (31.25%) Selenium
8 10 (31.25%) WebDriver
8 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
8 10 (31.25%) Finance
8 10 (31.25%) Validation
9 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
9 9 (28.13%) SOAP
9 9 (28.13%) SoapUI
9 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (21.88%) Test Management
10 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
10 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
10 7 (21.88%) MSTest
10 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
10 7 (21.88%) VB.NET
10 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
10 7 (21.88%) ISEB
11 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
12 5 (15.63%) RESTful
12 5 (15.63%) TDD
12 5 (15.63%) OO

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 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.13%) Mule
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
1 10 (31.25%) Selenium
1 10 (31.25%) WebDriver
2 9 (28.13%) SoapUI
2 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
3 7 (21.88%) MSTest
4 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.50%) Subversion
5 2 (6.25%) Android Studio
5 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.25%) JUnit
5 2 (6.25%) NUnit
5 2 (6.25%) Xcode
6 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Test Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Automation Test Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Automation Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Developer in Test
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Automation Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Test Automation Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
6 2 (6.25%) iOS Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) SOAP
3 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
3 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
4 5 (15.63%) RESTful
4 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) CSS
5 4 (12.50%) HTML
5 4 (12.50%) iOS SDK
5 4 (12.50%) JSON
6 3 (9.38%) SAP Business Workflow
6 3 (9.38%) XML
7 2 (6.25%) Android SDK
8 1 (3.13%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.13%) Java EE
8 1 (3.13%) JPA
8 1 (3.13%) REST
8 1 (3.13%) Spring
8 1 (3.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 4 (12.50%) NHS
2 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Android
1 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 4 (12.50%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Test Automation
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (43.75%) SDLC
4 11 (34.38%) Performance Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Validation
6 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
6 7 (21.88%) Test Management
7 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
8 5 (15.63%) OO
8 5 (15.63%) TDD
9 4 (12.50%) Android Development
9 4 (12.50%) iOS Development
9 4 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (12.50%) Web Development
9 4 (12.50%) Workflow
10 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 3 (9.38%) OCR
10 3 (9.38%) Service Management
10 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) C#
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 7 (21.88%) VB.NET
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.50%) PHP
6 3 (9.38%) ABAP
6 3 (9.38%) C++
7 2 (6.25%) C
7 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.13%) Python
8 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ISEB
1 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) OpenText
1 3 (9.38%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) Apple
2 2 (6.25%) Google
Warrington, Cheshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago