The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Warrington region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Permanent jobs citing QA 33 17 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 5.76% 4.61% 8.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.42% 42.50% 66.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 36
Average salary £30,000 £29,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,700 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £48,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
76 40 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 13.26% 10.84% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 39 26 50
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £24,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
Cheshire

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 16 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Warrington

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 41 (50.00%) SQL
2 35 (42.68%) C#
2 35 (42.68%) .NET
3 33 (40.24%) MS Excel
3 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
4 27 (32.93%) NHS
5 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (31.71%) Degree
6 25 (30.49%) OO
7 24 (29.27%) Windows
7 24 (29.27%) Software Engineering
8 23 (28.05%) WCF
8 23 (28.05%) Matrix Management
8 23 (28.05%) Product Management
9 20 (24.39%) Test Scripting
10 19 (23.17%) .NET Framework
11 18 (21.95%) WPF
11 18 (21.95%) WinForms
12 17 (20.73%) Computer Science
12 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
13 15 (18.29%) C
13 15 (18.29%) XML
14 14 (17.07%) HTML
14 14 (17.07%) SystemC
15 13 (15.85%) Apple iOS
15 13 (15.85%) Windows Phone
15 13 (15.85%) Android
15 13 (15.85%) C++
15 13 (15.85%) CSS
15 13 (15.85%) Web Services

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (40.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.22%) LAN
1 1 (1.22%) WAN
1 1 (1.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Xcode
2 8 (9.76%) Selenium
3 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.88%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (4.88%) NUnit
4 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (9.76%) Marketing
2 4 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (32.93%) Team Leader
2 21 (25.61%) QA Analyst
2 21 (25.61%) Analyst
3 15 (18.29%) Development Team Leader
4 13 (15.85%) Software Manager
4 13 (15.85%) Software Team Leader
5 11 (13.41%) Development Manager
6 10 (12.20%) Software Development Manager
7 6 (7.32%) IT Development Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Software Development Team Leader
8 5 (6.10%) QA Tester
8 5 (6.10%) Tester
9 4 (4.88%) QA Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Software Tester
9 4 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (4.88%) Software Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) QA Leader
10 3 (3.66%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.66%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (42.68%) .NET
2 23 (28.05%) WCF
3 19 (23.17%) .NET Framework
4 18 (21.95%) WPF
4 18 (21.95%) WinForms
5 15 (18.29%) XML
6 14 (17.07%) HTML
7 13 (15.85%) CSS
7 13 (15.85%) Web Services
8 12 (14.63%) Cocoa
8 12 (14.63%) Cocoa Touch
9 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.93%) NHS
2 17 (20.73%) Computer Science
3 14 (17.07%) SystemC
4 12 (14.63%) Mobile App
5 11 (13.41%) N-Tier
6 6 (7.32%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.44%) e-Health
8 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.22%) Social Media
8 1 (1.22%) PKI
8 1 (1.22%) Replication
8 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Windows
2 13 (15.85%) Apple iOS
2 13 (15.85%) Windows Phone
2 13 (15.85%) Android
3 12 (14.63%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.49%) OO
3 24 (29.27%) Software Engineering
4 23 (28.05%) Matrix Management
4 23 (28.05%) Product Management
5 20 (24.39%) Test Scripting
6 13 (15.85%) Software Testing
7 12 (14.63%) MVC
7 12 (14.63%) OOP
7 12 (14.63%) Unit Testing
7 12 (14.63%) iOS Development
8 11 (13.41%) TDD
9 10 (12.20%) Android Development
9 10 (12.20%) Manual Testing
10 9 (10.98%) Automated Testing
11 8 (9.76%) Project Management
12 7 (8.54%) Multithreading
12 7 (8.54%) OOD
13 6 (7.32%) Business Development
14 5 (6.10%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.00%) SQL
2 35 (42.68%) C#
3 15 (18.29%) C
4 13 (15.85%) C++
5 12 (14.63%) XAML
5 12 (14.63%) Objective-C
5 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.63%) VB
6 8 (9.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (31.71%) Degree
2 12 (14.63%) ISEB
3 8 (9.76%) ISTQB
4 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.54%) MCP
4 7 (8.54%) MCPD
4 7 (8.54%) MCTS
5 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) PMP
6 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.22%) CISSP
7 1 (1.22%) CISA
7 1 (1.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.22%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.22%) HL7
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.44%) XenApp
1 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) McKesson
3 2 (2.44%) Citrix
3 2 (2.44%) VMware
3 2 (2.44%) Xamarin
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