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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 20 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.90% 5.91% 5.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.44% 47.62% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 15
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
45 63 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 8.77% 12.40% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 41 54 41
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 £19,225 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £54,700
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 30 June 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Warrington

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 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 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 9 (28.13%) .NET
4 9 (28.13%) Performance Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (25.00%) Java
5 8 (25.00%) Scrum
6 7 (21.88%) C#
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.88%) ISEB
6 7 (21.88%) Line Management
6 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
6 7 (21.88%) Software Delivery
7 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
7 6 (18.75%) Degree
7 6 (18.75%) Test Planning
7 6 (18.75%) User Stories
7 6 (18.75%) Windows
7 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.75%) TDD
8 5 (15.63%) Open Source
8 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
8 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
8 5 (15.63%) RESTful
9 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (12.50%) JPA
9 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 4 (12.50%) JSON

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Mingle
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Redis
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Tester
3 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 3 (9.38%) QA Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Test Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Automated Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Product Owner
6 2 (6.25%) QA Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) RESTful
3 4 (12.50%) JPA
3 4 (12.50%) Spring
3 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 4 (12.50%) JSON
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
4 3 (9.38%) Java SE
4 3 (9.38%) Java EE
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
5 2 (6.25%) CSS
5 2 (6.25%) HTML5
5 2 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (3.13%) Sass
6 1 (3.13%) LESS
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.13%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) WinForms
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Performance Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Scrum
3 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (21.88%) Software Delivery
4 7 (21.88%) Line Management
4 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
5 6 (18.75%) TDD
5 6 (18.75%) Test Planning
5 6 (18.75%) User Stories
6 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Open Source
7 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.38%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) C#
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ISEB
2 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 6 (18.75%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Autodesk
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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