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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 26 54
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +28
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 48 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.40% 10.81% 2.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.79% 67.61% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 9
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,250 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £58,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
56 71 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 12.70% 15.99% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 49 43 24
Average salary £31,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £30,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,450 £57,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -

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 27 January 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Warrington

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (58.54%) SQL
1 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) Test Scripting
2 18 (43.90%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) Windows
3 14 (34.15%) Linux
3 14 (34.15%) Oracle
3 14 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (34.15%) Software Testing
4 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
4 12 (29.27%) Manual Testing
5 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
5 11 (26.83%) .NET
5 11 (26.83%) Big Data
6 10 (24.39%) MSTest
6 10 (24.39%) ISEB
6 10 (24.39%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (24.39%) Release Management
6 10 (24.39%) Performance Testing
6 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (21.95%) HTML
7 9 (21.95%) REST
8 8 (19.51%) Analytics
8 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (19.51%) Algorithms
8 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
8 8 (19.51%) Business Objects
8 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
8 8 (19.51%) Cognos
8 8 (19.51%) SAS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
1 8 (19.51%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) Mingle
3 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Trello
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) LAN
2 3 (7.32%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) Big Data
3 8 (19.51%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (19.51%) QlikView
3 8 (19.51%) Hadoop
4 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (24.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (24.39%) MSTest
3 8 (19.51%) Selenium
4 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
4 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
4 4 (9.76%) CruiseControl
4 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
4 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.76%) WATIR
5 3 (7.32%) Subversion
6 1 (2.44%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
1 8 (19.51%) French Language
1 8 (19.51%) Spanish Language
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Analyst
1 13 (31.71%) Test Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Tester
3 8 (19.51%) Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) Business Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) QA Tester
4 6 (14.63%) Software Tester
5 4 (9.76%) Design Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Mechanical Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) QA Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) .NET
2 9 (21.95%) HTML
2 9 (21.95%) REST
3 7 (17.07%) XML
4 6 (14.63%) SOAP
5 4 (9.76%) XSLT
5 4 (9.76%) CSS
5 4 (9.76%) JSON
6 3 (7.32%) XML-RPC
6 3 (7.32%) Ajax
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.32%) Web Services
7 2 (4.88%) CSS3
7 2 (4.88%) HTML5
8 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.44%) RESTful
8 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.51%) Data Integration
2 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.51%) Algorithms
3 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.76%) Robotics
5 3 (7.32%) Open Source
6 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Android
3 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) Test Scripting
3 14 (34.15%) Software Testing
4 12 (29.27%) Manual Testing
5 10 (24.39%) Release Management
5 10 (24.39%) Performance Testing
6 8 (19.51%) Data Analysis
6 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
6 8 (19.51%) Analytics
7 6 (14.63%) Multithreading
7 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.20%) TDD
9 4 (9.76%) Document Management
9 4 (9.76%) Kanban
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.76%) BDD
9 4 (9.76%) CAD
9 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) SQL
2 18 (43.90%) Java
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) C#
5 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.76%) Ruby
5 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.32%) VBScript
6 3 (7.32%) C++
6 3 (7.32%) C
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.32%) Terminal Server
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
2 8 (19.51%) Business Objects
2 8 (19.51%) Cognos
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Autodesk
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Citrix
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MPP Global Solutions LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago