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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 6.91% 4.09% 5.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.68% 29.69% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 14
Median salary £42,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,250 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
47 64 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 15.46% 13.76% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 36 53 60
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 4 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Warrington

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 4 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 21 (53.85%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Test Automation
3 16 (41.03%) C#
4 14 (35.90%) Performance Testing
4 14 (35.90%) SDLC
5 13 (33.33%) Finance
5 13 (33.33%) Validation
5 13 (33.33%) .NET
6 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
6 11 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (25.64%) WebDriver
7 10 (25.64%) Cucumber
7 10 (25.64%) Selenium
8 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
8 9 (23.08%) SoapUI
8 9 (23.08%) SOAP
9 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
10 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
10 7 (17.95%) ISEB
10 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (17.95%) MSTest
10 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
10 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
10 7 (17.95%) Test Management
10 7 (17.95%) Defect Management
11 6 (15.38%) Test Planning
11 6 (15.38%) Mentoring

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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 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.13%) Mule
1 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
2 10 (25.64%) Cucumber
2 10 (25.64%) Selenium
2 10 (25.64%) WebDriver
3 9 (23.08%) SoapUI
4 7 (17.95%) MSTest
5 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
5 4 (10.26%) Subversion
6 2 (5.13%) Android Studio
6 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.13%) JUnit
6 2 (5.13%) NUnit
6 2 (5.13%) Xcode
7 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Billing
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 14 (35.90%) Test Analyst
3 13 (33.33%) Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Tester
5 7 (17.95%) Automation Tester
5 7 (17.95%) Developer in Test
5 7 (17.95%) Senior Automation Tester
5 7 (17.95%) Senior Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Senior Test Automation Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Senior Tester
5 7 (17.95%) Test Automation Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Development Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Java Development Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) SOAP
3 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
3 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
4 6 (15.38%) JSON
4 6 (15.38%) RESTful
4 6 (15.38%) Web Services
5 4 (10.26%) CSS
5 4 (10.26%) HTML
5 4 (10.26%) iOS SDK
5 4 (10.26%) XML
6 3 (7.69%) SAP Business Workflow
7 2 (5.13%) Android SDK
7 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.13%) Java EE
7 2 (5.13%) JPA
7 2 (5.13%) REST
7 2 (5.13%) Spring
7 2 (5.13%) WSDL
8 1 (2.56%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
1 4 (10.26%) NHS
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Android
1 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
1 4 (10.26%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (43.59%) Test Automation
2 14 (35.90%) Performance Testing
2 14 (35.90%) SDLC
3 13 (33.33%) Validation
4 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 7 (17.95%) Defect Management
5 7 (17.95%) Test Management
6 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 6 (15.38%) TDD
6 6 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 5 (12.82%) OO
7 5 (12.82%) Web Development
7 5 (12.82%) Workflow
8 4 (10.26%) Android Development
8 4 (10.26%) iOS Development
8 4 (10.26%) Manual Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (10.26%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) SQL
3 16 (41.03%) C#
4 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) PHP
6 3 (7.69%) ABAP
6 3 (7.69%) C++
7 2 (5.13%) C
7 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.56%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.56%) Python
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) ISEB
1 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) OpenText
1 3 (7.69%) SAP
2 2 (5.13%) Apple
2 2 (5.13%) Google