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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 54 39 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 34 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.75% 7.19% 1.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.33% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 3
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £57,800 £31,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
75 68 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 15.89% 14.38% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 58 44 12
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,900 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £68,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) SQL
3 15 (41.67%) Windows
4 14 (38.89%) Java
4 14 (38.89%) Software Testing
4 14 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 14 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (36.11%) Manual Testing
6 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 11 (30.56%) Oracle
8 10 (27.78%) Linux
8 10 (27.78%) ISEB
8 10 (27.78%) Performance Testing
9 9 (25.00%) .NET
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
10 7 (19.44%) C#
10 7 (19.44%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (19.44%) Finance
10 7 (19.44%) Selenium
10 7 (19.44%) Release Management
10 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
10 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
10 7 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (19.44%) MSTest
10 7 (19.44%) REST
10 7 (19.44%) Big Data
10 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 6 (16.67%) HTML

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 4 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) Mingle
3 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
1 3 (8.33%) LAN
1 3 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
1 7 (19.44%) Big Data
2 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.11%) QlikView
2 4 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (19.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (19.44%) Selenium
2 7 (19.44%) MSTest
3 3 (8.33%) CruiseControl
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
3 3 (8.33%) WATIR
3 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) French Language
2 4 (11.11%) Spanish Language
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
1 13 (36.11%) Test Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Tester
3 6 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 6 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 5 (13.89%) QA Test Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) QA Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Business Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Mechanical Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) REST
3 6 (16.67%) HTML
4 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 4 (11.11%) SOAP
4 4 (11.11%) XML
5 3 (8.33%) XSLT
5 3 (8.33%) Web Services
5 3 (8.33%) JSON
6 2 (5.56%) CSS3
6 2 (5.56%) HTML5
6 2 (5.56%) CSS
7 1 (2.78%) XML-RPC
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.78%) Flash
7 1 (2.78%) Ajax
7 1 (2.78%) RESTful
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
1 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 4 (11.11%) Robotics
3 4 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 3 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (2.78%) NHS
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.11%) Android
4 3 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) Software Testing
2 14 (38.89%) Test Scripting
3 13 (36.11%) Manual Testing
4 10 (27.78%) Performance Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Release Management
5 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
6 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Multithreading
8 4 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (11.11%) Analytics
8 4 (11.11%) Functional Programming
8 4 (11.11%) Document Management
8 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) TDD
8 4 (11.11%) CAD
8 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 14 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (19.44%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 4 (11.11%) C++
6 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.33%) VBScript
6 3 (8.33%) C
6 3 (8.33%) Ruby
7 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) ISEB
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.33%) Terminal Server
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 4 (11.11%) Cognos
3 4 (11.11%) Autodesk
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) VMware
Warrington
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Salary Inc Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
QA Limited
Salary: £120.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago