The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan 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 22 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 4.76% - 4.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
QA
Manchester

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 Wigan region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 4.76% 6.45% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £20,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -14.89%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

QA
Salary Trend in Wigan

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wigan region.

QA Salary Trend in Wigan

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) XSLT
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) E-business
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Time Management
1 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 4 (66.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Flash
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Junior
2 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) XSLT
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Flash
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) E-business
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Time Management
1 4 (66.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
Wigan, Lancashire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 27k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 9 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
QA Limited
Salary: £230.62 per week
Posted: 9 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago