Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Altrincham with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Manchester > Altrincham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 21 27
Rank change year-on-year -18 +6 -16
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 2.08% 7.63% 4.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.18% 45.00% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 7
Altrincham median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.20% +16.90% -21.11%
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Altrincham with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Altrincham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 11.46% 16.95% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 16
Altrincham median annual salary £42,500 £31,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.92% -5.97% -25.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £22,000 £17,750
90th Percentile £52,850 £47,750 £45,000
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Altrincham

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Altrincham.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Altrincham

QA
Salary Trend in Altrincham

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

Salary trend for QA in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Altrincham region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Aquila
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) TestNG
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Altrincham 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) TestNG
1 2 (50.00%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Kanban
1 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Aquila