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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Manchester / Altrincham
Rank 24 12 29
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17  
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 4.55% 10.53% 1.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.77% 85.71% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Median salary £42,000 £24,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.00% -36.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Altrincham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 13 7 3
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Altrincham 14.77% 12.28% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 3
Median salary £41,500 £24,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +72.91% -29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,800 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Altrincham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Altrincham citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 10 (90.91%) Cucumber
2 10 (90.91%) BDD
2 10 (90.91%) Gherkin
2 10 (90.91%) Regression Testing
3 6 (54.55%) JUnit
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) ATDD
3 6 (54.55%) QA Automation
3 6 (54.55%) SDET
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Ruby
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (36.36%) ISEB
5 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
5 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 4 (36.36%) Refactoring
5 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 4 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching

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Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Cucumber
1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Automation Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) QA Automation Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) QA Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior Automation Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior QA Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) QA Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) QA Automation Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) QA Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Gherkin
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) BDD
2 10 (90.91%) Regression Testing
3 6 (54.55%) ATDD
3 6 (54.55%) QA Automation
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (36.36%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) Refactoring
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 6 (54.55%) Python
1 6 (54.55%) Ruby
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) SDET
Altrincham, Cheshire
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