The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Crewe 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Cheshire / Crewe
Rank 24 18 28
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10  
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Crewe 2.20% 2.41% 1.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 11.76% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £31,500 £45,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -26.53%  
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 Crewe with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Crewe
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 4 17 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Crewe 4.40% 20.48% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 8
Median salary £31,500 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.35% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £32,500 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £54,950 £60,750 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Crewe

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crewe 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 Crewe

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Salary Trend in Crewe

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

Salary trend for QA in Crewe

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 23 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 Crewe region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (50.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Crewe 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
Crewe, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: 5% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago