Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Cheshire > Crewe
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 24 37
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Crewe 2.61% 7.49% 2.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.18% 35.90% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 8
Crewe median annual salary - £31,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -38.00% +53.85%
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £30,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +47.54% -23.75% +14.29%

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 Crewe with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Crewe
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22 39 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Crewe 14.38% 20.86% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 17
Crewe median annual salary £42,500 £31,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.10% -27.06% +25.93%
10th Percentile £33,500 £21,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,000 £50,100
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +32.35% -15.00% +6.67%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Crewe

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Crewe

QA
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

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 Crewe region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) TestNG
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Customer Engagement
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Line Management
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching

QA
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) TestNG
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
1 4 (100.00%) Customer Engagement
1 4 (100.00%) Line Management
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB