Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Darlington 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Durham > Darlington
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 13 20
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Darlington 1.41% 6.35% 2.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 44.44% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Darlington median annual salary £33,500 £30,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.67% -46.67% +48.03%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £39,125
90th Percentile £35,250 £35,250 £74,375
Durham median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%

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 Darlington with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Darlington
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 5 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Darlington 7.04% 14.29% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 14
Darlington median annual salary £24,000 £36,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.79% -27.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £30,000 £32,375
90th Percentile £37,350 £53,750 £60,125
Durham median annual salary £35,845 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.41% -25.00% +53.85%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Darlington

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Darlington

QA
Salary Trend in Darlington

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

Salary trend for QA in Darlington

For the 6 months to 19 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 Darlington region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Darlington 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java