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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Durham / Darlington
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Darlington 8.82% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £33,500 - -
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 Darlington with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Darlington
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Darlington 14.71% 36.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £33,500 £40,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.28% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Darlington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Darlington 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 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 28 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 Darlington region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Service Design

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:

General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Service Design
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
Darlington, County Durham
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