Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Quality Assurance (QA)
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 28 48
Rank change year-on-year -18 +20 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 28 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 4.63% 3.42% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.77% 16.00% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Knutsford median annual salary £60,000 £75,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +100.00% -18.92%
10th Percentile £34,900 £72,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £38,750
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 Knutsford with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Knutsford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 91 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 15.04% 21.37% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 31
Knutsford median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +54.93% -16.47%
10th Percentile £32,125 £48,475 £32,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,500 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +32.35% -13.92% +5.33%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Knutsford

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Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

Salary trend for QA in Knutsford

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Salary Histogram in Knutsford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Knutsford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Knutsford

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

1 19 (67.86%) Banking
2 18 (64.29%) Risk Management
3 16 (57.14%) Law
3 16 (57.14%) Investment Banking
3 16 (57.14%) Wealth Management
4 15 (53.57%) Finance
5 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (46.43%) Java
6 13 (46.43%) Test Automation
7 11 (39.29%) SDLC
8 9 (32.14%) Mobile App
9 8 (28.57%) Information Security
10 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
11 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
13 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
13 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
13 4 (14.29%) Use Case
13 4 (14.29%) Release Management
13 4 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
13 4 (14.29%) User Experience
13 4 (14.29%) User Stories
13 4 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
13 4 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
13 4 (14.29%) Active Listening
14 3 (10.71%) Proactive Monitoring
14 3 (10.71%) Coaching
14 3 (10.71%) Incident Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (67.86%) Banking
2 16 (57.14%) Investment Banking
2 16 (57.14%) Law
3 15 (53.57%) Finance
4 2 (7.14%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Automation Test Lead
2 6 (21.43%) Test Leader
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Data Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Data Migration Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Migration Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) QA Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Service Transition Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Transition Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) CSS
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.14%) J2EE
2 2 (7.14%) jQuery
2 2 (7.14%) REST
2 2 (7.14%) SOAP
2 2 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.57%) Java EE
3 1 (3.57%) JMS
3 1 (3.57%) JSON
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) RESTful
3 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Mobile App
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) User Experience
4 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.14%) CMDB
5 2 (7.14%) Contactless
5 2 (7.14%) IVR
6 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Risk Management
2 16 (57.14%) Wealth Management
3 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (46.43%) Test Automation
5 11 (39.29%) SDLC
6 8 (28.57%) Information Security
7 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (14.29%) Active Listening
8 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 4 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
8 4 (14.29%) Release Management
8 4 (14.29%) Use Case
8 4 (14.29%) User Stories
8 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
9 3 (10.71%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Adobe
1 2 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle