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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank - 22 29
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Knutsford - 4.94% 1.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 50.00% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Median salary - £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -29.16%  
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 Knutsford with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Knutsford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 6 8 11
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 6.90% 9.88% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 5
Median salary - £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford 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 Knutsford

QA
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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Top 21 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Feasibility Study
1 1 (100.00%) Creative Problem-Solving

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Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Feasibility Study
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle