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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Cheshire / Knutsford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 13 32
Rank change year-on-year -32 +19  
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 2.80% 5.45% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.51% 50.00% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £52,500 £75,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 39 6 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 13.64% 10.91% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 12
Median salary £43,750 £55,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.45% +54.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £55,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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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

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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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (62.50%) Change Management
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
4 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) User Experience
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) CMDB
5 2 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) WebEx
5 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Windows

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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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) WebEx
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (12.50%) Advertising
4 1 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Transition Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Transition Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Agile Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (12.50%) Contactless
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) IVR
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (62.50%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
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