Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Cheshire > Macclesfield
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 26 26
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 +28
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 2.55% 7.69% 4.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.44% 76.47% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 8
Macclesfield median annual salary £31,500 £27,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.55% -45.00% +25.00%
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £31,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +45.16% -22.50% +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 Macclesfield with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Macclesfield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 9 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 5.73% 10.06% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 11
Macclesfield median annual salary £25,500 £27,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.27% -25.68% -12.94%
10th Percentile £23,100 £20,625 £24,000
90th Percentile £39,500 £34,375 £85,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33% -

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Macclesfield

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Macclesfield

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Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

Salary trend for QA in Macclesfield

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Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Macclesfield over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Macclesfield region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) SMS
2 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) Responsys
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) Campaign Management
2 2 (50.00%) Silverpop
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Macclesfield 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Responsys
1 2 (50.00%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) CRM Executive
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Campaign Management
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com