Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Cheshire > Macclesfield
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 33 34
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 0.94% 1.82% 3.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 14.29% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Macclesfield median annual salary - £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -21.43% +22.81%
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +23.08%

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 Macclesfield with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Macclesfield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 3 14 17
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 2.83% 12.73% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 11
Macclesfield median annual salary £19,000 £27,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.91% +30.95% -26.32%
10th Percentile £18,500 £24,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £19,500 £37,000 £46,250
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% -10.00% +14.29%

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

QA
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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Macclesfield region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

QA
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
Macclesfield
The Access group
Salary: Highly Competitive + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago