The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oldham 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Manchester / Oldham
Rank 35 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oldham 9.32% - 2.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 73.33% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Median salary £42,500 - £27,500
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 Oldham with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Oldham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 15 0 5
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oldham 12.71% - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Median salary £40,000 - £18,750
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 - £17,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £56,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Oldham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oldham 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 Oldham

QA
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

Salary trend for QA in Oldham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oldham region with a requirement for QA.

1 9 (56.25%) C++
1 9 (56.25%) PHP
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
1 9 (56.25%) HND
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
1 9 (56.25%) Validation
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
1 9 (56.25%) JIRA
1 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (50.00%) jQuery
2 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
2 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 8 (50.00%) HNC
2 8 (50.00%) Firmware
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 8 (50.00%) C
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) Games
4 4 (25.00%) Test Management
4 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Selenium

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) Extranet
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Lead Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) QA Leader
2 4 (25.00%) QA Team Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
1 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Validation
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
2 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Process Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C++
1 9 (56.25%) PHP
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) C
2 8 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
1 9 (56.25%) HND
2 8 (50.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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