Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 20 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 -15 +24
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 1 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 1.63% 1.19% 20.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 12.50% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 27
Salford median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%

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 Salford with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Salford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 8 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 6.50% 9.52% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 26
Salford median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% -20.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,200 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £38,750 £44,125 £48,125
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Salford

QA
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Salary trend for QA in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Salford region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Web 2.0
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Issue Tracking

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow