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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - 11
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 4.17% - 11.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% - 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
Median salary £40,000 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 - £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 - £41,500
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 Salford with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Salford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 9 1 9
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 12.50% 3.13% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 9
Median salary £28,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £50,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,382 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford 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 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 24 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 Salford region with a requirement for QA.

1 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) JIRA
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Workflow
5 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
5 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Broadband
5 4 (30.77%) LDAP
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Replication
5 4 (30.77%) Billing
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (30.77%) Web 2.0
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (30.77%) Release Management

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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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Broadband
1 4 (30.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Billing
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Database Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Junior
2 4 (30.77%) Junior Database Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Junior Developer
2 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow Developer
3 3 (23.08%) QA Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) CMS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
1 4 (30.77%) Replication
1 4 (30.77%) Web 2.0
2 3 (23.08%) iPad
2 3 (23.08%) Online Games
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Social Media
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Workflow
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Database Theory
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
4 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
4 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Release Management
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) ITSM
5 3 (23.08%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
3 3 (23.08%) BMC
3 3 (23.08%) Remedy
4 2 (15.38%) Sitecore
5 1 (7.69%) ForgeRock
Salford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive salary plus bonus and be
Posted: 17 days ago