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

Quality Assurance (QA)
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 16 28
Rank change year-on-year -21 +12  
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 4.55% 10.96% 8.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 69.57% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 16
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £53,750
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 Stockport with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Stockport
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 30 23 24
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 11.36% 15.75% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 24
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +29.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,250 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 Stockport

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Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for QA in Stockport

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Salary Histogram in Stockport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Stockport over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Stockport

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

1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) HTML5
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) MVC
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) Python
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (35.71%) Selenium
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 5 (35.71%) CSS3
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (28.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 4 (28.57%) SMACSS
6 4 (28.57%) gulp

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (28.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Selenium
3 4 (28.57%) gulp
4 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 3 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) Redmine
General
1 3 (21.43%) Automotive
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Automotive Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) HTML5
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) CSS3
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Core
6 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Core
6 4 (28.57%) RESTful
6 4 (28.57%) Sass
7 3 (21.43%) COM
7 3 (21.43%) DOM
7 3 (21.43%) REST
7 3 (21.43%) SAX
7 3 (21.43%) WPF
7 3 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Progressive Enhancement
4 4 (28.57%) Refactoring
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) SMACSS
5 3 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (21.43%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) Document Management
6 2 (14.29%) Information Management
6 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
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AWD Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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AWD Recruitment
Salary: up to £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago