Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 28 22
Rank change year-on-year -17 -6 +32
Permanent jobs citing QA 23 32 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 5.39% 8.04% 11.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.82% 53.33% 61.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 49
Stockport median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +28.57% +4.48%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £27,700
90th Percentile £63,750 £47,500 £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 Stockport with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Stockport
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 68 60 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 15.93% 15.08% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 53 59 79
Stockport median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £24,900 £21,250 £26,550
90th Percentile £63,750 £47,500 £61,000
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Stockport

For the 6 months to 24 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 Stockport region with a requirement for QA.

1 20 (86.96%) HTML
2 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 19 (82.61%) HTML5
3 17 (73.91%) Test Automation
3 17 (73.91%) CSS
3 17 (73.91%) Web Services
3 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (69.57%) CSS3
5 15 (65.22%) RESTful
6 13 (56.52%) Selenium
7 12 (52.17%) Scrum
7 12 (52.17%) Python
7 12 (52.17%) Java
8 11 (47.83%) XML
8 11 (47.83%) TDD
8 11 (47.83%) MVC
8 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
8 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
8 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
9 10 (43.48%) JSON
9 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
10 9 (39.13%) Degree
10 9 (39.13%) C#
10 9 (39.13%) .NET
11 8 (34.78%) SQL
11 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
11 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
12 7 (30.43%) Coaching
12 7 (30.43%) Cloud Computing

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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 (4.35%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (21.74%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (21.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
2 5 (21.74%) Redis
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Selenium
2 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
3 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
4 5 (21.74%) gulp
4 5 (21.74%) JIRA
4 5 (21.74%) JSUnit
4 5 (21.74%) Robot Framework
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) Ranorex
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) TestComplete
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (26.09%) Automotive
2 5 (21.74%) French Language
2 5 (21.74%) German Language
2 5 (21.74%) Japanese Language
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Java Architect
2 5 (21.74%) PHP Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Java Applications Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Architect
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Technologist
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Automotive Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) HTML
2 19 (82.61%) HTML5
3 17 (73.91%) CSS
3 17 (73.91%) Web Services
4 16 (69.57%) CSS3
5 15 (65.22%) RESTful
6 11 (47.83%) XML
7 10 (43.48%) JSON
8 9 (39.13%) .NET
9 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
10 7 (30.43%) Node.js
10 7 (30.43%) REST
11 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
11 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (26.09%) SOAP
12 5 (21.74%) jQuery
12 5 (21.74%) Middleware
12 5 (21.74%) Sass
12 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
12 5 (21.74%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (73.91%) Test Automation
2 12 (52.17%) Scrum
3 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
3 11 (47.83%) MVC
3 11 (47.83%) TDD
3 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
5 7 (30.43%) Coaching
6 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
6 6 (26.09%) OO
6 6 (26.09%) OOP
6 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (26.09%) SDLC
7 5 (21.74%) Kanban
7 5 (21.74%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (21.74%) Open Source
7 5 (21.74%) Progressive Enhancement
7 5 (21.74%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Python
3 9 (39.13%) C#
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) C++
5 6 (26.09%) PHP
5 6 (26.09%) Ruby
6 5 (21.74%) Go
7 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Master's Degree
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) Web Application Security Consortium
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft