Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 67 61
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 3.33% 1.66% 2.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.08% 13.70% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 20
Warrington median annual salary £42,500 £53,750 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.93% +76.23% -23.75%
10th Percentile £32,600 £41,125 £19,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,750 £33,400
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +45.16% -22.50%

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 Warrington with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Warrington
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 78 73 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 14.44% 12.11% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35 51 48
Warrington median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +39.34% -12.86%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,750 £18,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,750 £49,750
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +32.35% -9.33%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Warrington

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Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for QA in Warrington

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Salary Histogram in Warrington

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Warrington over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for QA in Warrington

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for QA.

1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) Telematics
5 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 5 (27.78%) Logistics
5 5 (27.78%) Resource Management
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (27.78%) Process Improvement
5 5 (27.78%) Demand Management
5 5 (27.78%) SDLC
5 5 (27.78%) Business Process Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) PMO
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 3 (16.67%) OO
7 3 (16.67%) N-Tier
7 3 (16.67%) WinForms

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) TestRail
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Logistics Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) PMO Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior PMO
4 3 (16.67%) Senior PMO Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) HTML5
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
2 3 (16.67%) React
2 3 (16.67%) WCF
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) WinForms
2 3 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (27.78%) Business Process Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (27.78%) Demand Management
4 5 (27.78%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) Logistics
4 5 (27.78%) Process Improvement
4 5 (27.78%) Resource Management
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
4 5 (27.78%) Telematics
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Commercial Awareness
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) SOLID
5 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
1 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
1 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft