Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 68 63
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 3.28% 1.86% 2.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.60% 15.58% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 16
Warrington median annual salary £48,250 £48,750 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.03% +59.84% -22.78%
10th Percentile £31,625 £36,625 £29,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £64,375 £45,625
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +47.54% -23.75%

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 89 77 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 13.91% 11.96% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 46 63 34
Warrington median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +39.34% -18.67%
10th Percentile £30,875 £22,750 £21,800
90th Percentile £76,875 £65,000 £46,750
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +32.35% -11.69%

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 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
3 10 (47.62%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 7 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (28.57%) Product Management
5 6 (28.57%) OO
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 6 (28.57%) WCF
6 5 (23.81%) Web Development
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) Logistics
6 5 (23.81%) NUnit
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) N-Tier
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
6 5 (23.81%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) MVC
6 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
6 5 (23.81%) Telematics

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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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) NUnit
3 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) Chocolatey
4 1 (4.76%) GitLab
4 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.76%) MSTest
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) WiX
General
1 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Logistics Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Test Manager
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (14.29%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) React Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) WCF
2 6 (28.57%) Web Services
3 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) HTML5
3 5 (23.81%) React
4 4 (19.05%) jQuery
4 4 (19.05%) WinForms
4 4 (19.05%) WPF
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
5 1 (4.76%) LESS
5 1 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (23.81%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (28.57%) OO
5 6 (28.57%) Product Management
5 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Business Process Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) Commercial Awareness
6 5 (23.81%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) Logistics
6 5 (23.81%) MVC
6 5 (23.81%) Process Improvement
6 5 (23.81%) SDLC
6 5 (23.81%) Telematics
6 5 (23.81%) Web Development
7 4 (19.05%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C#
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
4 3 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 3 (14.29%) KVM
1 3 (14.29%) VirtualBox
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (14.29%) Xen
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) IBM