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

Quality Assurance (QA)
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 44 46
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2  
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.86% 2.00% 4.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.58% 26.32% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 19
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
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 Warrington with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Warrington
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 43 19 49
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 11.17% 7.60% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 46
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £29,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 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

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 Warrington region with a requirement for QA.

1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) TDD
4 10 (62.50%) VMware
4 10 (62.50%) Windows
4 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 10 (62.50%) Puppet
4 10 (62.50%) VirtualBox
4 10 (62.50%) Xen
4 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (62.50%) NuGet
4 10 (62.50%) Ansible
4 10 (62.50%) DevOps
4 10 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 10 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (56.25%) Machine Learning
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) C++
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) JIRA

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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 (6.25%) Kinematics
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (62.50%) NuGet
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Automotive
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Wintel Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Build and Release Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Build Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Release Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) WinForms
2 2 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (62.50%) DevOps
2 10 (62.50%) TDD
3 9 (56.25%) Machine Learning
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) MVVM
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (12.50%) OOD
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Hyper-V
1 10 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
1 10 (62.50%) VirtualBox
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (62.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Ansible
1 10 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (62.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
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