Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 59 49
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10 +21
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 4.95% 2.41% 4.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.08% 18.18% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 41
Warrington median annual salary £57,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £37,750 £30,375 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £51,875 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £49,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +41.43% -12.50% -

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 87 88 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 12.66% 13.23% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 66 62 56
Warrington median annual salary £43,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.33% -6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,125 £22,625 £28,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £51,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +4.17% -10.00%

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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Warrington

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (58.82%) Git (software)
3 20 (58.82%) Continuous Delivery
4 19 (55.88%) DevOps
4 19 (55.88%) Ansible
4 19 (55.88%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (55.88%) Hyper-V
4 19 (55.88%) Puppet
4 19 (55.88%) VirtualBox
4 19 (55.88%) Xen
4 19 (55.88%) Linux
4 19 (55.88%) VMware
5 16 (47.06%) Windows
6 11 (32.35%) TDD
6 11 (32.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 10 (29.41%) KVM
7 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
7 10 (29.41%) NuGet
8 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
8 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
8 9 (26.47%) Business Development
9 7 (20.59%) IBM
9 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
9 7 (20.59%) Robotic Process Automation
10 5 (14.71%) .NET

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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 3 (8.82%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (29.41%) NuGet
2 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
1 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
3 3 (8.82%) TestRail
3 3 (8.82%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.88%) NUnit
5 1 (2.94%) Chocolatey
5 1 (2.94%) GitLab
5 1 (2.94%) MSTest
5 1 (2.94%) WiX
General
1 2 (5.88%) Digital Economy
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (52.94%) Lead DevOps
2 18 (52.94%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Senior DevOps
3 9 (26.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Team Leader
4 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) WCF
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) HTML5
3 2 (5.88%) React
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.94%) Ember.js
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) LESS
4 1 (2.94%) Sass
4 1 (2.94%) WinForms
4 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
1 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (58.82%) Continuous Delivery
4 19 (55.88%) DevOps
5 11 (32.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (32.35%) TDD
6 9 (26.47%) Business Development
6 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
7 7 (20.59%) Robotic Process Automation
8 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.76%) Agile Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Project Management
9 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
9 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Validation
10 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.82%) ETL
10 3 (8.82%) OO
10 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Python
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.82%) C#
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Hyper-V
1 19 (55.88%) VirtualBox
1 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (55.88%) Xen
2 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) KVM
3 2 (5.88%) Docker
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) Ansible
1 19 (55.88%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (55.88%) Puppet
2 4 (11.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) VMware
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix