The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wigan 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Manchester / Wigan
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 - 13
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 20.65% - 7.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 73.08% - 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 4
Median salary £37,500 - £38,750
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 Wigan with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Wigan
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 26 4 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wigan 28.26% 9.30% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 26 2 6
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,250 £43,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wigan

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wigan 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 Wigan

QA
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Salary trend for QA in Wigan

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wigan region with a requirement for QA.

1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (61.90%) Continuous Delivery
2 12 (57.14%) Ansible
2 12 (57.14%) DevOps
2 12 (57.14%) NuGet
2 12 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 12 (57.14%) Puppet
2 12 (57.14%) TDD
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) Xen
3 11 (52.38%) VirtualBox
3 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
3 11 (52.38%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
4 8 (38.10%) MVC
4 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) C#
5 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (28.57%) Entity Framework
6 6 (28.57%) Ember.js
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (28.57%) Backbone.js

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Wigan 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 12 (57.14%) NuGet
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
1 8 (38.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Build and Release Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Build Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Release Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Wintel Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
2 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (33.33%) jQuery
3 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 6 (28.57%) ADO.NET
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 6 (28.57%) Backbone.js
3 6 (28.57%) Ember.js
3 6 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 6 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) CSS3
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (61.90%) Continuous Delivery
2 12 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (57.14%) DevOps
2 12 (57.14%) TDD
3 8 (38.10%) MVC
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (28.57%) Logistics
5 2 (9.52%) OOP
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
2 11 (52.38%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (52.38%) VirtualBox
2 11 (52.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Ansible
1 12 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (57.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 12 (57.14%) VMware