Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Manchester > Wigan
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 31 23
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 11.76% 2.65% 2.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 70.00% 27.27% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 3
Wigan median annual salary £47,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.33% +9.09% -31.25%
10th Percentile £36,625 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £32,500 £31,750
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%

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 Wigan with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Wigan
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 20 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 16.81% 9.73% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 20
Wigan median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% +53.06% -24.62%
10th Percentile £29,400 £27,800 £18,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £49,250 £42,625
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wigan

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Wigan

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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

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Salary Histogram in Wigan

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Wigan over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Wigan

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) MySQL
2 9 (64.29%) ADO.NET
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 9 (64.29%) Web Services
2 9 (64.29%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) Management Information System
2 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) Retail
2 9 (64.29%) Logistics
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
2 9 (64.29%) jQuery
2 9 (64.29%) Entity Framework
2 9 (64.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (64.29%) Backbone.js
2 9 (64.29%) Ember.js
2 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
2 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (21.43%) Ansible
5 3 (21.43%) NuGet
5 3 (21.43%) Puppet
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 3 (21.43%) Git (software)

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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 9 (64.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) NuGet
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (64.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
1 9 (64.29%) Senior Developer
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Author
3 1 (7.14%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) QA Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Release Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software QA Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Author
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
2 9 (64.29%) ADO.NET
2 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 9 (64.29%) Backbone.js
2 9 (64.29%) Ember.js
2 9 (64.29%) Entity Framework
2 9 (64.29%) jQuery
2 9 (64.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (64.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (64.29%) Logistics
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Content Management
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) SOLID
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Java
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (14.29%) VirtualBox
2 2 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Ansible
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) VMware