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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Manchester / Wigan
Rank 19 - 19
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 2.82% - 6.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.22% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £35,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 9 2 5
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wigan 12.68% 11.76% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Median salary £31,250 £20,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.60% -48.12%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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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

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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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Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

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Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Wigan, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Holidays, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago