The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Barnsley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 6.67% 10.81% 11.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 17.39% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Average salary £20,000 £60,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-66.66% +126.41%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
QA
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Barnsley region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Barnsley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 6.67% 62.16% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 10
Average salary £20,000 £60,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-66.66% +65.51%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Barnsley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Barnsley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Barnsley

QA
Salary Trend in Barnsley

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

QA Salary Trend in Barnsley

QA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Barnsley

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Barnsley region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Redmine
3 1 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Barnsley by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Barnsley region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Junior
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware