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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 17.39% - 7.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Average salary £25,000 - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £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
8 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 17.39% 40.91% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 3
Average salary £25,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.37% -16.25%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in Barnsley

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (18.75%) Software Testing
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 3 (18.75%) Black-Box Testing
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
1 3 (18.75%) DevOps
1 3 (18.75%) SaltStack
1 3 (18.75%) Salt
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) Python

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Top Related IT Skills in Barnsley by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (18.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) QA Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) QA Test Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) QA Tester
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Tester
2 6 (37.50%) QA Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Black-Box Testing
1 3 (18.75%) DevOps
1 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) Python
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
1 3 (18.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) SaltStack