The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 79 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 15.16% 5.79% 4.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 69.30% 61.29% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 73 16 7
Average salary £41,500 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QA
West 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 Bradford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
114 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 21.88% 9.45% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 101 23 16
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

QA
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

QA Salary Trend in Bradford

QA
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Bradford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 78 (67.24%) Finance
2 37 (31.90%) ISEB
3 26 (22.41%) SQL
4 25 (21.55%) Microsoft
4 25 (21.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (20.69%) C#
6 22 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (18.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (14.66%) ISTQB
11 16 (13.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
11 16 (13.79%) .NET
11 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET
11 16 (13.79%) CSS
11 16 (13.79%) XML
12 15 (12.93%) Management Information System
13 14 (12.07%) SQL Server
13 14 (12.07%) T-SQL
13 14 (12.07%) Test Strategy
13 14 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (12.07%) Business Analysis
14 13 (11.21%) Degree
14 13 (11.21%) Visual Studio
15 12 (10.34%) PRINCE2
15 12 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (9.48%) Data Quality
16 11 (9.48%) Information Management
16 11 (9.48%) ITIL

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.86%) MTS
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) MS Office
1 10 (8.62%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.86%) DNS
1 1 (0.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.72%) Big Data
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (11.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 78 (67.24%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Financial Institution
3 6 (5.17%) Retail
4 3 (2.59%) Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (50.00%) Analyst
2 25 (21.55%) Test Analyst
3 23 (19.83%) Senior Analyst
3 23 (19.83%) Senior Test Analyst
4 17 (14.66%) Business Analyst
5 14 (12.07%) QA Analyst
5 14 (12.07%) QA Manager
6 13 (11.21%) PMO Manager
6 13 (11.21%) Lead Test Analyst
7 10 (8.62%) Systems Architect
7 10 (8.62%) Business Architect
7 10 (8.62%) Architect
8 7 (6.03%) Test Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.31%) Tester
10 5 (4.31%) Transition Manager
10 5 (4.31%) Senior Systems Architect
10 5 (4.31%) Senior Architect
11 3 (2.59%) Senior Software Tester
11 3 (2.59%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.79%) .NET
1 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET
1 16 (13.79%) CSS
1 16 (13.79%) XML
2 1 (0.86%) Middleware
2 1 (0.86%) Ajax
2 1 (0.86%) jQuery
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.86%) WebCenter
2 1 (0.86%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.93%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.86%) UNIX
1 1 (0.86%) HPUX
1 1 (0.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (12.07%) Business Analysis
3 14 (12.07%) Test Strategy
4 12 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 11 (9.48%) ITIL
5 11 (9.48%) Information Management
6 10 (8.62%) Automated Testing
7 9 (7.76%) Configuration Management
7 9 (7.76%) Change Management
8 8 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.90%) IT Governance
9 7 (6.03%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.03%) Demand Management
10 6 (5.17%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.17%) Process Improvement
10 6 (5.17%) Test Management
11 5 (4.31%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.31%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.41%) SQL
2 24 (20.69%) C#
3 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.07%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (31.90%) ISEB
2 17 (14.66%) ISTQB
3 16 (13.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 13 (11.21%) Degree
5 3 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 25 (21.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.86%) Hyperion
2 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
2 1 (0.86%) Northgate
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 7 days ago