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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.67% 6.41% 4.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.94% 56.41% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 15
Average salary £36,500 £48,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.12% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £40,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £70,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
31 39 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 8.76% 11.37% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 27
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £37,500 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 21 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Bradford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 10 (37.04%) ITIL
1 10 (37.04%) IT Governance
2 9 (33.33%) Service Management
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
4 7 (25.93%) .NET
4 7 (25.93%) SLA
4 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) Business Process Mapping
5 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
5 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) Finance
7 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
8 2 (7.41%) MS Office
8 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.41%) OpenEdge
8 2 (7.41%) Progress
8 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
8 2 (7.41%) ITSM
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (7.41%) Big Data
8 2 (7.41%) Ranorex

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Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 2 (7.41%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Ranorex
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
1 9 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Service Manager
2 7 (25.93%) IT Services Manager
3 6 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (22.22%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (22.22%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Head of Testing
6 2 (7.41%) IT Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Progress Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
1 10 (37.04%) IT Governance
2 9 (33.33%) Service Management
3 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
4 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) Business Process Mapping
5 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.41%) ITSM
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
9 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.70%) CMMI
9 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.70%) Scrum
9 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Progress
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
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