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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 45 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 2.82% 5.35% 4.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.27% 57.14% 56.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 13
Average salary £36,750 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,950 £40,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £68,000 £48,100
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
44 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 10.33% 9.36% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33 28 22
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £32,600 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 16 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Bradford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 11 (34.38%) IT Governance
3 10 (31.25%) Service Management
4 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (21.88%) SLA
5 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
5 7 (21.88%) Finance
5 7 (21.88%) Business Process Mapping
6 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
7 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
7 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
7 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
8 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 4 (12.50%) CSS
8 4 (12.50%) XML
8 4 (12.50%) C#
8 4 (12.50%) Project Management
9 3 (9.38%) ISEB
9 3 (9.38%) ITSM
9 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
9 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.38%) SOA
9 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.38%) Coaching

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (6.25%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Ranorex
3 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
1 13 (40.63%) Test Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Service Manager
2 7 (21.88%) IT Services Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (18.75%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) IT Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Head of Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.50%) CSS
2 4 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) DTV
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
1 11 (34.38%) IT Governance
2 10 (31.25%) Service Management
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
4 7 (21.88%) Business Process Mapping
5 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) ITSM
7 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) SOA
7 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.38%) Coaching
8 2 (6.25%) Change Management
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.13%) CMMI
9 1 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Progress
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) SAP
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Eclipse Legal Systems
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent upon skills and experience
Posted: 11 days ago