The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 33 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.97% 4.11% 8.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.16% 50.00% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 27
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 8.78% 8.22% 24.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 66
Median salary £49,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.42% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £31,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £48,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bradford region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Bradford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for QA.

1 52 (55.91%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.01%) Finance
3 39 (41.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (41.94%) Retail
4 38 (40.86%) Test Strategy
5 37 (39.78%) IT Governance
6 33 (35.48%) Legal
7 32 (34.41%) Software Testing
8 29 (31.18%) Banking
8 29 (31.18%) E-Commerce
9 27 (29.03%) Automated Testing
10 20 (21.51%) Selenium
11 19 (20.43%) Test Automation
12 17 (18.28%) SoapUI
12 17 (18.28%) Systems Analysis
13 15 (16.13%) Project Management
14 14 (15.05%) Service Management
14 14 (15.05%) PRINCE2
15 12 (12.90%) TOGAF
15 12 (12.90%) Web Testing
15 12 (12.90%) Waterfall
16 11 (11.83%) Enterprise Architecture
16 11 (11.83%) ITIL
17 10 (10.75%) Management Information System
17 10 (10.75%) ITIL V3
18 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (9.68%) Business Process Mapping
19 7 (7.53%) Oracle
19 7 (7.53%) TestDirector
19 7 (7.53%) DevOps

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.08%) IIS
1 1 (1.08%) JBoss
1 1 (1.08%) Moodle
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.15%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.15%) LAN
2 2 (2.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) MySQL
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.08%) QlikView
3 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (21.51%) Selenium
2 17 (18.28%) SoapUI
3 7 (7.53%) TestDirector
4 4 (4.30%) MSTest
5 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.15%) RIATest
7 1 (1.08%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.08%) JUnit
7 1 (1.08%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.08%) OpenSTA
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.08%) Rational Robot
7 1 (1.08%) Subversion
7 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (43.01%) Finance
2 39 (41.94%) Retail
3 33 (35.48%) Legal
4 29 (31.18%) Banking
5 5 (5.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (39.78%) Analyst
2 20 (21.51%) Test Analyst
3 15 (16.13%) Systems Analyst
3 15 (16.13%) Web Analyst
3 15 (16.13%) Web Test Analyst
4 14 (15.05%) Business Systems Analyst
4 14 (15.05%) Lead Test Analyst
4 14 (15.05%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 14 (15.05%) Senior Test Engineer
4 14 (15.05%) Test Automation Engineer
4 14 (15.05%) Test Engineer
5 13 (13.98%) Architect
5 13 (13.98%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (12.90%) Consultant
6 12 (12.90%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 9 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (9.68%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 9 (9.68%) IT Analyst
7 9 (9.68%) Lead Architect
7 9 (9.68%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) .NET
2 3 (3.23%) CSS
2 3 (3.23%) HTML
2 3 (3.23%) XML
3 2 (2.15%) Ajax
3 2 (2.15%) jQuery
3 2 (2.15%) Web Services
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.08%) CSS3
4 1 (1.08%) Flash
4 1 (1.08%) Grails
4 1 (1.08%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.08%) HTML5
4 1 (1.08%) JSON
4 1 (1.08%) RESTful
4 1 (1.08%) Spring
4 1 (1.08%) XHTML
4 1 (1.08%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.53%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.53%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.23%) User Experience
5 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.08%) Animation
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.08%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.08%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.08%) SCORM
6 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.91%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (41.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (40.86%) Test Strategy
4 37 (39.78%) IT Governance
5 32 (34.41%) Software Testing
6 29 (31.18%) E-Commerce
7 27 (29.03%) Automated Testing
8 19 (20.43%) Test Automation
9 17 (18.28%) Systems Analysis
10 15 (16.13%) Project Management
11 14 (15.05%) PRINCE2
11 14 (15.05%) Service Management
12 12 (12.90%) TOGAF
12 12 (12.90%) Waterfall
12 12 (12.90%) Web Testing
13 11 (11.83%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (11.83%) ITIL
14 10 (10.75%) ITIL V3
15 9 (9.68%) Business Process Mapping
16 7 (7.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) SQL
2 4 (4.30%) C#
3 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (1.08%) CEH
3 1 (1.08%) CISMP
3 1 (1.08%) CISSP
3 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.08%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (7.53%) Oracle
2 2 (2.15%) Epicor
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.08%) Adobe
3 1 (1.08%) Blackboard
3 1 (1.08%) Pegasus