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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 14 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 72 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 14.78% 4.59% 3.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 69.23% 55.56% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 64 13 8
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
104 27 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 21.36% 8.26% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 88 20 22
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £49,750 £49,550
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 2 June 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Bradford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 67 (64.42%) Finance
2 26 (25.00%) ISEB
3 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
4 22 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (18.27%) SQL
8 18 (17.31%) C#
8 18 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (12.50%) .NET
9 13 (12.50%) ITIL
10 12 (11.54%) PRINCE2
10 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
10 12 (11.54%) T-SQL
10 12 (11.54%) Management Information System
10 12 (11.54%) Test Strategy
10 12 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (11.54%) Degree
11 11 (10.58%) Visual Studio
11 11 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
12 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET
12 10 (9.62%) CSS
12 10 (9.62%) XML
12 10 (9.62%) ISTQB
12 10 (9.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 9 (8.65%) IT Governance
13 9 (8.65%) Business Analysis
13 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
13 9 (8.65%) Configuration Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 4 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) Firewall
1 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 12 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 18 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (10.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (64.42%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 6 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (1.92%) Legal
4 2 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (50.96%) Analyst
2 22 (21.15%) Senior Analyst
3 21 (20.19%) Test Analyst
4 20 (19.23%) Senior Test Analyst
5 15 (14.42%) Business Analyst
6 12 (11.54%) QA Analyst
7 11 (10.58%) Architect
7 11 (10.58%) QA Manager
8 10 (9.62%) Systems Architect
8 10 (9.62%) Business Architect
8 10 (9.62%) PMO Manager
9 8 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
10 7 (6.73%) Test Manager
11 6 (5.77%) Project Manager
11 6 (5.77%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (4.81%) Senior Architect
12 5 (4.81%) Transition Manager
12 5 (4.81%) IT Business Analyst
12 5 (4.81%) Senior Systems Architect
12 5 (4.81%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.50%) .NET
2 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET
2 10 (9.62%) CSS
2 10 (9.62%) XML
3 4 (3.85%) Middleware
3 4 (3.85%) WebCenter
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.96%) jQuery
4 1 (0.96%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.96%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.85%) UNIX
1 4 (3.85%) Windows
1 4 (3.85%) HPUX
1 4 (3.85%) Linux
2 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.50%) ITIL
4 12 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 12 (11.54%) Test Strategy
5 9 (8.65%) IT Governance
5 9 (8.65%) Business Analysis
5 9 (8.65%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.69%) Change Management
6 8 (7.69%) Information Management
6 8 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (6.73%) Automated Testing
7 7 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.77%) SOA
8 6 (5.77%) Demand Management
9 5 (4.81%) Resource Management
9 5 (4.81%) Project Management
9 5 (4.81%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.81%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.27%) SQL
2 18 (17.31%) C#
3 12 (11.54%) T-SQL
4 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (25.00%) ISEB
2 12 (11.54%) Degree
3 10 (9.62%) ISTQB
3 10 (9.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.85%) Hyperion
2 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (0.96%) Northgate
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