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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 18 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing QA 35 62 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 8.12% 13.03% 4.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.04% 66.67% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 34 55 12
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
53 93 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 12.30% 19.54% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 52 78 22
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -5.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 26 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bradford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 45 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (64.71%) Software Testing
3 28 (54.90%) Selenium
3 28 (54.90%) Finance
4 26 (50.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (50.98%) Waterfall
5 24 (47.06%) Non-Functional Testing
6 22 (43.14%) Test Strategy
6 22 (43.14%) Test Automation
7 20 (39.22%) E-Commerce
8 19 (37.25%) Legal
8 19 (37.25%) Banking
8 19 (37.25%) Retail
9 16 (31.37%) ISEB
10 15 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (29.41%) Functional Testing
11 13 (25.49%) SDLC
11 13 (25.49%) SoapUI
11 13 (25.49%) MS Office
11 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
12 11 (21.57%) System Testing
12 11 (21.57%) Automated Testing
13 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (15.69%) Scrum
16 7 (13.73%) Line Management
17 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
17 6 (11.76%) SQL

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 2 (3.92%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (54.90%) Selenium
2 13 (25.49%) SoapUI
3 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.92%) WebSpeed
General
1 28 (54.90%) Finance
2 19 (37.25%) Banking
2 19 (37.25%) Legal
2 19 (37.25%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Analyst
2 20 (39.22%) Test Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) Test Engineer
4 10 (19.61%) Lead Test Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) UAT Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) UAT Lead
4 10 (19.61%) UAT Test Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) UAT Test Lead
4 10 (19.61%) Web Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) Web Applications Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) Web Test Analyst
5 9 (17.65%) Applications Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) Web Applications Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) Web Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Tester
7 5 (9.80%) Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (64.71%) Software Testing
3 26 (50.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (50.98%) Waterfall
4 24 (47.06%) Non-Functional Testing
5 22 (43.14%) Test Automation
5 22 (43.14%) Test Strategy
6 20 (39.22%) E-Commerce
7 15 (29.41%) Functional Testing
7 15 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (25.49%) SDLC
9 11 (21.57%) Automated Testing
9 11 (21.57%) System Testing
10 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (15.69%) Scrum
11 7 (13.73%) Line Management
12 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
12 6 (11.76%) Resource Management
13 5 (9.80%) IT Governance
13 5 (9.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) Python
4 3 (5.88%) Java
4 3 (5.88%) PHP
5 2 (3.92%) OpenEdge ABL
5 2 (3.92%) Progress 4GL
5 2 (3.92%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) ISEB
2 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (9.80%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) CGEIT
4 2 (3.92%) CISA
4 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) COBIT
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Progress
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