The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Bradford region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 22 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.79% 6.40% 2.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.15% 56.76% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 9
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £73,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
27 37 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 7.87% 11.28% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 20
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +19.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £37,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
West Yorkshire

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 31 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Bradford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (33.33%) SQL
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
1 8 (33.33%) Service Management
1 8 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
2 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
2 7 (29.17%) SLA
2 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) Business Process Mapping
3 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
4 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Ranorex
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.33%) Big Data
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.33%) MS Office
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.33%) OpenEdge
6 2 (8.33%) Progress
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting

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Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.33%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Ranorex
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) IT Services Manager
1 7 (29.17%) Service Manager
1 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 6 (25.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Head of Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Progress Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Customer Services Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
1 8 (33.33%) Service Management
1 8 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
2 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
2 7 (29.17%) Business Process Mapping
3 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.17%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) BDD
7 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Progress
2 1 (4.17%) SAP