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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 24 19 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 37 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 7.93% 10.39% 5.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 56.67% 60.66% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 24
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
60 61 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 13.99% 17.13% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 54 49 62
Median salary £43,750 £36,250 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £31,650 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,619 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +6.02%

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 7 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bradford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 57 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (45.45%) IT Governance
3 47 (42.73%) Finance
4 44 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (39.09%) Retail
6 40 (36.36%) Test Strategy
7 35 (31.82%) Software Testing
7 35 (31.82%) Legal
8 33 (30.00%) Banking
8 33 (30.00%) E-Commerce
9 25 (22.73%) Automated Testing
10 24 (21.82%) Selenium
11 22 (20.00%) Service Management
12 21 (19.09%) Test Automation
13 20 (18.18%) TOGAF
14 18 (16.36%) Systems Analysis
14 18 (16.36%) PRINCE2
15 17 (15.45%) SoapUI
16 16 (14.55%) Waterfall
16 16 (14.55%) Project Management
17 12 (10.91%) Web Testing
17 12 (10.91%) Enterprise Architecture
18 11 (10.00%) ITIL
18 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (10.00%) SDLC
19 10 (9.09%) ITIL V3
19 10 (9.09%) Management Information System
20 9 (8.18%) Business Process Mapping
21 8 (7.27%) Oracle
22 7 (6.36%) TestDirector

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 (0.91%) IIS
1 1 (0.91%) JBoss
1 1 (0.91%) Moodle
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (1.82%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.82%) SaaS
3 1 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.82%) LAN
2 2 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.91%) QlikView
4 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (21.82%) Selenium
2 17 (15.45%) SoapUI
3 7 (6.36%) TestDirector
4 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.82%) MSTest
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.82%) RIATest
4 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.91%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.91%) JUnit
5 1 (0.91%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.91%) OpenSTA
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.91%) Rational Robot
5 1 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 47 (42.73%) Finance
2 43 (39.09%) Retail
3 35 (31.82%) Legal
4 33 (30.00%) Banking
5 6 (5.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (38.18%) Analyst
2 23 (20.91%) Test Analyst
3 21 (19.09%) Architect
3 21 (19.09%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (17.27%) Web Analyst
4 19 (17.27%) Web Test Analyst
5 18 (16.36%) Lead Architect
5 18 (16.36%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 16 (14.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 16 (14.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 16 (14.55%) Lead Test Analyst
7 15 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
8 14 (12.73%) Business Systems Analyst
8 14 (12.73%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 14 (12.73%) Senior Test Engineer
8 14 (12.73%) Test Automation Engineer
8 14 (12.73%) Test Engineer
9 12 (10.91%) Consultant
9 12 (10.91%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 12 (10.91%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) .NET
2 3 (2.73%) CSS
2 3 (2.73%) HTML
2 3 (2.73%) XML
3 2 (1.82%) Ajax
3 2 (1.82%) jQuery
3 2 (1.82%) Web Services
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.91%) CSS3
4 1 (0.91%) Flash
4 1 (0.91%) Grails
4 1 (0.91%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.91%) HTML5
4 1 (0.91%) JSON
4 1 (0.91%) RESTful
4 1 (0.91%) Spring
4 1 (0.91%) XHTML
4 1 (0.91%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.36%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.36%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.73%) User Experience
5 1 (0.91%) Animation
5 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.91%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.91%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.91%) SCORM
5 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.73%) Windows
2 1 (0.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (45.45%) IT Governance
3 44 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 35 (31.82%) Software Testing
6 33 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 25 (22.73%) Automated Testing
8 22 (20.00%) Service Management
9 21 (19.09%) Test Automation
10 20 (18.18%) TOGAF
11 18 (16.36%) PRINCE2
11 18 (16.36%) Systems Analysis
12 16 (14.55%) Project Management
12 16 (14.55%) Waterfall
13 12 (10.91%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (10.91%) Web Testing
14 11 (10.00%) ITIL
14 11 (10.00%) SDLC
15 10 (9.09%) ITIL V3
16 9 (8.18%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.45%) SQL
2 4 (3.64%) C#
3 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.91%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (6.36%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) ISEB
3 1 (0.91%) CEH
3 1 (0.91%) CISMP
3 1 (0.91%) CISSP
3 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.91%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (7.27%) Oracle
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.82%) Epicor
4 1 (0.91%) Adobe
4 1 (0.91%) Blackboard
4 1 (0.91%) Pegasus