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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 45 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 10.18% 3.27% 2.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 71.43% 47.83% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 39 10 9
Average salary £44,000 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +2.63%
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
63 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 14.25% 6.85% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 48 20 23
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £49,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Bradford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 47 (58.75%) Finance
2 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
3 19 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (21.25%) ITIL
6 15 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (16.25%) SQL
8 13 (16.25%) ISEB
9 11 (13.75%) C#
9 11 (13.75%) Service Delivery
9 11 (13.75%) Degree
10 10 (12.50%) Service Management
10 10 (12.50%) .NET
10 10 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 9 (11.25%) Windows
11 9 (11.25%) Visual Studio
11 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
11 9 (11.25%) T-SQL
11 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (11.25%) IT Governance
11 9 (11.25%) Test Strategy
12 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
13 7 (8.75%) Configuration Management
13 7 (8.75%) Project Management
14 6 (7.50%) Retail
14 6 (7.50%) Test Scripting
14 6 (7.50%) SOA
15 5 (6.25%) Change Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 5 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
2 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Firewall
1 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
1 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (11.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (58.75%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Advertising
4 2 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (50.00%) Analyst
2 18 (22.50%) Senior Analyst
3 16 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 15 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
5 13 (16.25%) Architect
6 10 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 10 (12.50%) Systems Architect
6 10 (12.50%) Business Architect
7 9 (11.25%) QA Analyst
8 8 (10.00%) QA Manager
9 7 (8.75%) Test Manager
9 7 (8.75%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (8.75%) Service Manager
9 7 (8.75%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
11 5 (6.25%) Senior Architect
11 5 (6.25%) Senior Systems Architect
11 5 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) .NET
2 5 (6.25%) Middleware
2 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.25%) CSS
2 5 (6.25%) XML
2 5 (6.25%) WebCenter
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.25%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.25%) jQuery
3 1 (1.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) HPUX
2 5 (6.25%) Linux
2 5 (6.25%) UNIX
3 4 (5.00%) Android
3 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.25%) ITIL
3 15 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (13.75%) Service Delivery
5 10 (12.50%) Service Management
5 10 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 9 (11.25%) IT Governance
6 9 (11.25%) Test Strategy
7 7 (8.75%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.75%) Project Management
8 6 (7.50%) Test Scripting
8 6 (7.50%) SOA
9 5 (6.25%) Change Management
9 5 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.25%) Manual Testing
9 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (6.25%) Software Licensing
9 5 (6.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.25%) SQL
2 11 (13.75%) C#
3 9 (11.25%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.25%) Java
4 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) ISEB
2 11 (13.75%) Degree
3 5 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.25%) Hyperion
2 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) Northgate
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