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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Permanent jobs citing QA 35 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 8.79% 3.31% 5.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.69% 39.29% 58.97%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 22
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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
64 28 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 16.08% 8.43% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 49 19 34
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £53,500 £50,000
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 27 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Bradford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 41 (64.06%) Finance
2 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 19 (29.69%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (26.56%) ITIL
5 14 (21.88%) SQL
5 14 (21.88%) .NET
6 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
6 13 (20.31%) T-SQL
6 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
6 13 (20.31%) Service Management
6 13 (20.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (18.75%) Windows
8 11 (17.19%) SOA
9 10 (15.63%) IT Governance
9 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (14.06%) Test Scripting
10 9 (14.06%) Service Delivery
11 8 (12.50%) Project Management
11 8 (12.50%) ISEB
11 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 8 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (10.94%) C#
13 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (9.38%) ITSM
13 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
13 6 (9.38%) CSS
13 6 (9.38%) XML
13 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
13 6 (9.38%) JavaScript

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (7.81%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
1 5 (7.81%) DNS
1 5 (7.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (64.06%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Advertising
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (51.56%) Analyst
2 16 (25.00%) Architect
3 15 (23.44%) Test Analyst
4 13 (20.31%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (15.63%) Business Analyst
5 10 (15.63%) Systems Architect
5 10 (15.63%) Business Architect
5 10 (15.63%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (10.94%) Services Delivery Manager
6 7 (10.94%) Service Manager
7 6 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) IT Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Senior Systems Architect
8 5 (7.81%) IT Business Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Senior Architect
9 4 (6.25%) Desktop Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) .NET
2 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
2 6 (9.38%) CSS
2 6 (9.38%) XML
3 5 (7.81%) Middleware
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (7.81%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.56%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.56%) Ajax
4 1 (1.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) Data Integration
3 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) HPUX
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) UNIX
3 4 (6.25%) Android
3 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) ITIL
2 13 (20.31%) Service Management
3 11 (17.19%) SOA
4 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.63%) IT Governance
5 9 (14.06%) Test Scripting
5 9 (14.06%) Service Delivery
6 8 (12.50%) Project Management
6 8 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.38%) ITSM
7 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.81%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.81%) Data Architecture
8 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (7.81%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (7.81%) Software Licensing
9 4 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) SQL
2 13 (20.31%) T-SQL
3 7 (10.94%) C#
4 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.81%) Java
5 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) ISEB
2 6 (9.38%) ISTQB
2 6 (9.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Hyperion
2 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Northgate
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