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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 53 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 12.18% 3.05% 5.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 76.81% 31.43% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 47 11 17
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -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
69 35 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 15.86% 9.70% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 63 26 28
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £22,500 £34,350
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £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 4 September 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Bradford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 87 (67.44%) Finance
2 42 (32.56%) SQL
3 41 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (29.46%) ISEB
5 37 (28.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (24.03%) C#
7 23 (17.83%) .NET
7 23 (17.83%) Test Strategy
8 22 (17.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (17.05%) JavaScript
8 22 (17.05%) XML
9 21 (16.28%) ASP.NET
9 21 (16.28%) Microsoft
10 20 (15.50%) CSS
10 20 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (15.50%) SQL Server
10 20 (15.50%) T-SQL
11 19 (14.73%) Automated Testing
12 18 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (13.95%) ISTQB
12 18 (13.95%) Management Information System
13 17 (13.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 16 (12.40%) Degree
15 15 (11.63%) Mentoring
16 13 (10.08%) Legal
16 13 (10.08%) Visual Studio
17 12 (9.30%) Information Management
17 12 (9.30%) Data Quality
18 11 (8.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 11 (8.53%) Banking

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.78%) MTS
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.50%) SQL Server
1 20 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (17.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (10.08%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.33%) JMeter
3 3 (2.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.55%) JIRA
5 1 (0.78%) Selenium
5 1 (0.78%) JUnit
5 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 87 (67.44%) Finance
2 13 (10.08%) Legal
3 11 (8.53%) Banking
4 10 (7.75%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 61 (47.29%) Analyst
2 30 (23.26%) Test Analyst
3 24 (18.60%) Senior Analyst
4 23 (17.83%) Senior Test Analyst
5 19 (14.73%) QA Manager
6 18 (13.95%) Test Manager
7 14 (10.85%) QA Analyst
7 14 (10.85%) PMO Manager
8 13 (10.08%) Lead Test Analyst
8 13 (10.08%) Senior Test Engineer
8 13 (10.08%) Test Engineer
9 11 (8.53%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Tester
11 5 (3.88%) Transition Manager
12 4 (3.10%) Change Analyst
12 4 (3.10%) Project Manager
13 3 (2.33%) Software Tester
13 3 (2.33%) Senior Tester
13 3 (2.33%) Financial Business Analyst
13 3 (2.33%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.83%) .NET
2 22 (17.05%) XML
3 21 (16.28%) ASP.NET
4 20 (15.50%) CSS
5 2 (1.55%) SOAP
5 2 (1.55%) XSD
5 2 (1.55%) XSL
5 2 (1.55%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.55%) J2EE
5 2 (1.55%) HTML
5 2 (1.55%) FreeMarker
6 1 (0.78%) jQuery
6 1 (0.78%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.78%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.78%) Ajax
6 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.95%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.55%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.55%) Windows
1 2 (1.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (17.83%) Test Strategy
4 19 (14.73%) Automated Testing
5 15 (11.63%) Mentoring
6 12 (9.30%) Information Management
7 11 (8.53%) PRINCE2
7 11 (8.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (7.75%) Change Management
8 10 (7.75%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.98%) ITIL
9 9 (6.98%) SOA
9 9 (6.98%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.20%) IT Governance
10 8 (6.20%) Test Management
10 8 (6.20%) Demand Management
10 8 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.65%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.65%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.56%) SQL
2 31 (24.03%) C#
3 22 (17.05%) JavaScript
4 20 (15.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.55%) VB
5 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.55%) VB6
5 2 (1.55%) XPath
5 2 (1.55%) Groovy
5 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.55%) C++
5 2 (1.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (29.46%) ISEB
2 18 (13.95%) ISTQB
3 17 (13.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 16 (12.40%) Degree
5 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle
2 2 (1.55%) IBM
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