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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 22 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Permanent jobs citing QA 28 44 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 6.31% 10.07% 3.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.91% 70.97% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 38 9
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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
55 62 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 12.39% 14.19% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 54 47 21
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,700 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 29 April 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bradford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 38 (88.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) Software Testing
3 24 (55.81%) Waterfall
4 23 (53.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (48.84%) Selenium
6 20 (46.51%) Non-Functional Testing
6 20 (46.51%) Finance
7 17 (39.53%) ISEB
8 16 (37.21%) E-Commerce
9 15 (34.88%) Legal
9 15 (34.88%) Banking
9 15 (34.88%) Retail
9 15 (34.88%) Test Strategy
9 15 (34.88%) Test Automation
10 14 (32.56%) MS Office
11 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
12 11 (25.58%) Automated Testing
12 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (25.58%) Functional Testing
13 10 (23.26%) SoapUI
14 9 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (20.93%) SDLC
14 9 (20.93%) System Testing
15 8 (18.60%) Line Management
16 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
16 7 (16.28%) Resource Management
16 7 (16.28%) SQL
17 6 (13.95%) Regression Testing
17 6 (13.95%) ISTQB

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (48.84%) Selenium
2 10 (23.26%) SoapUI
3 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 15 (34.88%) Banking
2 15 (34.88%) Legal
2 15 (34.88%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Test Analyst
3 13 (30.23%) Test Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Applications Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Web Applications Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Web Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Business Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Lead Test Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) UAT Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) UAT Lead
6 6 (13.95%) UAT Test Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) UAT Test Lead
6 6 (13.95%) Web Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Web Applications Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Web Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Development Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Software Testing Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (88.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) Software Testing
3 24 (55.81%) Waterfall
4 23 (53.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (46.51%) Non-Functional Testing
6 16 (37.21%) E-Commerce
7 15 (34.88%) Test Automation
7 15 (34.88%) Test Strategy
8 11 (25.58%) Automated Testing
8 11 (25.58%) Functional Testing
8 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (20.93%) SDLC
9 9 (20.93%) System Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Line Management
11 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
11 7 (16.28%) Resource Management
12 6 (13.95%) Regression Testing
13 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (11.63%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.30%) Python
4 3 (6.98%) C#
4 3 (6.98%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) PHP
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) ISEB
2 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
2 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (11.63%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) CGEIT
4 2 (4.65%) CISA
4 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) COBIT
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
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