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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 32 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 8.67% 5.41% 5.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.16% 50.00% 63.33%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 19
Average salary £44,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,125 £40,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
91 36 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 24.66% 10.81% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 67 18 28
Average salary £47,500 £30,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.47% -27.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £21,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 30 January 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Bradford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (57.69%) Finance
2 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (34.62%) SQL
3 18 (34.62%) T-SQL
3 18 (34.62%) .NET
3 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
3 18 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (28.85%) ITIL
5 14 (26.92%) SOA
6 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 13 (25.00%) Service Management
7 12 (23.08%) Windows
8 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 10 (19.23%) CSS
8 10 (19.23%) XML
8 10 (19.23%) C#
8 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (17.31%) IT Governance
9 9 (17.31%) Test Scripting
9 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
10 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
10 8 (15.38%) ITSM
10 8 (15.38%) Manual Testing
10 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (13.46%) ISEB
12 6 (11.54%) Project Management
12 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (11.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
13 5 (9.62%) Oracle BI EE

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (9.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Firewall
1 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
1 5 (9.62%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
1 18 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (57.69%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
2 5 (9.62%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (67.31%) Analyst
2 21 (40.38%) Test Analyst
3 15 (28.85%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (23.08%) Senior Test Analyst
5 10 (19.23%) Architect
6 8 (15.38%) Business Analyst
7 7 (13.46%) IT Architect
8 5 (9.62%) IT Business Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (9.62%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (9.62%) Services Delivery Manager
8 5 (9.62%) Service Manager
8 5 (9.62%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Desktop Manager
10 3 (5.77%) Junior Test Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Junior Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (5.77%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) .NET
2 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
2 10 (19.23%) CSS
2 10 (19.23%) XML
3 5 (9.62%) WebCenter
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (9.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Data Integration
3 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) UNIX
2 5 (9.62%) HPUX
2 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 4 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) ITIL
2 14 (26.92%) SOA
3 13 (25.00%) Service Management
4 9 (17.31%) IT Governance
4 9 (17.31%) Test Scripting
5 8 (15.38%) ITSM
5 8 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 6 (11.54%) Project Management
6 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.62%) Data Architecture
7 5 (9.62%) Asset Management
7 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.62%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (9.62%) Software Licensing
7 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.69%) Automation Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) SQL
1 18 (34.62%) T-SQL
2 10 (19.23%) C#
3 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.62%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) ISEB
2 6 (11.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Hyperion
2 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Northgate
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