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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 5.90% 3.25% 2.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.50% 36.36% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 6
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
80 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 18.14% 8.94% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 57 23 25
Average salary £47,500 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.69% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £26,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 19 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Bradford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 20 (51.28%) SQL
1 20 (51.28%) Finance
2 19 (48.72%) .NET
3 18 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 18 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
5 13 (33.33%) ITIL
6 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 12 (30.77%) Service Management
6 12 (30.77%) Windows
7 10 (25.64%) C#
7 10 (25.64%) SOA
7 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
7 10 (25.64%) CSS
7 10 (25.64%) XML
8 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
8 9 (23.08%) IT Governance
8 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
9 8 (20.51%) Manual Testing
9 8 (20.51%) ITSM
9 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (17.95%) ISEB
11 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
11 6 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (15.38%) Project Management
12 5 (12.82%) Data Architecture
12 5 (12.82%) SharePoint

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (51.28%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Advertising
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Analyst
2 22 (56.41%) Test Analyst
3 14 (35.90%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 8 (20.51%) Architect
6 7 (17.95%) IT Architect
7 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (10.26%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (10.26%) Services Delivery Manager
8 4 (10.26%) Service Manager
9 3 (7.69%) Junior
9 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) Desktop Manager
10 2 (5.13%) Software Test Analyst
10 2 (5.13%) Graduate
11 1 (2.56%) QA Test Analyst
11 1 (2.56%) QA Analyst
11 1 (2.56%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
2 10 (25.64%) CSS
2 10 (25.64%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.56%) WebCenter
3 1 (2.56%) HTML5
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Android
2 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) HPUX
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) Service Management
3 10 (25.64%) SOA
4 9 (23.08%) IT Governance
4 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 8 (20.51%) Manual Testing
5 8 (20.51%) ITSM
6 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.38%) Project Management
7 5 (12.82%) Data Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.26%) Automation Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Software Licensing
9 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.56%) Business Process Improvement
10 1 (2.56%) CMMI
10 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) SQL
2 18 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 10 (25.64%) C#
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) ISEB
2 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 6 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Hyperion
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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