The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 11 15 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +34
Permanent jobs citing QA 81 54 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 13.59% 13.74% 2.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 68.64% 72.97% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 70 44 12
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £35,000 £18,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £54,250 £49,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,800
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.09%
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
118 74 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 19.80% 18.83% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 94 63 41
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £29,600 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,900 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bradford region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bradford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for QA.

1 72 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (47.54%) Finance
3 52 (42.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (41.80%) IT Governance
5 48 (39.34%) Test Strategy
6 47 (38.52%) Retail
7 46 (37.70%) Software Testing
8 38 (31.15%) Banking
8 38 (31.15%) Legal
8 38 (31.15%) E-Commerce
9 32 (26.23%) Selenium
10 29 (23.77%) Test Automation
10 29 (23.77%) Waterfall
11 23 (18.85%) Service Management
12 21 (17.21%) TOGAF
12 21 (17.21%) Automated Testing
13 18 (14.75%) Systems Analysis
13 18 (14.75%) PRINCE2
14 17 (13.93%) SoapUI
14 17 (13.93%) SDLC
15 16 (13.11%) Functional Testing
16 15 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (12.30%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (11.48%) Non-Functional Testing
17 14 (11.48%) Project Management
18 12 (9.84%) Enterprise Architecture
18 12 (9.84%) Web Testing
18 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
19 10 (8.20%) Management Information System
19 10 (8.20%) Mobile App

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.64%) OpenEdge
2 1 (0.82%) IIS
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) MS Office
2 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.64%) SaaS
3 1 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.82%) MySQL
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (26.23%) Selenium
2 17 (13.93%) SoapUI
3 10 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.74%) TestDirector
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.64%) RIATest
5 2 (1.64%) WebSpeed
6 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.82%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.82%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.82%) MSTest
6 1 (0.82%) OpenSTA
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.82%) Rational Robot
General
1 58 (47.54%) Finance
2 47 (38.52%) Retail
3 38 (31.15%) Banking
3 38 (31.15%) Legal
4 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (45.08%) Analyst
2 33 (27.05%) Test Analyst
3 25 (20.49%) Lead Test Analyst
3 25 (20.49%) Web Analyst
3 25 (20.49%) Web Test Analyst
4 22 (18.03%) Architect
4 22 (18.03%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (17.21%) Lead Architect
5 21 (17.21%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 18 (14.75%) Systems Analyst
7 16 (13.11%) Infrastructure Architect
7 16 (13.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 16 (13.11%) Test Engineer
8 14 (11.48%) Business Systems Analyst
9 13 (10.66%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 13 (10.66%) Test Automation Engineer
9 13 (10.66%) UAT Lead
9 13 (10.66%) UAT Test Analyst
9 13 (10.66%) UAT Test Lead
9 13 (10.66%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) .NET
2 5 (4.10%) XML
3 4 (3.28%) HTML
4 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.46%) Web Services
5 1 (0.82%) Ajax
5 1 (0.82%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.82%) CSS
5 1 (0.82%) CSS3
5 1 (0.82%) Flash
5 1 (0.82%) HTML5
5 1 (0.82%) jQuery
5 1 (0.82%) XHTML
5 1 (0.82%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.20%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.20%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.10%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.46%) User Experience
5 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (42.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 51 (41.80%) IT Governance
4 48 (39.34%) Test Strategy
5 46 (37.70%) Software Testing
6 38 (31.15%) E-Commerce
7 29 (23.77%) Test Automation
7 29 (23.77%) Waterfall
8 23 (18.85%) Service Management
9 21 (17.21%) Automated Testing
9 21 (17.21%) TOGAF
10 18 (14.75%) PRINCE2
10 18 (14.75%) Systems Analysis
11 17 (13.93%) SDLC
12 16 (13.11%) Functional Testing
13 15 (12.30%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (11.48%) Non-Functional Testing
14 14 (11.48%) Project Management
15 12 (9.84%) Enterprise Architecture
15 12 (9.84%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.74%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.92%) SQL
3 5 (4.10%) C#
4 3 (2.46%) Python
5 2 (1.64%) OpenEdge ABL
5 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.64%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (0.82%) Java
6 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.56%) ISEB
2 6 (4.92%) Degree
3 1 (0.82%) CEH
3 1 (0.82%) CISMP
3 1 (0.82%) CISSP
3 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.82%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.10%) Oracle
3 2 (1.64%) Progress
4 1 (0.82%) Pegasus
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