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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 42 80 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 9.44% 15.09% 6.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 70.00% 69.57% 55.26%
Number of salaries quoted 41 75 18
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -5.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £51,000 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
60 115 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 13.48% 21.70% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 59 103 30
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £30,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,650 £49,250 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 27 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bradford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 46 (73.02%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 31 (49.21%) Finance
4 30 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (47.62%) Selenium
4 30 (47.62%) Waterfall
5 27 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
6 26 (41.27%) Test Strategy
6 26 (41.27%) Test Automation
7 23 (36.51%) Banking
7 23 (36.51%) Retail
7 23 (36.51%) Legal
7 23 (36.51%) E-Commerce
8 18 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (28.57%) Functional Testing
9 16 (25.40%) SDLC
10 15 (23.81%) IT Governance
11 14 (22.22%) ISEB
12 13 (20.63%) SoapUI
13 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
13 12 (19.05%) MS Office
14 11 (17.46%) Automated Testing
15 10 (15.87%) System Testing
15 10 (15.87%) Service Management
16 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
17 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (12.70%) TOGAF
17 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
17 8 (12.70%) Scrum

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 (3.17%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (47.62%) Selenium
2 13 (20.63%) SoapUI
3 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.17%) WebSpeed
General
1 31 (49.21%) Finance
2 23 (36.51%) Banking
2 23 (36.51%) Legal
2 23 (36.51%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Analyst
2 23 (36.51%) Test Analyst
3 14 (22.22%) Lead Test Analyst
3 14 (22.22%) UAT Analyst
3 14 (22.22%) UAT Lead
3 14 (22.22%) UAT Test Analyst
3 14 (22.22%) UAT Test Lead
3 14 (22.22%) Web Analyst
3 14 (22.22%) Web Applications Analyst
3 14 (22.22%) Web Test Analyst
4 13 (20.63%) Test Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Web Applications Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Web Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Architect
6 8 (12.70%) Lead Architect
6 8 (12.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 8 (12.70%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) .NET
2 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.17%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (73.02%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 30 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (47.62%) Waterfall
4 27 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
5 26 (41.27%) Test Automation
5 26 (41.27%) Test Strategy
6 23 (36.51%) E-Commerce
7 18 (28.57%) Functional Testing
7 18 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (25.40%) SDLC
9 15 (23.81%) IT Governance
10 11 (17.46%) Automated Testing
11 10 (15.87%) Service Management
11 10 (15.87%) System Testing
12 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
12 8 (12.70%) Scrum
12 8 (12.70%) TOGAF
13 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.94%) C#
3 4 (6.35%) Python
3 4 (6.35%) SQL
4 3 (4.76%) Java
4 3 (4.76%) PHP
5 2 (3.17%) OpenEdge ABL
5 2 (3.17%) Progress 4GL
5 2 (3.17%) Ruby
6 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) ISEB
2 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.17%) CGEIT
3 2 (3.17%) CISA
3 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) COBIT
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Progress
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