The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 5.98% 1.86% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 63.64% 37.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £33,000 £18,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QA
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 East Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 9.40% 4.97% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 4
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,000 £19,525
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £39,300 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in East Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the East Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in East Yorkshire

QA
Salary Trend in East Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the East Yorkshire region.

QA Salary Trend in East Yorkshire

QA
Salary Histogram in East Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the East Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in East Yorkshire

QA
Job Locations in East Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the East Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hull +2 7 £33,000 +83.33%
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Yorkshire 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 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (61.54%) ISEB
3 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Retail
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) JIRA
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (23.08%) SDLC
7 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
7 2 (15.38%) ERP
7 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (15.38%) RUP
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) Legal
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Coaching
7 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Selenium
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis

QA
Top Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Yorkshire 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 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.69%) TestNG
3 1 (7.69%) JBehave
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Concordion
3 1 (7.69%) Behat
3 1 (7.69%) CasperJS
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
1 6 (46.15%) Software Tester
1 6 (46.15%) Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Informatica Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) ERP
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 2 (15.38%) RUP
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Coaching
8 1 (7.69%) Separation of Concerns
8 1 (7.69%) API Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
1 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
1 8 (61.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Informatica
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos