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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - 15
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Yorkshire - - 8.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
5 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 3.65% 12.21% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 13
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £27,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management

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Top Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft