The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.47% 11.21% 17.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.71% 78.79% 61.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 32
Median salary £47,500 £23,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -26.92%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 Halifax region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
14 33 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 9.72% 14.22% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 55
Median salary £60,000 £25,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+140.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of job ads across the Halifax region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

QA
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

QA Salary Trend in Halifax

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Halifax region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) LDAP
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) WinForms
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Secure Coding
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Ranorex
4 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Ranorex
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Testopia
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Agile Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) WCF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Product Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) RUP
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
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