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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 20 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.77% 12.20% 14.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 90.91% 68.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 55
Median salary - £36,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.83%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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
2 22 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.54% 13.41% 21.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 82
Median salary £20,000 £35,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) Product Management
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing

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
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Development Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Development Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Product Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Product Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Product Owner
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Development Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) Product Management
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft