The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 10 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 52 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 14.94% 14.81% 12.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 83.87% 92.86% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 47 9
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £34,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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
31 56 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 17.82% 15.95% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11 51 13
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,700 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Halifax

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 25 (56.82%) Banking
2 24 (54.55%) Retail
3 17 (38.64%) Business Analysis
4 16 (36.36%) Finance
4 16 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 14 (31.82%) Project Management
6 13 (29.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (27.27%) Regression Testing
8 10 (22.73%) Six Sigma
8 10 (22.73%) Automated Testing
8 10 (22.73%) Lean Six Sigma
9 9 (20.45%) SoapUI
9 9 (20.45%) Test Strategy
9 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (20.45%) Web Services
10 8 (18.18%) ISEB
11 7 (15.91%) Retail Banking
11 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.64%) Functional Testing
12 6 (13.64%) Manual Testing
12 6 (13.64%) Validation
12 6 (13.64%) ISTQB
12 6 (13.64%) Requirements Management
13 5 (11.36%) UML
14 4 (9.09%) Change Management
14 4 (9.09%) Credit Risk
14 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
15 3 (6.82%) Change Control
15 3 (6.82%) Cyber Security

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) ATM
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.55%) Selenium
2 2 (4.55%) Ranorex
3 1 (2.27%) Firebug
3 1 (2.27%) Fiddler
General
1 25 (56.82%) Banking
2 24 (54.55%) Retail
3 16 (36.36%) Finance
4 7 (15.91%) Retail Banking
5 3 (6.82%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 38 (86.36%) Analyst
2 17 (38.64%) Business Analyst
3 16 (36.36%) Test Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Lead Business Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Business Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.82%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Change Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Junior
8 2 (4.55%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Specialist
9 1 (2.27%) Programme Planner
9 1 (2.27%) Junior Test Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Web Services
2 3 (6.82%) Apache Flex
2 3 (6.82%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) J2EE
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.27%) Tandem
3 1 (2.27%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Business Analysis
2 16 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 14 (31.82%) Project Management
4 13 (29.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Six Sigma
6 10 (22.73%) Automated Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Lean Six Sigma
7 9 (20.45%) Test Strategy
7 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.64%) Functional Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Manual Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Validation
9 6 (13.64%) Requirements Management
10 5 (11.36%) UML
11 4 (9.09%) Change Management
11 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 3 (6.82%) Change Control
12 3 (6.82%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) C++
2 1 (2.27%) COBOL
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) PL/1
2 1 (2.27%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) ISEB
2 6 (13.64%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) VocaLink
2 1 (2.27%) Pega
2 1 (2.27%) IBM
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) NCR
2 1 (2.27%) HP
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